Posts tagged with "Science"

Lab scientist named vice president of materials society

Jan. 27, 2014 -  
Patrice Turchi, a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, will be installed as the 2014 vice president of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) in February. Turchi, who is the group leader of LLNL's Materials Science Division of the...

The Flame Challenge is on: What is color?

Jan. 23, 2014 -  
How well do you know science? Do you know it well enough to explain it to a fellow scientist, engineer or your boss? What about a news reporter, college or high school student? Or, the ultimate challenge, a fifth-grade student? That is what the Flame Challenge is all about: encouraging scientists...

LLNL's Saturday lectures explore computational modeling

Jan. 15, 2014 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's popular lecture series, "Science on Saturday," returns Feb. 1 and runs through March 1. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the program. The series will offer four lectures with a theme of computational modeling. Topics include exploring nature via...

LLNL's 2013 Year-in-Review edition now online

Jan. 14, 2014 -  
Lawrence Livermore's Newsline month-by-month highlights from 2013 are available on the Web in the 2013 Year-in-Review edition. As in the past, listings are in four categories: Science and technology; People; Operations; and Awards and recognition. The 2013 Year-in-Review will appear only...

Lab physicist selected for Presidential Early Career Award for Science and Engineering

Jan. 13, 2014 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory physicist Miguel Morales has been selected for a 2014 Presidential Early Career Award for Science and Engineering (PECASE) for his leading edge research in condensed matter physics. Using advanced computational techniques such as density functional theory and...

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's top 10 stories of 2013

Dec. 30, 2013 -  
In 2013, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory continued six decades of scientific and technical achievement for national security, energy, the environment and basic science. Livermore technological innovation in such areas as high performance computing, micro-technology and energy also contribute...

NNSA's Kusnezov visits the Navajo Nation to discuss Energy and STEM education

Dec. 18, 2013 -  
Dimitri Kusnezov, chief scientist and director of the Office of Science and Policy for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), recently visited the Navajo Nation in the four corners area to gain a better understanding of tribal efforts in energy and Science, Technology, Engineering and...

Consortium awards Lab research and tech transfer

Dec. 16, 2013 -  
Two representatives of the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) visited LLNL last Monday (Dec. 9) as part of a trip to the Bay Area to visit several federal laboratories. The pair, Brian Suh, the Far West regional coordinator for the FLC and the director of technology transfer at the San Diego-based...

Livermore scientists part of organization that will receive Nobel Peace Prize

Dec. 9, 2013 -  
When representatives of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) step forward tomorrow to receive the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize, they will do so in large measure because of the contributions from 21 scientific laboratories around the world, including two in the United States...

Baylis named champion for the DOE Minorities in Energy Initiative

Dec. 5, 2013 -  
Tony Baylis, director of the Office of Strategic Diversity Programs at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), was recently named as a Department of Energy (DOE) champion of the Minorities in Energy Initiative by DOE Secretary Ernest Moniz during a forum at the White House. "It was a...