Melissa Marggraff, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Melissa Marggraff

Melissa Marggraff is a Deputy Principal Associate Director for the Weapons and Complex Integration (WCI) Directorate.

Melissa has more than 20 years of experience in the Nuclear Weapons Program. She joined Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in 1984 as a nuclear weapons designer in the Thermonuclear Applications Group and participated in the underground nuclear test program. She provided leadership in LANL ICF Program for seven years. In 2006, she joined Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory WCI as the Chief of Staff. For the last two years, Melissa has championed the importance of additive manufacturing to NNSA and necessity of strong laboratory-plant partnerships to develop and expeditiously implement this technology to improve the posture of the nuclear weapons complex as a deterrent and support smaller stockpiles.

Melissa received a M.S. in physics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a B.A. in physics and mathematics from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida.