Posts tagged with "Careers"

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Remembering Dick Post’s life and career

Apr. 28, 2015 -  
Livermore scientist Dick Post had some of the most productive years of his career after he reached 90 years of age — long after the vast majority of researchers retire. Few scientists have had a career as long as Post's. He joined a national laboratory within weeks of its founding and then worked...
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First lady recognizes efforts to hire veterans

Apr. 27, 2015 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) was in the spotlight Thursday at an event celebrating the fourth anniversary of the Joining Forces Initiative , where new commitments were announced to ensure that every veteran and military family has an opportunity to achieve their career aspirations...
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Georgetown students visit Lawrence Livermore for training in emergency management

Apr. 13, 2015 -  
Several dozen Georgetown University graduate students acquired a small part of their education during a recent visit to LLNL. Participating in Georgetown’s one-year master’s program in emergency and disaster management, the students spent a week at Lawrence Livermore and found the Lab’s programs...
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The accidental entrepreneur

Apr. 9, 2015 -  
Editor's note: This article is part of an occasional series about LLNL entrepreneurs _______________ Martin Casado considers himself to be an accidental entrepreneur. The 38-year-old Bay Area tech executive went from a research career at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to a doctorate at...
#WomenInSTEM: Inspiring Others to Become Scientists and Engineers

DOE video series features Livermore analyst

Feb. 23, 2015 -  
Suzanne Singer, an energy and thermal fluids analyst at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), recently became the first LLNL employee to be featured in the Department of Energy’s #WomenInSTEM video series , where she discusses her research and how she is using her knowledge to help Native...
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Cycletrons founder Darrel Lager to retire from LLNL (but not cycling)

Feb. 2, 2015 -  
Cycling may well have saved Darrel Lager’s life. At a family gathering to watch football in winter 2013, Lager suffered cardiac arrest. Alert family members recognized the signs as Lager lay asleep on a couch turning blue and provided CPR until medics arrived. He spent 48 hours in a hypothermic...
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Conner receives Alumni Professional Achievement Award

Nov. 12, 2014 -  
Harold Conner Jr., associate director of Facilities and Infrastructure (F&I) within the Operations and Business (O&B) Directorate at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), was recently presented with the Alumni Professional Achievement Award from his alma mater, the University of...

Baylis named new director of Diversity Programs

Sep. 23, 2013 -  
Tony Baylis has been named the new director of the Office of Strategic Diversity Programs (OSDP). Baylis' appointment began earlier this month. Since joining LLNL in 2005 as a program manager in the Computation Directorate, Baylis has been a key leader for workforce, recruitment and diversity...

LLNL hosts plasma physics summer school

Sep. 17, 2013 -  
Three students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) participated in a two-week plasma physics summer school at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). The course, "Introduction to the Analysis of Spectra from High-Temperature Plasmas," was a concentrated introduction to...

Three veterans complete summer internships at Lawrence Livermore

Aug. 20, 2013 -  
Howard "Chuck" Lattin, Logan Bekker and Jacob Akers spent their adult lives serving their country. This summer, the three veterans got a chance to do an internship at a place that's also dedicated to serving its country: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). A partnership with Las Positas...