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  • "Science and technology give us the tools to create the impossible. It has given me the power to make my ideas and the ideas of others real software that improves the world we live in."

    - Marisol Gamboa, computer scientist and TECHNOLOchicas ambassador.

    TECHNOLOchicas inspire Latina youth

    "If you work hard, you can accomplish anything you set your mind to." These are the inspirational words that Marisol Gamboa, a computer scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, plans to share with young Latinas who may be pondering a career in a STEM field.


    Local Students Learn and Lead with Robots

    When given the opportunity to attend a competitive robotics championship event last year, sponsored by FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), Greg Simonson had no idea that that one experience would lead him to become an ardent supporter, collaborator and volunteer, helping students to get excited about STEM-related education and careers by connecting them with mentors.

  • Each year, Lawrence Livermore employee Melanee Scarborough helps to plan and organize one of the American Diabetes Association’s highest grossing annual fundraisers: the Tour de Cure. “I’ve met great people and formed wonderful friendships, and it means so much to me that I get to make a difference in the lives of people with this disease."

    Fighting diabetes through the 'Tour de Cure'

    Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various nonprofit agencies. Many of these agencies are available for employees to donate through the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign.

  • "We get to restore hope and help people take their first steps on the long road to recovery, and that's a moving experience."

    - Lab mechanical technologist and veteran Steve Leahy

    Lab employee and veteran Steve Leahy volunteers to help disaster victims rebuild

    Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various nonprofit agencies. Many of these agencies are available for employees to donate through the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign.

  • As an ardent promoter of STEM education, Albala advises students interested in pursuing STEM is to "just go for it," she said. "Take workshops, look for opportunities to work in labs, don't be afraid to ask questions and seek out science."

    Albala named STEM advocate of the year

    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Joanna Albala was recently named the STEM Advocate of the Year by the Executive Council of the North Central Valley STEM Center (NCVSC), for going above and beyond in creating opportunities for students. The Executive Council of the NCVSC, which meets out of the San Joaquin County Office of Education in Stockton, honored Albala at its annual recognition dinner.

  • Read how an LLNL summer scholar has travelled from Africa to the West Indies to help solve one of the planet’s greatest problems—sustainability of clean water. ➡

    LLNL on Twitter

    Summer scholar Mariana Lanzarini-Lopes is helping to create sustainable clean water sources around the world.

  • APS awards LLNL's Andrew MacKinnon for his outstanding work in physics including the development of a powerful technique for characterizing high energy density plasmas.

    Plasma physicist earns excellence award

    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) physicist Andrew MacKinnon has been awarded the John Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma Physics Research by the American Physical Society's Division of Plasma Physics. The annual award recognizes a specific outstanding achievement in plasma physics research.

  • EPA recognizes LLNL for outstanding achievements in sustainable purchasing.

    EPA honors LLNL's purchasing program

    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL) is one of five Bay Area federal facilities recognized for improving efficiency, saving resources and reducing costs as part of the Federal Green Challenge (FGC). LLNL has participated in the FGC since its inception in 2011, achieving reductions in municipal waste, sustainable purchasing, sustainable electronics and transportation categories.

  • "As a husband and father, I appreciate the flexibility to deal with everyday family responsibilities, and I can work an honest day and then devote time to my family.”

    Joshua Senecal Finds Balance at NIF

    Lawrence Livermore's National Ignition Facility (NIF), the world's most energetic laser system, is made up of much more than beamlines. With over 400 shots completed annually, NIF's day-to-day operations require sophisticated computing systems to ensure experimental integrity. The NIF Computing (NIFC) team plays an integral role in this smoothly running facility, and computer scientist Joshua Senecal supports multiple operational areas.

  • LLNL physicist Tammy Ma honored for her "commitment to public service and....transformational role in integrating scientific knowledge into society for the public good."

    Lab scientist takes stage at World Economic Forum's annual 'meeting of the champions'

    The global spotlight was on Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL) physicist Tammy Ma when she took the stage at the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Annual Meeting of the New Champions, recently held in Dalian, China.

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