Posts tagged with "Engineering"

NNSA

Event honors 20 years of Stockpile Stewardship

Oct. 22, 2015 -  
The proven success of the Stockpile Stewardship Program (SSP) – which pushed the limits of modern science and engineering by requiring the transition from explosive nuclear weapons testing to what is effectively virtual nuclear testing – was celebrated Wednesday at a half-day public event hosted by...
3D printing microstructures with lasers and photon-sensitive materials

3D-printing device wins tech-transfer award

Oct. 1, 2015 -  
A 3D-printing device developed by a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) optical engineer has garnered a 2015 Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) Far West Region Award for outstanding technology development. The award, given for the Large Area Projection Micro Stereolithography (LAPµSL)...
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LLNL researcher takes aim at solar-cell reliability

Sep. 16, 2015 -  
A Lawrence Livermore National Lab engineer has been awarded $570,000 through the Department of Energy SunShot Initiative to explore spectroscopic technology as a means of detecting moisture buildup in solar photovoltaic (PV) cells. Over the next two years, Mihail Bora, a Materials Engineering...
reactor

Nanocrystals don’t add up for reactor materials

Aug. 19, 2015 -  
Lawrence Livermore researchers have found that nanocrystalline materials do not necessarily resist radiation effects in nuclear reactors better than currently used materials. As researchers hunt for materials with the ability to withstand prolonged radiation damage, the use of nanostructured...
direct ink writing

Lawrence Livermore teams up with Autodesk to investigate design of next-generation materials

Aug. 17, 2015 -  
Researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and a Bay Area company are joining forces to explore how design software can accelerate innovation for three-dimensional printing of advanced materials. Under an 18-month Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA), LLNL will...

Meet Juan Diaz Leon: future materials scientist

Jul. 23, 2015 -  
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles highlighting the diverse group of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory summer students. ______________ The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) student internship program is designed to allow students to engage in work-study employment...
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Lawrence Livermore licenses tool to improve government computer network security

Jul. 15, 2015 -  
Government agencies, along with state and local governments, could receive a helping hand from a computer network security tool developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) computer scientists and engineers. The LLNL software-based technology, known as the Network Mapping System (NeMS...

Lawrence Livermore researchers named senior members by the Optical Society of America

Jun. 4, 2015 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers Tiziana Bond and Jean Michel Di Nicola were recently named senior members of the Optical Society (OSA), an international society for optics and photonics scientists, engineers, educators and business leaders. Senior membership status recognizes...
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Despite heavy storms and rough seas, Laboratory team captures missile flight data

May. 11, 2015 -  
“Everything was very successful, but this was the toughest mission we’ve ever supported.” That was the assessment of Steve Yakuma, LLNL’s ICBM flight test director, when asked to sum up his team’s support of the recently completed GT214 and GT215 missile flight tests off of Saipan in the South...