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Statement by Michael Anastasio on John Browne Resignation

Jan. 2, 2003 -  
"I have greatly enjoyed working with John Browne. We have worked successfully on our mutual national security programs. I have appreciated his leadership in ensuring an excellent relationship between our two labs - Livermore and Los Alamos," said Michael Anastasio, LLNL director. "John believed...

Livermore Researchers Determine Biosphere Unaffected by Geoengineering Schemes

Dec. 19, 2002 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. — Using models that simulate the interaction between global climate and land ecosystems, atmospheric scientists from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have shown that compensating for the carbon dioxide “greenhouse effect” by decreasing the amount of sunlight reaching the...

Sea Squirt DNA sheds Light on Vertebrate Evolution Genome of Ciona intestinalis Yields new Insights Into the Origins of Complex Biological Systems

Dec. 12, 2002 -  
EMBARGOED: Hold For Release Until 2:00 PM EST Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002 02-12-JGI1 (Photos available at http://www.jgi.doe.gov/xpress/ciona_pics/ ) Sea Squirt DNA Sheds Light on Vertebrate Evolution Genome of Ciona intestinalis Yields New Insights Into the Origins Of Complex Biological Systems WALNUT...

Director Creates New Homeland Security Organization; Appoints Wayne Shotts to Lead New Organization

Dec. 10, 2002 -  
Director Michael Anastasio today designated a new Homeland Security Organization at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Dr. Wayne Shotts, associate director for the Lab’s Nonproliferation, International Security and Arms Control Directorate, will head the new organization in an acting capacity...

Livermore Researchers Apply Combat Simulation Technology to Homeland Security

Dec. 10, 2002 -  
Using a computer code originally developed for combat simulation, researchers from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are supplying the same expertise that analyzes concepts of operation, technology and training to emergency responders as a part of the Lab’s role in homeland security. The...

New Tool Developed by Lawrence Livermore Team Aids Agencies in Preventing, Mitigating Terrorist Attacks

Dec. 10, 2002 -  
A new analysis tool has been developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers to assist government agencies in preventing and mitigating terrorist attacks. Known as the Homeland Operations Planning System, or HOPS, the web-based information system can model buildings, stadiums,...

Lawrence Livermore and Reactive NanoTechnologiesAnnounce Exclusive License Agreement

Dec. 4, 2002 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. — Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Reactive NanoTechnologies, Inc. (RNT) have entered into an exclusive license agreement regarding LLNL’ s reactive joining process. By combining the Livermore process with other advances, ReactiveNanoTechnologies Inc., has...
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Laboratory Engineers Developing Microelectronicsfor Artificial Retina Project

Dec. 3, 2002 -  
LLNL’s Polymer-Based Microelectrode Array (Click on photo for 300 dpi downloadable image.) Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory engineers are developing a microelectrode array for a multi-laboratory DOE project to construct an artificial retina or “epiretinal prosthesis.” The three-year DOE...

Teller receives DOE’s highest honor

Nov. 27, 2002 -  
Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham on Tuesday presented Director Emeritus Edward Teller with the prestigious Gold Award, the Department of Energy’s highest honor. The award, consisting of a plaque with citation, a medallion and rosette, is in recognition of Teller’s “outstanding contributions to...

Energy secretary praises Lab’s service to nation

Nov. 27, 2002 -  
Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham lauded the Laboratory’s work in national security as “vital to the nation” during an-all hands address to employees Tuesday afternoon. “The missions that drive this Laboratory each day have never been more important,” Abraham said. “The role you play here is...

Time running out to benefit from Open Enrollment

Nov. 22, 2002 -  
UC’s Open Enrollment period ends in eight days. All changes to your medical and other benefits must be made by midnight Saturday, Nov. 30, by calling 1-800-639-3779. If you have not received an Open Enrollment packet — many UC employees haven’t— all of the information is available online at the UC...

Seven Lab physicists elected APS fellows

Nov. 22, 2002 -  
Seven Lab physicists have been named fellows of the American Physical Society, one of the largest selections of fellows named from the Lab in a single year. Tomas Diaz de la Rubia, associate director for Chemistry and Materials Science, was elected for his work in computational physics, notably “...

DOE announces ASCI contract

Nov. 22, 2002 -  
BALTIMORE — Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham on Tuesday announced that International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) has won the $290 million, multi-year contract to build the two fastest supercomputers in the world for the Department of Energy. Named “Purple” and “BlueGene/L,” both systems...

LLNL Response to California Department of Health Services Report

Nov. 14, 2002 -  
The issue of plutonium in Livermore has been evaluated for more than 30 years by State and Federal regulatory agencies, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. All studies - including the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry's (ATSDR) report in 2000 - have determined that there is...

Michael Anastasio Statement Regarding Resignation of Richard Atkinson

Nov. 13, 2002 -  
“Richard Atkinson has been a strong advocate for the national laboratories throughout his tenure as UC President. I've appreciated his personal commitment to our missions and his unwavering support for academic excellence and scientific research. On behalf of our laboratory, I extend my best wishes...

Rokaya Al-Ayat Appointed Associate Deputy Director for Science and Technology

Nov. 12, 2002 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. — Rokaya Al-Ayat has been named associate deputy director for Science and Technology at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The announcement was made by Harold C. Graboske, acting deputy director for Science & Technology. In this position Al-Ayat will work with the deputy...

Michael Anastasio Statement Regarding Resignation of John McTague

Nov. 8, 2002 -  
“John has been a strong supporter of the laboratories. He played an instrumental role in the rebaselining of the NIF and in re-establishing a partnership between the NNSA, UC and the Labs. This led to the successful completion of our contractual requirements and a more strategic model for the...

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Plutonium, Sludge

Nov. 7, 2002 -  
Question: Who issued this report and what is it about? A: The Environmental Health Investigations Branch (EHIB) of the California Department of Health Services (CDHS) issued a report entitled, “Proposed Process to Address the Historic Distribution of Sewage Sludge Containing Plutonium Releases from...

International Researchers Propose Advanced Energy Technologies To Help Quell Global Warming

Oct. 31, 2002 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. — In an effort to stabilize climate and slow down global warming, Livermore scientists along with a team of international researchers have evaluated a series of new primary energy sources that either do not emit or limit the amount of carbon dioxide released to the atmosphere...

GLENN MARA SELECTED AS DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR OPERATIONS

Oct. 18, 2002 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif — After taking on such top assignments as deputy project manager for the National Ignition Facility, associate director for Engineering, and acting deputy director, Glenn Mara has been named as Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Deputy Director for Operations. The appointment...