Posts tagged with "Engineering"

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...

Chemical engineer selected for national engineering symposium

Aug. 22, 2014 -  
Rebecca Dylla-Spears will have a chance to collaborate with the nation's top mid-career engineers from industry, academia and government next month. The chemical engineer in the Physics & Life Sciences Directorate at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory was selected to represent the Lab at...

Livermore researchers create engineered energy absorbing material

Aug. 20, 2014 -  
Materials like solid gels and porous foams are used for padding and cushioning, but each has its own advantages and limitations. Gels are effective as padding but are relatively heavy; gel performance can also be affected by temperature, and possesses a limited range of compression due to a lack of...

Engineering program established for veterans

Jul. 21, 2014 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Alameda County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and Las Positas College (LPC) recently established a 24-month academic program to provide technical education and hands-on training for veterans, officials recently announced. The new...

Lab expertise tapped to understand how the brain retrieves memories

Jul. 16, 2014 -  
Livermore scientists are developing electrode array technology for monitoring brain activity as part of a collaborative research project with UC San Francisco to better understand how the neural circuitry of the brain works during memory retrieval. The long term goal of the research is a deeper...

Lab technology helps companies win Tibbetts Awards

Jul. 10, 2014 -  
Technology developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) research teams helped two companies win the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) Tibbetts Award recognizing economic impact. STAR Cryoelectronics , LLC of Santa Fe, New Mexico and Inrad Optics of Northvale, New Jersey --...