Federal Funds for Research and Development: Fiscal Years 2002, 2003, and 2004

Appendix C. Federally Funded Research and Development Centers, by Agency and Type of Administration


The following is the master list of federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs). The list is arranged by sponsoring agency and administering organization. Respondents used the FFRDC category to report funds obligated to centers identified on this list. FFRDC administrators are listed in parentheses.

 

Department of Defense
Office of the Secretary of Defense
Administered by universities and colleges, including university consortia
Software Engineering Institute (Carnegie Mellon University), Pittsburgh PA
Administered by nonprofit institutions other than universities and colleges
Institute for Defense Analyses Studies and Analyses FFRDC (Institute for Defense Analyses), Alexandria VA
National Defense Research Institute (RAND Corp.[1]), Santa Monica CA
C3I FFRDC (MITRE Corp.), Bedford MA and McLean VA
National Security Agency
Administered by nonprofit institutions other than universities and colleges
Institute for Defense Analyses Communications and Computing FFRDC (Institute for Defense Analyses), Alexandria VA
Department of the Navy
Administered by nonprofit institutions other than universities and colleges
Center for Naval Analyses (The CNA Corporation), Alexandria VA
Department of the Air Force
Administered by universities and colleges, including university consortia
Lincoln Laboratory (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Lexington MA
Administered by nonprofit institutions other than universities and colleges
Aerospace FFRDC (The Aerospace Corp.), El Segundo CA
Project Air Force (RAND Corp.[1]), Santa Monica CA
Department of the Army
Administered by nonprofit institutions other than universities and colleges
Arroyo Center (RAND Corp.[1]), Santa Monica CA

Department of Energy
Administered by industrial firms
Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (Bechtel BWXT Idaho LLC), Idaho Falls ID
Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia Corp., a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corp.), Albuquerque NM
Savannah River Technology Center (Westinghouse Savannah River Co.), Aiken SC
Administered by universities and colleges, including university consortia
Ames Laboratory (Iowa State University of Science and Technology), Ames IA
Argonne National Laboratory (University of Chicago), Argonne IL
Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (University of California), Berkeley CA
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Universities Research Association Inc.), Batavia IL
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (University of California), Livermore CA
Los Alamos National Laboratory (University of California), Los Alamos NM
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (Princeton University), Princeton NJ
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (Leland Stanford, Jr., University), Stanford CA
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Southeastern Universities Research Association Inc.), Newport News VA
Administered by nonprofit institutions other than universities and colleges
Brookhaven National Laboratory (Brookhaven Science Associates Inc.), Upton, Long Island, NY
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (Midwest Research Institute), Golden CO
Oak Ridge National Laboratory[2] (UT-Battelle LLC), Oak Ridge TN
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (Battelle Memorial Institute), Richland WA

Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
Administered by industrial firms
National Cancer Institute at Frederick[3] (Science Applications International Corp.; Charles River
Laboratories Inc.; Data Management Services Inc.; Wilson Information Services Inc.), Frederick MD

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Administered by universities and colleges, including university consortia
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (California Institute of Technology), Pasadena CA

National Science Foundation
Administered by universities and colleges, including university consortia
National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center (Cornell University), Arecibo PR
National Center for Atmospheric Research (University Corp. for Atmospheric Research), Boulder CO
National Optical Astronomy Observatories (Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy Inc.), Tucson AZ
National Radio Astronomy Observatory (Associated Universities Inc.), Green Bank WV
Administered by nonprofit institutions other than universities and colleges
The Science and Technology Policy Institute (RAND Corp.[1]), Washington DC

Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Administered by nonprofit institutions other than universities and colleges
Center for Nuclear Waste Regulatory Analyses (Southwest Research Institute), San Antonio TX

Department of Transportation
Federal Aviation Administration
Administered by nonprofit institutions other than universities and colleges
Center for Advanced Aviation System Development (MITRE Corp.), McLean VA

Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Administered by nonprofit institutions other than universities and colleges
IRS FFRDC (MITRE Corp.), McLean VA

 


Footnotes

[1]  These portions of RAND Corporation are FFRDCs: National Defense Research Institute (formerly Defense/Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff), Project Air Force, the Arroyo Center, and the Science and Technology Policy Institute (formerly Critical Technologies Institute). All other agency support to RAND is reported under "other nonprofit institutions excluding FFRDCs."

[2] On April 1, 2000, Oak Ridge National Laboratory acquired a new nonprofit administrator (UT-Battelle LLC). The previous administrator was the industrial firm Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corp.

[3] In 2000 name was changed from NCI Frederick Cancer Research and Development Center. It remains an FFRDC

NOTE: Updates of this list and an annotated list of FFRDCs are available at http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/ffrdc/


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