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Ombuds office expanding its mission

April 6, 2001 - Fourteen months after his appointment as the Department of Energy’s National Ombudsman, Jeremy Wu says he’s pleased to report his office is growing, along with his mission. “We have committed leaders in Gen. John Gordon and Spencer Abraham,” he said...

DOE submits $19.2 billion budget

April 6, 2001 - Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham submitted a $19.2 billion budget request for Fiscal Year 2002, calling it an “important first step and prudent transition setting a course toward comprehensive change and reform as the department looks to the future...

Lab Scientist/UCLA Professor To Discuss "Ice Ages And...

April 6, 2001 - Who: Michael Ghil, director of the Institute of Geophysics & Planetary Physics and a professor of atmospheric sciences at UCLA, will discuss "Ice Ages and Global Warming." What: Dr. Ghil’s talk is part of the UC Davis Seminar Series at the Department of Applied Science, Lawrence...

EPD’s Brendan Dooher goes to Washington

March 30, 2001 - Brendan Dooher of the Environmental Protection Department is looking forward “to having lunch with Albert Einstein” at the National Academy of Science in Washington, D.C. Dooher is the first Laboratory engineer to be selected for the prestigious...

NNSA looks at key stewardship issues

March 30, 2001 - ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —Representatives from the National Nuclear Security Administration met this week with principal contractors and stakeholders in a forum for Nuclear Security Decision-Makers. Facilitated by Monitor Publications president and publisher...

Science Day focuses on Lab's reason for being

March 30, 2001 - Every day is science and technology day at the Laboratory. But last week, the Laboratory set aside one special day to acknowledge its scientific and technological accomplishments, and the employees who create these achievements. In the past,...

'Work-Life' Web guide launched

March 30, 2001 - How do you juggle the demands of work, family and personal needs? There are plenty of options, and now you can find them on the Lab’s new Work-Life Web Guide. The Web page is part of an ongoing Laboratory effort to enhance and improve the...

UC collaboration founds Edward Teller Education Center

March 30, 2001 - The University of California, Davis, in collaboration with the UC Office of the President, UC Merced and the Laboratory, has established the Edward Teller Education Center adjacent to the UC Davis Department of Applied Science at LLNL. The...

UC Davis/LLNL Regional Education Center to Provide Professional...

March 28, 2001 - LIVERMORE, Calif.-- The University of California, Davis, in collaboration with the UC Office of the President, UC Merced and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has established the Edward Teller Education Center adjacent to the UC Davis Department of Applied Science at LLNL. The center...

NNSA will blend science, security to 'push barriers�

March 23, 2001 - When Gen. John Gordon, administrator for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), spoke at the Science Day celebration, he used his chance to speak to “a captive audience” of Lab employees, managers, scientists and engineers about the...

Krebs tells scientists to learn 'language of leadership...

March 23, 2001 - Despite a perception of conflicting objectives, scientists must be responsive to management if they want to seek funding, said Martha Krebs, director of the California NanoSystems Institute and former director of DOE’s Office of Science. Krebs spoke...

A day of show and tell for supercomputing

March 23, 2001 - In an unprecedented exhibition of the vast reaches of the Lab’s supercomputing power, scientists and engineers from nearly every discipline and program displayed their projects throughout the Science Day celebration. Employees, managers, media, and...

Lab scientists contribute to physics dictionary

March 23, 2001 - Lab physicists Don Correll and Bob Heeter were recent collaborators on the CRC Press Comprehensive Dictionary of Physics, published earlier this year. Both Correll, who is director of the Lab’s Science & Technology Education Program, and Heeter...

Livermore Lab Workers Are Long-Lived

March 14, 2001 - LIVERMORE, Calif — Mortality rates for employees at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory continue to be significantly lower than the death rates for the general population, an ongoing study shows.The study revealed that, for all causes of death during the period 1984 through 1996, Lab workers...

Jay Davis Named Livermore Lab's First National Security...

March 12, 2001 - LIVERMORE, Calif. — Jay Davis, the director of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) – a Department of Defense related organization – will return to Lawrence Livermore Laboratory to become the first National Security Fellow at the Lab’s Center for Global Security Research, effective July 1...

Lab expertise tapped to reduce chemical weapons threat

March 9, 2001 - The Laboratory’s state-of-the-art forensic capabilities for ultratrace chemical analysis have been enlisted in the global effort to reduce the threat of chemical weapons. At the request of the State Department, Department of Defense and DOE,...

Small-scale modeling yields big dividends

March 9, 2001 - Some of the most well known work coming from the Lab deals with computational modeling at the smallest level. Providing invaluable data to many projects involving simulations at the microscopic scale is the Quantum Simulations Group (QSG) in the...

Jay Davis to return as Lab's first fellow for national...

March 9, 2001 - Jay Davis, the director of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) — a Department of Defense related organization — will return to the Laboratory to become the first National Security Fellow at the Center for Global Security Research, effective July...

DDLS presentation dives into carbon sequestration in ocean depths

March 9, 2001 - Chemical experiments in the deep sea will be discussed in depth when Peter Brewer, senior scientist at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, presents the next Director’s Distinguished Lecturer Series. The talk takes place at 3:30 p.m., Monday, March 12, in the Bldg. 123 auditorium.The...

Computing pioneer to speak

March 9, 2001 - In addition to many of the Lab’s own top scientists’ presentations, Science Day will host Larry Smarr as its plenary speaker. Smarr’s talk, “From the Supercomputer to the Grid,” will be held at 9 a.m. in the Bldg. 123 auditorium, along with the other Science...