Meet Madison Martin

Jan. 20, 2017- 
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles highlighting the diverse group of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory postdocs and graduate scholars._________Full name: Madison MartinHometown: Cooper City, FloridaEducational background: Martin received a bachelor’s degree in math and physics from Florida Atlantic University Honors College, her master’s degree in nuclear engineering from...

Laboratory begins engineering internship program with Texas A&M University

Jan. 19, 2017- 
Looking to ramp up hiring of engineers and extend its reach into the country’s top engineering schools, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is launching an internship program with Texas A&M University (TAMU) that will bring promising engineering students to the Lab starting this summer.If selected, up to two TAMU (undergraduate, junior or senior) students will work for a summer at...

Obama honors two LLNL researchers

Jan. 18, 2017- 
Two Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers were among the recipients named by President Obama for the prestigious Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), announced in Washington D.C. Jan. 9.Jonathan Belof and Eric Duoss joined 100 others in winning the highest honor the U.S. government gives to scientists and engineers for innovative research...

Introducing Ryan Sacks

Jan. 13, 2017- 
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles highlighting the diverse group of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory postdocs.The postdoc program at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory provides opportunities for postdocs to conduct world-class research in an exciting, diverse and often interdisciplinary environment. Postdocs at the Laboratory are involved in basic science as well as...

Lab ranks competitively in employee 'perks'

Jan. 12, 2017- 
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) ranks ninth overall in employee "perks" compared to other high tech companies nationwide. The ranking was received after LLNL was evaluated in a 2016 study conducted by Willis Towers Watson.The Laboratory was one of 28 companies that participated in the 2016 U.S. Perks Study, which measures and benchmarks the prevalence and value of employee perks...

Laboratory leadership development programs earn top awards for excellence in 2016

Jan. 9, 2017- 
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) received two top honors in 2016 for implementing a comprehensive leadership development training program, designed to grow leaders at all levels of the organization.The Leadership & Management Development Program, implemented by the Training and Development team within the Strategic Human Resources Management Directorate at LLNL, has taken a...

Lab honored for military recruiting programs

Nov. 30, 2016- 
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has been honored with a Gold 2016 Optimas Award for Recruiting from Workforce Magazine, recognizing the Lab for excellence in its military internship programs. The Optimas awards are given out annually in 10 categories. The recruiting award recognizes organizations that have developed and implemented an innovative and effective recruitment initiative...

Friedmann receives Greenman Award

Nov. 22, 2016- 
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) energy guru Julio Friedmann has been honored with the Greenman Award by the Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT) conference series. Friedmann is recognized for his tireless efforts to promote carbon capture and storage, particularly at large scale. This award is given to those who have made career-scale impact on the management of CO2 remova...

Four Lawrence Livermore National Lab researchers selected as 2016 APS Fellows

Oct. 26, 2016- 
LIVERMORE, California – Four Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists have been selected as 2016 fellows of the American Physical Society (APS). Election to APS fellowship recognizes the society member’s exceptional contributions to the field of physics through research, leadership, applications of physics or contributions to physics education. APS fellowship is considered a...

Postdocs shine at Laboratory 'Research Slam!'

Oct. 26, 2016- 
The Laboratory is home to a workforce of world-class scientific talent, a pool that includes a population of 229 postdoctoral researchers, who are a critical component in executing the Lab’s mission. To showcase their diverse projects and to provide an opportunity for them to hone their presentation skills, Laboratory postdocs were invited to participate in Research Slam! 2016, the first of...

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Meet Marisol Gamboa

Oct. 14, 2016- 
In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, the Amigos Unidos Hispanic employee resource group and the Office of Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Programs at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are highlighting two Hispanic Laboratory employees, Octavio Cervantes and Marisol Gamboa. ____________ Introducing: Marisol Gamboa At just 5 years old,...

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Meet Octavio Cervantes

Oct. 7, 2016- 
In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, the Amigos Unidos Hispanic employee resource group and the Office of Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Programs at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are highlighting two Hispanic Laboratory employees, Octavio Cervantes and Marisol Gamboa. _________________   Introducing Octavio Cervantes… When Octavio...

Lab researchers recognized for accomplishments in early and mid-career

Sept. 28, 2016- 
Fifteen Lab scientists and engineers have been named to LLNL's second annual Early and Mid-Career Recognition (EMCR) Program. Director Bill Goldstein recently notified the researchers of their selection as recipients of the Laboratory’s FY2017 EMCR Program. "Recognizing and encouraging early and mid-career technical staff is a key element in our strategy for retaining talent," Goldstein said....

Three researchers make 'Forty Under Forty' list

Aug. 30, 2016- 
Diablo Magazine featured three Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers in their 2016 "Forty Under Forty" issue. The annual list recognizes young professionals in the East Bay who are leading the charge in their fields. Experimental physicist Tammy Ma was No. 3 on the list for her work developing and executing experiments aimed at creating sustained fusion at the National...

Meet John (Jack) Dubil: Software engineer

Aug. 19, 2016- 
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles highlighting the diverse group of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory summer students. ______________ The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) student internship program is designed to allow students to engage in work-study employment opportunities in relevant science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and administrative...

Come work at the 'real' Hawkins Lab

Aug. 17, 2016- 
Getting into a national security lab like Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is no simple task. While the Department of Energy doesn't try to hide its existence - like the fictional Hawkins National Lab in the Netflix series "Stranger Things" - gaining access for a community tour requires a background check that can take a month or longer. Public access to LLNL is limited for good...

Meet Emily Craig: future computer scientist

Aug. 5, 2016- 
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) student internship program is designed to allow students to engage in work-study employment opportunities in relevant science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and administrative fields during the summer academic break. This year, LLNL expects to welcome more than 900 students from universities nationwide and around the world.   ___...

NPS students work with Lab researchers

Aug. 4, 2016- 
U.S. Army Capt. Drake Brewster sees his academic studies and Lab research of today preparing him for his career of tomorrow. A seven-year Army officer who is pursuing a career as a nuclear counterproliferation officer, Brewster is studying for his master’s degree in physics from the Monterey, California-based Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). As part of his studies, Brewster is conducting...

'Monarch of the Hill' crowns three days of challenges for aspiring cyber defenders

July 30, 2016- 
Students in the Cyber Defenders class of 2016 put the breadth of what they’ve learned to the test in what is now called the "Monarch of the Hill" team competition, an intensive three days of real-worldcyber security challenges. "The competition allows students to apply what they’ve learned in classes, seminars and workshops," said Celeste Matarazzo of Computation’s Center for Applied...

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory chemist named Howes Scholar

July 28, 2016- 
Lawrence Fellow Aurora Pribram-Jones is one of two recipients of the Howes Scholar award presented by the Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) Program at its annual program review. The award, presented Tuesday (July 26), was established to honor Fredrick Anthony Howes, who managed the DOE Applied Mathematical Science Program during the 1990s. Each year, a...