Posts tagged with "Engineering"

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory opens High Performance Computing Innovation Center for collaboration with industry

Jun. 30, 2011 -  
In an initiative that aims to boost the nation's economic competitiveness, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory today announced the opening of the High Performance Computing Innovation Center (HPCIC). The innovation center will facilitate national lab/industry collaboration, applying high...

LLNL scientists and engineers capture two awards for top industrial innovations

Jun. 22, 2011 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have captured two awards for developing cutting-edge technologies with commercial potential. A team of LLNL computer scientists and a team of engineers have won awards from the trade journal R&D Magazine for developing advances among the top...

Local science fair winners to compete at Intel Fair

May. 3, 2011 -  
The top sweepstakes winners of the 15th annual Tri-Valley Science and Engineering Fair (TVSEF), sponsored by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, will soon be heading south to their next level of competition. The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) runs May 8-13 in Los...

Preventing close encounters of the orbiting kind

Apr. 26, 2011 -  
Each day, hundreds of active satellites as well as tens of thousands of pieces of "space junk" -- defunct satellites, bits of booster rockets and lost astronaut tools -- orbit Earth. This space junk became front page news two years ago, when a defunct Russian satellite and a privately owned...

In the wake of the wind

Apr. 26, 2011 -  
On the Front Range within the Rocky Mountains, prevailing winds sweep eastward over the mountains smack into the National Wind Technology Center. Several wind turbines, some taller than a 40-story building, spin and hum at the site, just outside of Boulder, Colo., waiting for an experiment to start...

Students fare well at annual science and engineering fair

Mar. 24, 2011 -  
Those who say science fairs are lagging should have visited LLNL's Tri-Valley Science and Engineering Fair (TVSEF) this week. The fair marked its 15th anniversary with a 30 percent increase in participants over last year. This year 413 best and brightest future scientists discussed their projects...

Tri-Valley Science and Engineering Fair Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary March 22-25

Mar. 16, 2011 -  
The best and brightest student scientists and engineers will showcase their work when the annual Tri-Valley Science and Engineering Fair, sponsored by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, returns March 22-25, to the Robert Livermore Community Center, 4444 East Ave., Livermore. This year the fair...

LLNL gamma ray spectrometer aboard spacecraft due to start orbiting around Mercury

Mar. 14, 2011 -  
When a NASA spacecraft goes into orbit around Mercury Thursday evening, a team of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers will be paying close attention. During 2002 and 2003, the LLNL scientists developed a germanium-based gamma ray spectrometer that has been winging its way aboard the...

SRI methodology focuses Lab innovation effort

Oct. 8, 2010 -  
Laboratory teams are applying the concepts of the SRI International innovation program and the process is paying off. According to SRI, innovation is the creation and delivery of new customer value in the marketplace. It's not just a gadget or new invention by a sole owner, but rather requires...