Meet Alison Dreyfuss: future nuclear physicist

Sept. 18, 2015- 
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...

Meet Peter De Vietien: future fusion engineer

Sept. 11, 2015- 
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...

Meet Tsuyoshi Kohlgruber: future researcher

Sept. 4, 2015- 
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...

Author of 'The Martian' thrills Lab employees

Sept. 3, 2015- 
Imagine being inadvertently left for dead on Mars, completely alone and abandoned by your crew, with nothing but your wits and a scant amount of precious supplies to keep you alive.That’s the enthralling premise of the best-selling science-fiction survival novel and soon-to-be released motion picture, "The Martian," scheduled to run in theaters nationwide on Oct. 2.Amidst a whirlwind media...

Former Lawrence Livermore astrophysicist appointed director of UC Observatories

Sept. 1, 2015- 
Longtime Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory astrophysicist Claire Max has shifted her focus to a new frontier as the recently appointed director of the University of California Observatories (UCO).After serving at the post on an interim basis for the past year, Max’s appointment to the directorship began July 1. Over the next five years, she will work with faculty, scientists and staff...

LLNL mentors inaugural class of 'data heroes'

Aug. 26, 2015- 
Data Heroes — able to leap stacks of data with a few lines of code — were in residence at Livermore this summer. With access to the Computation Directorate’s faster-than-a-speeding-bullet, more-powerful-than-a-locomotive high-performance computing systems, 20 interns came to Livermore to learn about and work on significant data science problems.Students in the inaugural class of Livermore’s D...

Cyber Defenders 'boot camp' prepares students for mission-critical roles in wake of OPM breach

Aug. 24, 2015- 
Against the backdrop of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) breach, the 2015 edition of the Laboratory’s Cyber Defenders internship offers an especially compelling introduction to cybersecurity for students who may soon serve on the front lines of cyberdefense.Now in its sixth year, the Cyber Defenders summer internship program was founded by Celeste Matarazzo in 2009 to provide hands-on...

Meet Austin Carter: future nuclear engineer

Aug. 21, 2015- 
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...

Hannah Hart: future database administrator

Aug. 14, 2015- 
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...

Students shine at summer poster symposium

Aug. 11, 2015- 
Students from all over the world flock to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) each summer for the opportunity to engage in work-study employment opportunities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and administrative fields as part of the summer internship program.LLNL was proud to welcome more than 600 students this year.At the end of the summer, the Laboratory’s...

Meet Dayjon Gabbidon: future health physicist

Aug. 7, 2015- 
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...

Berni Alder: A pioneer of the times

Aug. 5, 2015- 
Father of molecular dynamics to celebrate 90th birthday, 60th anniversary at the LaboratoryBerni Alder was born in Germany, but was a Swiss citizen. In 1932, his family moved to Zurich, just before Hitler came to power.In 1941, when he was 16 years old, he fled Switzerland right before the United States entered World War II and took a sealed train through occupied France and then onto Spain...

Meet Brittney Murray: future microbiologist

July 31, 2015- 
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...

Meet Juan Diaz Leon: future materials scientist

July 23, 2015- 
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...

Stumbling into physics and sticking with it

July 20, 2015- 
While growing up in Puerto Rico, Miguel Morales was interested in basketball and volleyball and not much else.But that all changed when he picked up a science book."The idea of being an intellectual was not a popular thing," he said. "I stumbled into physics and all of a sudden there was nothing else for me. I sort of became obsessed with it and I spent all my time reading books. It made me...

Meet Kim Danny: future environmental scientist

July 17, 2015- 
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...

Meet Brandon Pitts: future cyber specialist

July 10, 2015- 
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...

Meet Dayanara Lebron: future biostatistician

July 2, 2015- 
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...

Meet John McCrea: future aerospace engineer

June 26, 2015- 
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...

Breyer named an HR Rising Star for 2015

June 11, 2015- 
Renée Breyer, deputy associate director for the Strategic Human Resources Management (SHRM) Directorate at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), was recently named an HR Rising Star for 2015 by Human Resources Executive Magazine.In its 10th annual competition, Human Resource Executive Magazine sought nominations for HR professionals near the top of their organization's human...