Posts tagged with "Education"

Media Advisory: LLNL's 'Science On Saturday' lecture to explain the cardioid project

Feb. 27, 2014 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore scientist David Richards and Tracy High School teacher Erin McKay will present "The Cardioid Project: Simulating the Human Heart on the World's Fastest Supercomputer." WHAT: Computer modeling is a powerful tool for scientific inquiry when experiments are too costly, too...

Lawrence Livermore's 'Science On Saturday' lecture explores menacing microbes

Feb. 21, 2014 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore scientist Beth Vitalis and Tracy High School teacher Dean Reese will present "Menacing Microbes: Protein Models Reveal Secrets." WHAT: Microbes are living organisms too small to be seen. While most are friendly to humans, some microbes, called pathogens, can cause disease...
For article 'Science on Saturday' presents Fusion Modeling Feb. 8

'Science on Saturday' presents Fusion Modeling Feb. 8

Feb. 7, 2014 -  
The second presentation in the Science on Saturday series is Saturday, Feb. 8, with Lawrence Livermore scientist Frederico Fiuza and Los Gatos High School teacher Dan Burns presenting " Fusion Modeling: Using Big Computers to Understand One of the Universe's Biggest Secrets ." For a preview of the...
For article Media advisory: LLNL's 'Science On Saturday' explores nature by computer simulation

Media advisory: LLNL's 'Science On Saturday' explores nature by computer simulation

Jan. 30, 2014 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore scientist Vic Castillo and Monte Vista High School teacher Rodger Johnson will present "Computer Simulation: Exploring Nature With a Computer." WHAT: Computers are becoming an increasingly cheaper, more powerful tool that cannot be ignored by professionals. Computer...
For article Lab employee's belief in education shapes his volunteer efforts

Lab employee's belief in education shapes his volunteer efforts

Nov. 19, 2013 -  
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various non-profit agencies. This is just a sampling. Bryan Balazs believes that education is one of the keys to improving people's lives throughout the world. That's why he...
For article A quest to expand educational opportunities in rural East Africa

A quest to expand educational opportunities in rural East Africa

Nov. 7, 2013 -  
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various non-profit agencies. Some of these agencies are available for employees to donate to through the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign. This is just a...
For article EYH conference inspires girls to consider science and math careers

EYH conference inspires girls to consider science and math careers

Oct. 29, 2013 -  
It was no typical Saturday at the University of the Pacific in Stockton earlier this month when more than 400 young women wearing pink "Girl Power" T-shirts converged upon the campus excited to see science in action at the 21st annual San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) conference. The goal...
For article LLNL/Las Positas College 'Science and Engineering Seminar Series' launches new season

LLNL/Las Positas College 'Science and Engineering Seminar Series' launches new season

Oct. 3, 2013 -  
Nicholas Be, postdoctoral research scientist in the Biosciences and Biotechnology Division at LLNL, will present " Combating Infections: Fighting to Heal Wounds from the Battlefield," on Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 6-7:15 p.m. at Las Positas College. The presentation is provided in partnership by LLNL...

Media advisory: EYH Conference

Sept. 30, 2013 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC, Sandia National Laboratories and the University of the Pacific School of Engineering and Computer Science will co-sponsor the 21st annual San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) conference. See the Website for more information. WHAT: The popular...
For article Lab engineer brings science and technology to Bay Area youth

Lab engineer brings science and technology to Bay Area youth

Sept. 19, 2013 -  
Victor Castillo is focused on helping students succeed using his favorite tools: science and technology. The quantitative risk analysis group leader at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Computational Engineering Division has spent many years giving back to the Bay Area community through...