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Associate Laboratory Director, Weapons Production

As Associate Laboratory Director for the Weapons Production, Dave Eyler directs programs to assure the safety, security, and effectiveness of the systems in the nation’s nuclear stockpile.


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Dave Eyler

Dave Eyler

David Eyler serves as the Associate Laboratory Director, Weapons Production for Los Alamos National Laboratory. Most recently, David was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS), where he was responsible for safe execution of all M&O functions at the Savannah River Site, including Savannah River National Laboratory and the site’s nuclear material operations, tritium operations and waste management.

He also led the integrated safety management, providing oversight, operational and safety leadership. Before joining SRNS, David served as Senior Vice President and Deputy Director of the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL), where he was responsible for the management, operation, safety and business planning.

He has also served as SRNS Vice President for Nuclear Materials Operations, as well as Vice President for Engineering. David began his career in the U.S. Navy, where he served for 29 years in various roles of increasing responsibility in the submarine fleet.

Following his naval career, David was a senior engineer with the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, responsible for oversight of several facilities within the Department of Energy’s nuclear weapons complex.

David has a M.S in Systems Technology from the Naval Postgraduate School, a M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy.