b'I D A H O N A T I O N A L L A B O R A T O R Y F Y 2 0 2 0 L A B O V E R V I E WSCIENTIFIC EXCELLENCEI NLs national and global scientific and technical leadership continued to grow in FY 19, with notable collaborations, growing capabilities, and expanding areas of expertise. INL remains at the forefront of resolving the worlds most pressing energy and security challenges, today and into the future, because its passionate, talented, and dedicated staff are able to leverage the Laboratorys unique geography and world-class infrastructure and facilities. Top Left: Stephanie Pitts and her team are developing capabilities for advanced manufacturing Top Right: Ginger Wright LDRD is one of INLs tools to advancehelped grow an LDRD investment into the four-laboratory program Cyber Testing for Resilient Industrial Control Systemsscientific excellence by supporting early-stage research that leads to distinctive INL capabilities and direct-funded projects. INL uses its LDRD investments toF Y 1 9 I M PA C T Saccelerate advanced nuclear energy RD&D,INL is growing its postdoc program, emphasizing quality recruiting develop integrated fuel cycle solutions,and long-term retention, to strengthen its talentpipeline. accelerate advanced integrated energy systems, develop advanced materials and manufacturing processes for extreme environments, and improve the security and resilience of cyber-physical systems across critical infrastructure systems. 4 INL had 289 publications in FY 19, including anWei Wu is the inaugural article in Nature on materialsciencerecipient of INLs Outstanding INL-led R&DPostdoc Award100 Winners16'