Six are the working areas included in this division; namely: Basic Research, Applied Research, Nuclear Fuel, Nuclear Systems; Control Projects Unit and Safeguards. Each working area has its own projects and departmental activities. Derived from this activities, arise thesis of the different academic degrees and in several subjects of physics, chemistry and nuclear sciences, as well as technological developments and achievements as the recent manufacture of nuclear fuel assemblies to be tested in Laguna Verde Nuclear Power Plant. For each project and departmental activity, aspects as objectives, advance percentage, personnel staff, activities, publications and presentation in congresses are detailed.
Research and Development Division 
- Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares, Mexico City (Mexico)