Posts tagged with "Science"

Albala named education outreach manager

Jul. 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...

Lawrence Fellowships awarded for 2014

Jun. 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...

Local high school seniors receive Edward Teller Science scholarships

Jun. 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...

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...

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...

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, "...

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...

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...

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)...

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...