Posts tagged with "Engineering"


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...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...