Obama honors two LLNL researchers

Jan. 18, 2017- 
Two Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers were among the recipients named by President Obama for the prestigious Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), announced in Washington D.C. Jan. 9.Jonathan Belof and Eric Duoss joined 100 others in winning the highest honor the U.S. government gives to scientists and engineers for innovative research...

Lawrence Livermore physicist receives Presidential honor

Feb. 24, 2016- 
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) physicist Tammy Ma has been selected for a 2016 Presidential Early Career Award for Science and Engineering (PECASE), one of 106 recipients nationwide and one of 13 from the Department of Energy. The awardees will be honored in a ceremony later this year.Ma was recognized for her "innovation and leadership in quantifying hydrodynamic instability...

Lab physicist selected for Presidential Early Career Award for Science and Engineering

Jan. 13, 2014- 
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory physicist Miguel Morales has been selected for a 2014 Presidential Early Career Award for Science and Engineering (PECASE) for his leading edge research in condensed matter physics.Using advanced computational techniques such as density functional theory and quantum Monte Carlo, Morales studies materials at extreme pressure and temperature on some of the...

A drive to solve problems in all aspects of life earns Banks a presidential early career award

Aug. 6, 2012- 
Whether the challenge is academic or athletic, Laboratory computational scientist Jeff Banks has always set the bar high. In the end, hurtling down a runway to pole vault to a new height and grappling with a complex computational problem to take simulation to a new level tap the same inner drive. Banks, a pole vaulter in college, notes that technical people are often attracted by the...

Former LLNL postdocs are PECASE recipients

Oct. 5, 2011- 
Former Laboratory postdocs Fotini Katopodes Chow and Logan Liu were among the recently announced winners of this year's Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). Both were nominated by LLNL.Chow, currently an assistant professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, received the award for research conducted as an LLNL...

Greg Bronevetsky receives Presidential Early Career Award

Sept. 27, 2011- 
The White House announced Monday that Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) computer scientist Greg Bronevetsky has been named a recipient of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers for helping advance the state-of-the-art in high performance computing. The Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, or PECASE, is the highest honor...