Posts tagged with "Engineering"


Students get a taste of Lab machinist work

July 26, 2019 -  
Foothill High junior Lauren Graham has wanted to be an engineer since she took a class in eighth grade. Still undecided about her precise career path, she wants to expand her knowledge base and learn about all aspects of manufacturing. After seeing the many milling and welding machines, lathes and...

New open-air facility will be testing ground for autonomous drones, vehicles and robots

July 25, 2019 -  
The multicopter drone’s blades whirred, lifting it off the ground with a distinct hum, kicking up dust and propelling the craft through its preprogrammed flight path. The drone’s operators gazed at their laptop screens, closely monitoring the performance of the drone’s sensors while it carried out...

HPC4Manufacturing project aims at improving thin-film processes used in LED lights

July 18, 2019 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers are working with semiconductor chip manufacturer Applied Materials to improve a process for depositing thin-film materials on wafers that are used in high-efficiency LED lights and other products. The Department of Energy’s High Performance...

HPC4Energy Innovation Program announces first awards for public/private partnerships

July 10, 2019 -  
The High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation program (HPC4EI) today announced the nine public/private projects awarded more than $2 million from the Department of Energy (DOE), with aims of improving energy production, enhancing or developing new material properties and reducing energy...

New facilities to support stockpile stewardship

June 26, 2019 -  
Leadership from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ), the National Nuclear Security Administration ( NNSA ), Livermore Field Office (LFO) and contractor Hensel Phelps broke ground earlier this month on the Applied Materials and Engineering (AME) campus at LLNL. The groundbreaking was for...

High-powered laser diodes can reduce residual stress in metal 3D printed parts

June 25, 2019 -  
In 3D printing, residual stress can build up in parts during the printing process due to the expansion of heated material and contraction of cold material, generating forces that can distort the part and cause cracks that can weaken or tear a part to pieces, especially in metals. Researchers at...
For article NFL comes to Lab to hear latest on TBI research

NFL comes to Lab to hear latest on TBI research

June 5, 2019 -  
Officials from the National Football League visited Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) recently to hear how the Department of Energy’s ( DOE ) national laboratories are using high-performance computing and artificial intelligence to advance scientific understanding of traumatic brain...

LLNL scientists use X-ray imaging, simulations to mitigate the defects in metal 3D-printed parts

April 30, 2019 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) researchers, along with scientists at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC), have discovered a solution to a major type of defect in metal 3D-printed parts. Combining high-performance computer simulations with X-ray imaging of the laser...

New call for HPC4EnergyInnovation proposals

April 1, 2019 -  
The Department of Energy (DOE) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) today announced the spring 2019 call for proposals for the High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation (HPC4EI) Program, including three of its pillar programs. Managed by LLNL in partnership with other national...

HPC4Manufacturing Program names four awardees for latest round of DOE funding

March 7, 2019 -  
The High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Program ( HPC4Mfg ) today announced the recipients of $1.2 million in federal funding for four public/private projects aimed at solving key manufacturing challenges in steelmaking and aluminum production through supercomputing. The summer 2018...