Posts tagged with "Engineering"

neural electrode

Implantable electrode coating good as gold

May. 4, 2015 -  
A team of researchers from Lawrence Livermore and UC Davis have found that covering an implantable neural electrode with nanoporous gold could eliminate the risk of scar tissue forming over the electrode’s surface. The team demonstrated that the nanostructure of nanoporous gold achieves close...
lattice

3D-printed aerogels improve energy storage

Apr. 22, 2015 -  
A new type of graphene aerogel will make for better energy storage, sensors, nanoelectronics, catalysis and separations. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have made graphene aerogel microlattices with an engineered architecture via a 3D printing technique known as direct ink...

Nerine Cherepy selected as IEEE senior member

Apr. 10, 2015 -  
Livermore scientist Nerine Cherepy has been selected as a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Cherepy, who joined the Laboratory in 1998, has contributed to a variety of programs at Livermore, including the joint invention of a novel direct carbon fuel...
turchi

Lawrence Livermore scientist installed president of Minerals, Metals and Materials Society

Apr. 7, 2015 -  
Patrice Turchi of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory was recently installed as the 2015 president of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) during the organization’s annual meeting in March. Turchi, who is group leader of the LLNL Material Science Division’s Advanced Metallurgical...
casis

Signal, image sciences workshop set for May 13

Mar. 23, 2015 -  
The 2015 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Signal and Image Sciences Workshop will take place May 13 at the Livermore Valley Open Campus' High Performance Computing Innovation Center. The 19 th annual free workshop is a signature event of the Engineering Directorate's Center for Advanced...
vet

Veterans to share intern experience on Reddit

Mar. 19, 2015 -  
Veterans interning at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) will field questions on the popular social media website Reddit on Tuesday, March 24, about their career-technical education and training in support of national security research. The veterans are pilot participants in the new...
rocket

LLNL researchers garner two contracts for rocket propulsion, space launch vehicle work

Mar. 16, 2015 -  
Two recent contracts worth nearly $1.5 million have brought the Laboratory back into the rocket development business. The last Livermore designed and fabricated rocket vehicle, powered by an LLNL engine, was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in 1994. It was conceived and designed by aerospace...
open source

America Makes taps Lawrence Livermore, GE to develop open source algorithms for 3D printing

Mar. 13, 2015 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. – General Electric ( GE ) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) recently received $540,000 to develop open-source algorithms that will improve additive manufacturing of metal parts. The award is from America Makes , the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation...
haptix

DARPA taps Lab to restore touch to amputees

Feb. 8, 2015 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. – The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently selected Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to join a collaborative research team that intends to build the world’s first neural system to enable naturalistic feeling and movements in prosthetic hands...
capsule

Microcapsules capture carbon safely

Feb. 5, 2015 -  
Using the same baking soda found in most grocery stores, Lawrence Livermore scientists, along with colleagues from Harvard University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, have created a significant advance in carbon dioxide capture. The team developed a new type of carbon capture...