Posts tagged with "STEM"

'Science on Saturday' presents Fusion Modeling Feb. 8

Feb. 7, 2014 -  
The second presentation in the Science on Saturday series is Saturday, Feb. 8, with Lawrence Livermore scientist Frederico Fiuza and Los Gatos High School teacher Dan Burns presenting " Fusion Modeling: Using Big Computers to Understand One of the Universe's Biggest Secrets ." For a preview of the...

Media advisory: LLNL's 'Science On Saturday' explores nature by computer simulation

Jan. 30, 2014 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore scientist Vic Castillo and Monte Vista High School teacher Rodger Johnson will present "Computer Simulation: Exploring Nature With a Computer." WHAT: Computers are becoming an increasingly cheaper, more powerful tool that cannot be ignored by professionals. Computer...

NNSA's Kusnezov visits the Navajo Nation to discuss Energy and STEM education

Dec. 18, 2013 -  
Dimitri Kusnezov, chief scientist and director of the Office of Science and Policy for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), recently visited the Navajo Nation in the four corners area to gain a better understanding of tribal efforts in energy and Science, Technology, Engineering and...

Lab employee's belief in education shapes his volunteer efforts

Nov. 19, 2013 -  
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various non-profit agencies. This is just a sampling. Bryan Balazs believes that education is one of the keys to improving people's lives throughout the world. That's why he...

LLNS announces recipients of $100,000 Community Gift Program 2013

Nov. 6, 2013 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS), the contract manager for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), has announced the recipients for the 2013 LLNS Community Gift Program. These gifts, totaling $100,000, reflect LLNS' commitment to local communities. LLNS received 72...

EYH conference inspires girls to consider science and math careers

Oct. 29, 2013 -  
It was no typical Saturday at the University of the Pacific in Stockton earlier this month when more than 400 young women wearing pink "Girl Power" T-shirts converged upon the campus excited to see science in action at the 21st annual San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) conference. The goal...

LLNL/Las Positas College 'Science and Engineering Seminar Series' launches new season

Oct. 3, 2013 -  
Nicholas Be, postdoctoral research scientist in the Biosciences and Biotechnology Division at LLNL, will present " Combating Infections: Fighting to Heal Wounds from the Battlefield," on Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 6-7:15 p.m. at Las Positas College. The presentation is provided in partnership by LLNL...

Media advisory: EYH Conference

Sep. 30, 2013 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC, Sandia National Laboratories and the University of the Pacific School of Engineering and Computer Science will co-sponsor the 21st annual San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) conference. See the Website for more information. WHAT: The popular...

Lab engineer brings science and technology to Bay Area youth

Sep. 19, 2013 -  
Victor Castillo is focused on helping students succeed using his favorite tools: science and technology. The quantitative risk analysis group leader at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Computational Engineering Division has spent many years giving back to the Bay Area community through...

LLNL hosts plasma physics summer school

Sep. 17, 2013 -  
Three students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) participated in a two-week plasma physics summer school at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). The course, "Introduction to the Analysis of Spectra from High-Temperature Plasmas," was a concentrated introduction to...