Posts tagged with "Engineering"

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Researchers develop efficient method to measure residual stress in 3D printed parts

Nov. 17, 2014 -  
LIVERMORE, California – Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have developed an efficient method to measure residual stress in metal parts produced by powder-bed fusion additive manufacturing. This 3D printing process produces metal parts layer by layer using a high-energy laser beam...

Lawrence Livermore develops infrared camera system to view tokamak from the inside

Oct. 30, 2014 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. – General Atomics’ DIII-D Tokamak has been a critical part of the nation’s magnetic fusion energy research since it was built in the 1980s. Over the years, wear and tear has taken its toll. However, it was impossible for researchers to see inside the San Diego company’s highly...

Newly minted Lab machinists ready to support research

Sep. 26, 2014 -  
After four years of training as machinist apprentices at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Christian Oda and Will Morton are ready to apply their trade. The two graduated Sept. 18 from the Engineering Directorate's Machinist Apprentice Program. They will use their technical knowledge and...

Engineer aims high over the summer

Sep. 15, 2014 -  
Monika Witte's summer vacation wasn't really a vacation. The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) engineer took six weeks off to volunteer at a local summer educational program thataims to close the opportunity and achievement gaps for low-income middle school students by offering...

Anantha Krishnan selected associate director for Engineering at Lawrence Livermore

Sep. 12, 2014 -  
Anantha Krishnan has been named as Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's new associate director (AD) for Engineering , effective immediately, Lab Director Bill Goldstein announced Friday. Krishnan's selection follows a nationwide search process that the Lab launched last year after current...

Tracing tainted food back to its source

Aug. 26, 2014 -  
Imagine identifying the source of an outbreak from contaminated foods within hours instead of weeks. That's what several University of Oklahoma (OU) summer interns believe an innovative Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) technology is capable of doing. OU students Alyssa Boutelle,...

STEM women part of tri-lab team cutting boundaries

Aug. 26, 2014 -  
The Department of Energy's 17 national laboratories employ brilliant minds, addressing the greatest science and technology issues facing our planet from climate change and energy solutions to space exploration to national security. Amid these are three nuclear weapons laboratories that share the...