Posts tagged with "Science"

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...

Tech-transfer webinar to present new industrial uses for optical fibers

Apr. 17, 2014 -  
Learn more about an optical fiber draw tower in operation at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory where researchers are exploring new designs and applications for optical fibers during the next monthly installment of the Industrial Partnerships Office (IPO) Technology & Market Discovery...

Laser researchers revolutionize aviation industry

Apr. 4, 2014 -  
Editor's note: This article is part of an occasional series about LLNL entrepreneurs. Most people don't realize it, but the airplane they are flying on may be stronger and safer thanks to a pair of former Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers who developed and commercialized an...

Lab women profiled in DOE's 'Women @ Energy' feature

Mar. 31, 2014 -  
In celebration of Women's History Month, the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity at the Department of Energy (DOE), highlighted the contributions of talented and dedicated employees from across the DOE complex in an online feature called " Women @ Energy: Innovators in Science, Technology,...

Lawrence Livermore receives prestigious defense industry recognition

Mar. 31, 2014 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. - The Precision Strike Association (PSA) has awarded the 18th annual William J. Perry Award to the BLU-129/B team, which includes researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). The award honors the immediate and long-term impact the BLU-129/B has had and will have...

Cleantech Open connects national labs with entrepreneurs

Mar. 21, 2014 -  
The Cleantech Open, the world's largest accelerator for clean technology startups, hosted a regional networking event Tuesday to discuss the challenges and opportunities for investors and entrepreneurs to do business with Lawrence Livermore and Sandia national laboratories. The event at the...