Posts tagged with "materials"


Lab leads new effort in materials development

Sep. 19, 2017 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) will be part of a multi-lab effort to apply high-performance computing to U.S.-based industry’s discovery, design and development of materials for severe environments under a new initiative announced today by the Department of Energy ( DOE ). The High...

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...

Albright named president and CEO of HRL, Laboratories LLC

Oct. 20, 2014 -  
Parney Albright, former director of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, has been named the president and chief executive officer of HRL Laboratories, LLC . He takes over the job formerly occupied by William Jeffrey on Nov. 3. HRL is a commercial research and development center focused on...

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...

Lawrence Livermore, MIT researchers develop new ultralight, ultrastiff 3D printed materials

Jun. 19, 2014 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. - Imagine a material with the same weight and density as aerogel -- a material so light it's called 'frozen smoke' -- but with 10,000 times more stiffness. This material could have a profound impact on the aerospace and automotive industries as well as other applications where...