LLNL hosts DOE's 2019 Better Plants Technology Days to spur industry partnerships

April 15, 2019- 
Officials from the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) joined representatives from more than two dozen private companies in visiting Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) on April 9 for the 2019 Better Plants Technology Days. The annual event, hosted this year at LLNL and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, is aimed at exposing partners...

Nearly completed Advanced Manufacturing Lab opens doors to industry, academia

May 22, 2018- 
Representatives from more than 30 companies in the additive manufacturing (3D printing), automotive and aerospace industries got their first glimpse last week at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL) newest facility, the Advanced Manufacturing Laboratory, located in the Livermore Valley Open Campus (LVOC). The sneak preview was part of a "Partnering for Success" event designed to...

National Ignition Facility tops 400 shots in FY16

Sept. 26, 2016- 
LIVERMORE, California – On Sept. 18, the National Ignition Facility (NIF) performed its 400th experiment of fiscal year (FY) 2016, meeting the year's goal several weeks early. In comparison, the facility completed 356 experiments in FY15 and 191 experiments in FY14. NIF is on track to complete 415 experiments by the end of the fiscal year, more than doubling its FY14 accomplishments. Located...

Innovation Tri-Valley dubs Lab a game changer

March 31, 2016- 
Citing the Lab as an "anchor of innovation" within the region, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory was honored with the inaugural "Founder’s Award" by the Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group on Wednesday.Congressman Eric Swalwell presented the award during the annual #GameChangers Awards for business and technology leaders who epitomize the spirit of Innovation Tri-Valley."The spirit of...

LabCorps tech moves toward commercialization

Jan. 13, 2016- 
Two technologies developed by LLNL and Sandia/California researchers who participated in the Department of Energy’s (DOE) LabCorps program are moving toward commercialization.Under the LabCorps program, the LLNL and Sandia scientists were members of teams that included an entrepreneurial lead and an industry mentor, and advanced the technologies in 2015."The purpose of the LabCorps program is...

Labs convene in DC to improve tech transfer

Nov. 10, 2015- 
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s success in moving technology to the marketplace took center stage at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C. last week as senior Lab officials joined other national laboratories, White House officials and universities for the Forum on Connecting Regional Innovation Ecosystems to Federal and National Labs.The purpose of the daylong...

NNSA green-lights new open campus building

Oct. 27, 2015- 
The Laboratory has received approval from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) to take a first step toward building a new facility for the High Performance Computing Innovation Center (HPCIC) in the Livermore Valley Open Campus (LVOC).As a result, Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS) has released a Notice of Opportunity in Fed Biz Ops seeking partners interested in...

Signal, image sciences workshop set for May 13

March 23, 2015- 
The 2015 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Signal and Image Sciences Workshop will take place May 13 at the Livermore Valley Open Campus' High Performance Computing Innovation Center.The 19th annual free workshop is a signature event of the Engineering Directorate's Center for Advanced Signal and Image Sciences (CASIS). Co-sponsored by the East Bay chapter of the Institute of Electrical...

Lawrence Livermore and Sandia researchers gather to learn more about entrepreneurship

Jan. 26, 2015- 
More than 60 researchers and budding entrepreneurs from Livermore’s two national laboratories got a first-hand look at life as an entrepreneur through the kickoff for the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Lab-Corps pilot program last week.The Jan. 21 joint event, held at the Livermore Valley Open Campus, brought together scientists and engineers from Lawrence Livermore and Sandia national...

Next-generation supercomputer coming to Lab

Nov. 14, 2014- 
Livermore, California -- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) today announced a contract with IBM to deliver a next-generation supercomputer in 2017. The system, to be called Sierra, will serve the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) program.Procurement of Sierra is part of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)-sponsored Collaboration...

CASIS workshop explores building a Wikipedia for visual queries

May 27, 2014- 
The 18th annual Signal and Image Sciences Workshop, a signature event of the Engineering Directorate's Center for Advanced Signal and Image Sciences (CASIS), attracted more than 100 attendees last week.The workshop is designed to showcase R&D in signal and image sciences at Lawrence Livermore and Sandia national laboratories as well as local academic institutions and industries. It was co...

CASIS workshop explores building a Wikipedia for visual queries

May 27, 2014- 
The 18th annual Signal and Image Sciences Workshop, a signature event of the Engineering Directorate's Center for Advanced Signal and Image Sciences (CASIS), attracted more than 100 attendees last week.The workshop is designed to showcase R&D in signal and image sciences at Lawrence Livermore and Sandia national laboratories as well as local academic institutions and industries. It was co...

CASIS workshop explores building a Wikipedia for visual queries

May 27, 2014- 
The 18th annual Signal and Image Sciences Workshop, a signature event of the Engineering Directorate's Center for Advanced Signal and Image Sciences (CASIS), attracted more than 100 attendees last week.The workshop is designed to showcase R&D in signal and image sciences at Lawrence Livermore and Sandia national laboratories as well as local academic institutions and industries. It was co...

Albright addresses Chamber of Commerce

Sept. 27, 2013- 
Director Parney Albright sees a day when the Livermore Valley is known as a vibrant research and development enterprise, with the Laboratory and neighboring Sandia-California serving as anchor tenants.That's the message he delivered during a special presentation before the Chamber of Commerce Thursday at Wente Vineyards. The director served as the guest speaker for the chamber's final...

Americans continue to use more renewable energy sources

July 18, 2013- 
Americans used more natural gas, solar panels and wind turbines and less coal to generate electricity in 2012, according to the most recent U.S. energy charts released by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory . Each year, the Laboratory releases energy flow charts that track the nation's consumption of energy resources. Natural gas use is up particularly in the electricity generation...

Americans continue to use more renewable energy sources

July 18, 2013- 
Americans used more natural gas, solar panels and wind turbines and less coal to generate electricity in 2012, according to the most recent U.S. energy charts released by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory . Each year, the Laboratory releases energy flow charts that track the nation's consumption of energy resources. Natural gas use is up particularly in the electricity generation...

High Performance Computing Innovation Center marks second anniversary

July 15, 2013- 
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory launched an aggressive initiative to boost American industry's global competitiveness on June 30, 2011, by opening the High Performance Computing Innovation Center (HPCIC) in the Livermore Valley Open Campus (LVOC). Using expertise acquired through decades of applying HPC to challenges in a broad range of fields, the HPCIC has been reaching out to...

High Performance Computing Innovation Center marks second anniversary

July 15, 2013- 
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory launched an aggressive initiative to boost American industry's global competitiveness on June 30, 2011, by opening the High Performance Computing Innovation Center (HPCIC) in the Livermore Valley Open Campus (LVOC). Using expertise acquired through decades of applying HPC to challenges in a broad range of fields, the HPCIC has been reaching out to...

Veteran overcomes obstacles on path to Engineering internship

July 1, 2013- 
(Editor's note: Among an outstanding group of summer students currently at the Lab is an engineering student who has overcome several significant obstacles. Eric Browy was wounded while serving our country in Iraq, and is currently working on a master's degree in optical science and engineering at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. He shares his story about overcoming many life...

LLNL garners 'Best in Class' award from NNSA

May 4, 2012- 
The NNSA announced in a press release last week the Pollution Prevention Awards (P2) given to its national laboratories and sites for innovative initiatives. The P2 awards recognize performance in integrating environmental stewardship practices that helps to reduce risk, protect natural resources and enhance site operations. In addition to three awards given to the Lab in the category of...