PSL Mission  

The Physical Science Laboratory is a unique national resource and a catalyst for robust federal/academic partnerships that supports the development and application of 21st century technologies to strengthen national security, and leverages talent at NMSU to support sustainable economic development in the state.  


PSL Vision 

By 2025, PSL will:   

  • Broaden our core capabilities  
  • Be a renowned location for national security innovation  
  • Lead the region in applied research
  • Support NMSU in achieving Carnegie R1 status  


PSL Priorities  

  • Create opportunities and incentives for cross-disciplinary collaboration and student success  (1,2,4)  
  • Enhance and expand partnerships (3)
  • Develop/sustain human capital (2, 3, 4)
  • Strengthen/improve capabilities (4)