The Texas A&M University System National Laboratories Office (NLO) was formed by the Chancellor to be a conduit for expanding engagement with the national laboratories for faculty, staff, and students of the A&M System. This office engages with all Department of Energy and National Nuclear Security Agency laboratories and sites.
The Texas A&M University System is one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation, with a budget of $4.7 billion. Through a statewide network of 11 universities and seven state agencies, the Texas A&M System educates more than 152,000 students and makes more than 22 million additional educational contacts through service and outreach programs each year. Systemwide, research and development expenditures exceeded $972 million in FY 2016 and helped drive the state’s economy.