Posts tagged with "Careers"


Graduate students earn awards to work at LLNL

Jun. 21, 2017 -  
Three graduate students have earned Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program awards to perform their doctoral dissertation research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). The prestigious award helps cover living expenses and travel for 53 students...

Félicie Albert receives APS award

Jun. 19, 2017 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory physicist Felicie Albert received the 2017 Katherine E. Weimer Award by the American Physical Society, Division of Plasma Physics (DPP). The award will be presented during the DPP annual meeting the week of Oct. 23-27 in Wisconsin. Albert was awarded "For...

Four Lawrence Livermore scientists named Distinguished Members of Technical Staff

May. 8, 2017 -  
Four Lawrence Livermore National Laborator y (LLNL) 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...
Radiation Control Technicians

Rad to the bone: Meet NIF's rad control technicians

Apr. 26, 2017 -  
It is 6:30 a.m. when Myrna Gutierrez and Judy Zarco suit up inside the National Ignition Facility (NIF) to begin their 13-hour shift. As radiation control technicians (RCTs), they will maintain the safety of a 10-story building the size of three football fields housing the world's largest, most...

International math society honors Woodward

Apr. 14, 2017 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory mathematician Carol Woodward became the first Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) employee named as a fellow by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), recognizing her for her work in developing mathematical algorithms and software...

McCallen recognized by Chico State University

Apr. 4, 2017 -  
It's been more than three decades since Rose McCallen graduated from California State University, Chico , but in the intervening years she hasn't forgotten her alma mater. And just the other day, the university remembered - and honored - her. McCallen, who graduated from Chico State in 1980 with a...

Lab employees author X-ray imaging book

Mar. 28, 2017 -  
After three current and former Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) employees and a university professor found a need, they started down the long road to meet it. When the LLNL trio -- physicist Harry Martz, retired engineer Clint Logan and retired computer scientist Dan Schneberk -- and a...

Engineer wins scholarship for women veterans

Mar. 23, 2017 -  
U.S. Marine veteran Destiny Goddu has spent her whole life working with machines. As a young girl growing up in Livermore, she helped her father, a mechanic, disassemble and rebuild car engines and tinkered with auto parts in the family garage. After joining the Marines, she worked on missile...
Vets To Tech Program

Lab honored for Vets to Tech program

Mar. 14, 2017 -  
For veterans returning from military service and attempting to readjust to civilian life and the classroom, the transition can be a culture shock. To help give veterans on-the-job experience while they continue their education in engineering, math and physics -- in addition to solving a need for...

Weisz selected for Hutcheon Fellowship

Mar. 13, 2017 -  
A Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) postdoc who was mentored by Lab scientist Ian Hutcheon has been named the first recipient of the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) new fellowship that honors Hutcheon. David Weisz, who has worked at the Lab since August as a chemist in the...