Posts tagged with "Science"

Laboratory science on display

Apr. 30, 2012 -  
Science was on full display over the weekend as the second USA Science & Engineering Expo returned to Washington, D.C. Thousands of aspiring scientists, engineers and technicians queued up at the Laboratory's four booths to test their knowledge of basic science information, try their best at...

Lawrence Livermore struts its scientific stuff at USA Science & Engineering Festival

Apr. 26, 2012 -  
WASHINGTON D.C.-- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is among the many noted exhibitors and presenters featured at the Second USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo, the nation's largest celebration of science and engineering, April 28-29, in Washington, D.C. The Festival Expo -- with its...

Drell awarded NNSA Administrator's Gold Medal of Excellence

Mar. 12, 2012 -  
Sidney Drell, a member of the LLNL/LANS Board of Governors, is the recipient of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Administrator's Gold Medal of Excellence for Distinguished Service, the highest honorary award granted by the NNSA. NNSA Administrator Thomas D'Agostino presented the...

Research explores applications for new field of electronics

Mar. 6, 2012 -  
By looking at the way electrons are excited, researchers can gain a better understanding of the new field of transparent electronics. Postdoc Andre Schleife, who works in the Lab's Quantum Simulations Group, developed a new approach to investigate the interplay of excitonic effects and electron...

Engineering a little fun with science

Feb. 24, 2012 -  
Engineering and the critical role it plays in science was on display at Dublin High School Wednesday night in celebration of National Engineers Week. The event featured a question and answer session with hosts from the Discovery Channel show "Mythbusters," as well as demonstrations by various...

Rodgers garners award for nuclear forensics work

Feb. 23, 2012 -  
Lab geophysicist Arthur Rodgers has received an award from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) for his work in nuclear forensics. A researcher in the Atmospheric, Earth & Energy Division of the Physical & Life Sciences Directorate, Rodgers was named the "top contributor of the...

Postdoc to continue micrometeorite research through Marie Curie Fellowship

Feb. 22, 2012 -  
If you don't believe that good things come in small packages, talk to Penny Wozniakiewicz who studies micrometeorites -- the tiny extraterrestrial dust sized particles that could hold the key to the origins of our solar system. Wozniakiewicz , a postdoc who has been working in the Lab's Institute...

Ten scientists named Distinguished Members of Technical Staff

Feb. 21, 2012 -  
Ten Laboratory researchers have been named Distinguished Members of Technical Staff (DMTS) for their extraordinary scientific and technical contributions to the Laboratory and its missions as acknowledged by their professional peers and the larger community. Jim Candy of the Engineering Directorate...

Former Lab postdoc receives AFOSR award

Feb. 16, 2012 -  
Kramer Akli has been named one of the recipients of the 2012 Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR ) Young Investigator award. Akli completed his original thesis work at LLNL as a graduate student at the University of California, Davis. While at LLNL, he was supported through a Student...

Girls to explore science and math careers at conference

Feb. 14, 2012 -  
The 33rd annual Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference returns on Saturday, Feb. 25, to Diablo Valley College, San Ramon Campus at 1690 Watermill Road, San Ramon. The conference begins at 8:30 a.m. The daylong event is held for girls, grades 6-9, from Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton, San Ramon...