Posts tagged with "Engineering"

For article Jim Candy is a 'natural resource'

Jim Candy is a 'natural resource'

Feb. 14, 2014 -  
Ask Jim Candy if he plans to retire after working at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for 38 years and the answer is no. "I've never worked a day in my life," said the LLNL Engineering Directorate 's chief scientist. "I love what I do. My job is just plain fun." Candy, an East Coast...
For article LLNL engineer spends time building affordable homes

LLNL engineer spends time building affordable homes

Jan. 3, 2014 -  
Alicia Williams is developing technology to strengthen America's security and building homes to provide low-income families with affordable housing. The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory mechanical engineer in the Defense Technologies Engineering Division (DTED) is working on a weapons...
For article LLNL signs agreement with maker of big data software

LLNL signs agreement with maker of big data software

Nov. 15, 2013 -  
The Laboratory will evaluate the topological data analysis software produced by Ayasdi for tackling big data problems under a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed at LLNL Thursday. Ayasdi's Insight Discovery platform uses Topological Data Analysis (TDA) combined with an ensemble of machine...
For article Lawrence Livermore researchers unveil carbon nanotube jungles to better detect molecules

Lawrence Livermore researchers unveil carbon nanotube jungles to better detect molecules

Nov. 5, 2013 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. - Researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich have developed a new method of using nanotubes to detect molecules at extremely low concentrations enabling trace detection of biological threats,...
For article LLNL wins four tech transfer regional awards

LLNL wins four tech transfer regional awards

Nov. 1, 2013 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has again received recognition this year for its work to move breakthrough technologies into the commercial marketplace. Livermore researchers and tech transfer professionals garnered four awards in the Federal Laboratory Consortium's (FLC) Far West...
For article Livermore team successfully leads important test of a conventional warhead for the DoD

Livermore team successfully leads important test of a conventional warhead for the DoD

Oct. 29, 2013 -  
LLNL served as technical lead and integrator on an important test to assess a new conventional warhead designed by the Lab. Dave Hare, Livermore's program manager of the test, called it an "unequivocal success." Below is the press release from the Department of Defense Defense Department...
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...
For article Lab researcher Harry Martz makes flying safer for Americans

Lab researcher Harry Martz makes flying safer for Americans

Aug. 28, 2013 -  
Each time you step on a commercial flight, you can feel safer because of a researcher you've probably never heard of. His name is Harry Martz. He's a veteran scientist at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) who wakes up every day thinking how his research can advance X-ray imaging...
For article Building a scientific and engineering base in Qatar

Building a scientific and engineering base in Qatar

Aug. 16, 2013 -  
After working at Oak Ridge National Laboratory for nearly his entire career, Thomas Zacharia decided last year that it was time for a change. The former ORNL deputy director for science and technology in Tennessee, Zacharia assumed the reins of a new job last August as the executive vice-president...