Posts tagged with "Science"

Engineering program established for veterans

Jul. 21, 2014 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Alameda County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and Las Positas College (LPC) recently established a 24-month academic program to provide technical education and hands-on training for veterans, officials recently announced. The new...

Summer internship marks new relationship with Orion Academy

Jul. 15, 2014 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is sponsoring a four-week summer internship for Sam Weinstein, a student from Orion Academy, which provides a college-preparatory program for secondary students whose academic success is compromised by a neurocognitive disability such as Asperger's...

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

Jul. 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...

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

Jul. 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...

Teacher Research Academy summer series in full swing

Jul. 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...

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...