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Deputy Director, Weapons

As Deputy Director, Weapons, Robert (Bob) Webster leads the programs to assure the safety, security, and effectiveness of the systems in the nation’s nuclear stockpile.

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Bob Webster

Bob WebsterBob Webster is the Deputy Director, Weapons, at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

In this role, Bob has direct line management responsibility for planning, coordinating, and integrating the Weapons programs by overseeing the Associate Level Directorates of Weapons Engineering, Weapons Physics, and Weapons Production.

Bob is a 29-year veteran of the Weapons programs and a recognized leader in nuclear weapons stockpile stewardship.

He began his Laboratory career as a graduate student at Los Alamos in 1984, became a consultant, then a technical staff member, and advanced through multiple national security positions to his present position.

During Bob’s tenure, the Weapons programs have consistently met or exceeded overall performance expectations and made significant contributions to Los Alamos’s and the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration’s missions—a compelling record of achievements that he brings to the many challenges of serving as the Deputy Director, Weapons.

Bob received a Ph.D. and M.S. in Nuclear Engineering from Purdue University, and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering, an M.S. in Applied Physics, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University.