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 coma and had a stent inserted into his left artery to ensure blood circulation. The previous day he...

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 Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK).This prestigious award recognizes alumni who have achieved a high level of...

Baylis named new director of Diversity Programs

Sept. 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 efforts. Computation Associate Director Dona Crawford praised Baylis' contributions to her...

Baylis named new director of Diversity Programs

Sept. 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 efforts. Computation Associate Director Dona Crawford praised Baylis' contributions to her...

LLNL hosts plasma physics summer school

Sept. 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 the study of astrophysical plasmas, magnetic fusion plasmas and laser-produced plasmas.Organized...

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 College and East Bay Community Services enabled them to become the first veterans to complete the...

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 College and East Bay Community Services enabled them to become the first veterans to complete the...

Summer student Crystal Green awarded $5,000 scholarship from DOE

July 31, 2013- 
Crystal Green, a third-year returning summer student from the Operations and Business PAD's Nuclear Operations, has been awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the Department of Energy (DOE) Nuclear Energy University Programs (NEUP) .Through the Integrated University Program (IUP), 37 $5,000 scholarships were awarded to undergraduates for the 2013-2014 school term. The rigorous application...

Veteran overcomes obstacles on path to Engineering internship

July 1, 2013- 
(Editor's note: Among an outstanding group of summer students currently at the Lab is an engineering student who has overcome several significant obstacles. Eric Browy was wounded while serving our country in Iraq, and is currently working on a master's degree in optical science and engineering at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. He shares his story about overcoming many life...

UC Berkeley grad reserves time for neutron imaging project

July 18, 2012- 
 For someone who is as excited about scientific research as Han Wang, there is no better place to thrive than at Lawrence Livermore Lab.A recent UC Berkeley graduate with a bachelor's degree in engineering mathematics, Wang is spending his summer balancing two very different jobs.  As a Lab summer intern, he is gaining experience in his field of study in order to decide to go on to graduate...