Nils Carlson receives ODNI exceptional service award

Feb. 22, 2021- 
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL) Nils Carlson has received the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) award for exceptional service while on assignment with ODNI. The citation notes that Carlson successfully leveraged his expert knowledge of Intelligence Community (IC) integration issues affecting the mission area in order to advise ODNI on effective...

Kim Budil selected as director of Lawrence Livermore

Jan. 28, 2021- 
Kim Budil has been named director of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). Charlene Zettel, chair of Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS), which manages the Laboratory for the Department of Energy's (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), made the announcement to Laboratory employees Jan. 28. Budil will begin her new role on March 2. Appointed with...

Lab teams earn DOE Secretary Achievement Awards

Jan. 27, 2021- 
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) employees, participating in 10 project teams, recently earned Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Achievement Awards. Representing some of the highest internal, non-monetary recognition that DOE employees and contractors can receive, these awards recognize DOE employees and contractors for their service and contributions to the department’s...

Lawrence Livermore licenses tool to improve government computer network security

July 15, 2015- 
Government agencies, along with state and local governments, could receive a helping hand from a computer network security tool developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) computer scientists and engineers.The LLNL software-based technology, known as the Network Mapping System (NeMS), has been licensed to Cambridge Global Advisors, a Washington, D.C.-area strategic advisory...

The accidental entrepreneur

April 9, 2015- 
Editor's note: This article is part of an occasional series about LLNL entrepreneurs_______________Martin Casado considers himself to be an accidental entrepreneur.The 38-year-old Bay Area tech executive went from a research career at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to a doctorate at Stanford University, to starting and selling a company and finally to his current role as a senior vice...