Labs, industry join forces to train cyber security specialists for nation's critical cyber infrastructure

July 14, 2014- 
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is joining Bechtel BNI and Los Alamos National Laboratory   to train a new class of cyber defense professionals to protect the nation's critical digital infrastructure.The Bechtel-Lawrence Livermore-Los Alamos Cyber Career Development Program is designed to allow the national labs to recruit and rapidly develop cyber security specialists who can guide...

Lawrence Livermore captures four R&D 100 awards for leading industrial inventions

July 11, 2014- 
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers are the recipients of four awards among the top 100 industrial inventions worldwide for 2013.The four technologies honored were developed by three teams of LLNL researchers who worked with industrial collaborators, and also by a multidisciplinary Lab team of scientists and engineers.The trade journal R&D Magazine announced the winners of its...

Lawrence Livermore captures four R&D 100 awards for leading industrial inventions

July 11, 2014- 
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers are the recipients of four awards among the top 100 industrial inventions worldwide for 2013.The four technologies honored were developed by three teams of LLNL researchers who worked with industrial collaborators, and also by a multidisciplinary Lab team of scientists and engineers.The trade journal R&D Magazine announced the winners of its...

Albala named education outreach manager

July 3, 2014- 
Joanna Albala has been named the new education outreach manager within the University Relations and Science Education Program at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL).Albala is no stranger to LLNL. Her affiliation began two decades ago in 1994 when she joined the Laboratory as a postdoctoral fellow in the Biology and Biotechnology Research Program's Genomics Division. During her time...

Teacher Research Academy summer series in full swing

July 3, 2014- 
While a good number of teachers are vacationing this time of the year, some teachers elect to continue the learning through the summer months tduring the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL)Teacher Research Academy (TRA).The academy, which kicked off in June, is a summer-long series of professional development workshops for teachers and features content developed from LLNL research...

Albala named education outreach manager

July 3, 2014- 
Joanna Albala has been named the new education outreach manager within the University Relations and Science Education Program at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL).Albala is no stranger to LLNL. Her affiliation began two decades ago in 1994 when she joined the Laboratory as a postdoctoral fellow in the Biology and Biotechnology Research Program's Genomics Division. During her time...

Lawrence Fellowships awarded for 2014

June 26, 2014- 
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has awarded three individuals the Lawrence Fellowship, a highly-competitive postdoctoral position awarded to candidates with exceptional talent, scientific track records, and potential for significant achievements. Recipients are awarded three year Fellowships and are free to pursue their own research agenda under the guidance of a senior...

Local high school seniors receive Edward Teller Science scholarships

June 5, 2014- 
Five local high school seniors from Livermore and Tracy have been awarded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's prestigious Edward Teller Science Scholarship.The awards, instituted in 2004 in honor of the late Dr. Teller, renowned physicist and Lab co-founder, are given annually by the Laboratory to graduating seniors who excel in science studies.This year's award winners from the...

Celebrate Livermorium Day events Friday, May 30

May 22, 2014- 
LIVERMORE, Calif. --Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), the City of Livermore and the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District will be hosting a day of events, both online and downtown, to celebrate the first anniversary of Livermorium Day on Friday, May 30.Livermore Mayor John Marchand proclaimed May 30 Livermorium Day to recognize the discovery of chemical element 116,...

Celebrating 25 years of high explosive research

May 22, 2014- 
This year,Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL)High Explosives Applications Facilit y (HEAF) celebrates a milestone - 25 years as a center of excellence for the research, development, synthesis, formulation and characterization of explosives.The creation of HEAF stemmed from the recognition that the high explosives (HE) facilities at the Lab were old and scattered across LLNL, and...

Celebrating 25 years of high explosive research

May 22, 2014- 
This year,Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL)High Explosives Applications Facilit y (HEAF) celebrates a milestone - 25 years as a center of excellence for the research, development, synthesis, formulation and characterization of explosives.The creation of HEAF stemmed from the recognition that the high explosives (HE) facilities at the Lab were old and scattered across LLNL, and...

Two Lawrence Livermore researchers awarded early career funding

May 14, 2014- 
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists Jennifer Pett-Ridge and Todd Gamblin have been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science Early Career Research Program to receive funding for proposed projects.Jennifer Pett-Ridge was selected for her work titled, "Microbial Carbon Tranformations in Wet Tropical Soils: The Importance of Redox Fluctuations," by the DO...

Two Lawrence Livermore researchers awarded early career funding

May 14, 2014- 
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists Jennifer Pett-Ridge and Todd Gamblin have been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science Early Career Research Program to receive funding for proposed projects.Jennifer Pett-Ridge was selected for her work titled, "Microbial Carbon Tranformations in Wet Tropical Soils: The Importance of Redox Fluctuations," by the DO...

Department of Energy's Dot Harris honored for blazing path for women

May 9, 2014- 
LaDorris "Dot" Harris, director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity at the Department of Energy, was recently honored at the EmpowHer Institute's Girls to Greatness Luncheon, "Dream Big, Reach Higher,"  in Beverly Hills, California.The mission of theEmpowHer Institute is to empower girls and womento seek fulfilling and productive lives by helping them gain the skills necessary...

Department of Energy's Dot Harris honored for blazing path for women

May 9, 2014- 
LaDorris "Dot" Harris, director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity at the Department of Energy, was recently honored at the EmpowHer Institute's Girls to Greatness Luncheon, "Dream Big, Reach Higher,"  in Beverly Hills, California.The mission of theEmpowHer Institute is to empower girls and womento seek fulfilling and productive lives by helping them gain the skills necessary...

Department of Energy's Dot Harris honored for blazing path for women

May 9, 2014- 
LaDorris "Dot" Harris, director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity at the Department of Energy, was recently honored at the EmpowHer Institute's Girls to Greatness Luncheon, "Dream Big, Reach Higher,"  in Beverly Hills, California.The mission of theEmpowHer Institute is to empower girls and womento seek fulfilling and productive lives by helping them gain the skills necessary...

A computer code led to entrepreneurial success

May 8, 2014- 
Editor's note: This article is part of an occasional series about LLNL entrepreneurs.John Hallquist knew it was a game changer when he invented a small computer code to analyze the structures of bombs dropped by U.S. Air Force jets.It was 1976 and Hallquist was a young engineer who had joined Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory after getting his Ph.D. from Michigan Technological University...

UC Merced students inspired by Laboratory visit

May 6, 2014- 
UC Merced students spent Friday touring Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), a place where some of them dream of working as a scientist or engineer.The group included 20 undergraduate and graduate students from the university's science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Resource Center. The purpose of the visit was for LLNL to strengthen its collaboration with the state...

UC Merced students inspired by Laboratory visit

May 6, 2014- 
UC Merced students spent Friday touring Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), a place where some of them dream of working as a scientist or engineer.The group included 20 undergraduate and graduate students from the university's science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Resource Center. The purpose of the visit was for LLNL to strengthen its collaboration with the state...

Lawrence Livermore information technology job shadow day a hit

May 1, 2014- 
Tuesday was no ordinary school day for 60 students and teachers, who visited the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to take their education outside of the classroom and learn all about the Lab and information technology (IT). The event was hosted by The Office of the Chief Information Officer and Livermore Information Technology as part of the Department of Energy's IT Job Shadow...