Topic: Careers

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) announced the selection of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) computational mathematician Ulrike Meier Yang as one of the 2024 Class of SIAM Fellows, the highest honor the organization bestows on its members.

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As a high school baseball coach, LLNL software developer Chris Moussa understands the value of having teammates you can rely on, which is why he’s especially grateful for his “fantastic” team at work.

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With over 90 people in attendance, including those attending online and in person, the WiDS Livermore conference was once again successful in facilitating the exchange of information and fresh ideas.

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The high performance computing publication HPCwire has selected LLNL computer scientist Todd Gamblin as one of its “People to Watch” in HPC for 2024. The program recognized 12 HPC professionals who “play leading roles in driving innovation within their particular fields, making significant contributions to society as a whole.”

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Computer scientist Mark Miller works on developing scientific visualization and analysis tools. In recent years, he has become a leader in inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability within Computing.

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The Lab has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award, recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2024. This is the fifth award LLNL has earned in Glassdoor’s award program since its inception in 2009.

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The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) announced the election of LLNL computational mathematician Carol Woodward as its president-elect and computational scientist Judy Hill as a council member for the organization.

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Carolyn Albiston is a research software engineer in NIF Shot Data Systems. Her career is a culmination of her wide range of varied interests and skills.

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The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world’s largest technical professional organization, has elevated LLNL staff member Bhavya Kailkhura to the grade of senior member within the organization.

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Bradley Rodrigues has been a member of the Livermore Information Technology’s (LivIT) deployment team since August 2022. Despite not being able to hear or speak, he has found that his IT background and expertise have helped him navigate the workplace.

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Lawrence Livermore is celebrating nearly a decade of bringing the Girls Who Code program to local middle and high schools. Since standing up the effort in 2016, more than 900 students have participated in the clubs, and the offerings continue to expand.

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In recent years, the Lab has boosted its recruiting profile even further by offering the prestigious Sidney Fernbach Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Computing Sciences. The fellowship fosters creative partnerships between new and experienced scientists. In short, it ensures an annual cycle that refreshes advanced research in computer sciences at the Lab.

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As Computing’s seventh Fernbach Fellow, postdoctoral researcher Tarik Dzanic will develop new algorithms and test them in computational physics simulations under the mentorship of Bob Anderson.

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For Lab employees Mariah Martinez and Paige Jones of LLNL Computing, their journeys to the Lab started with an internship. They have continued their work as full-time employees, paving the way for others to make a difference at the Lab.

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IT manager Keith Downs has always been tinkering with computers, and much of his adult life has been shaped by his childhood interests.

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Tammy Dahlgren has worked on a diverse variety of projects at the Lab, including supervisory control systems for the National Ignition Facility, animal disease modeling, mass hierarchical storage systems, RADIUSS, and more.

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Cindy Gonzales earned a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree and changed careers—all while working at the Lab. Meet the deputy director of LLNL’s Data Science Institute.

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Every year, LLNL welcomes hundreds of interns for an experiential, hands-on approach to learning. Working with some of the brightest minds in their fields, our interns have the opportunity to explore new projects, build their skills, connect with mentors, and integrate into Lab culture.

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An LLNL Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, Scott Kohn supports LLNL’s cyber security research program. He joined the Lab in 1997 as one of the first external hires into CASC, Computing’s primary research and academic outreach organization.

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LLNL physicist Tammy Ma and computational scientist Jeff Hittinger were recently celebrated for winning the Krell Institute’s James Corones Award in Leadership, Community Building, and Communication.

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CASC computational mathematician Andrew Gillette has always been drawn to mathematics and says it’s about more than just crunching numbers.

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2023’s Developer Day was a two-day event for the first time, balancing an all-virtual technical program with a fully in-person networking day.

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Anna Maria Bailey, LLNL’s Chief Engineer for HPC and a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, has enjoyed her “many careers” at the Lab and the ability to jump around to follow her interests.

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From wind tunnels and cardiovascular electrodes to the futuristic world of exascale computing, Brian Gunney has been finding solutions for unsolvable problems.

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Lori Diachin will take over as director of the DOE’s Exascale Computing Project on June 1, guiding the successful, multi-institutional high performance computing effort through its final stages.

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