Topic: Outreach

LLNL and the United Kingdom’s Hartree Centre are launching a new webinar series intended to spur collaboration with industry through discussions on computational science, HPC, and data science.

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LLNL celebrated the 2022 Global Women in Data Science conference on March 7 with its 5th annual regional event, featuring workshops, mentoring sessions and a discussion with LLNL Director Kim Budil.

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Sponsored by the DSI, LLNL’s winter hackathon took place on February 16–17. In addition to traditional hacking, the hackathon included a special datathon competition in anticipation of the Women in Data Science (WiDS) conference on March 7.

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Registration is open until February 27 for LLNL's fifth annual WiDS event in conjunction with the worldwide Women in Data Science conference.

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LLNL has established the AI Innovation Incubator (AI3), a collaborative hub aimed at uniting experts from LLNL, industry, and academia to advance AI for scientific and commercial applications.

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With a history of student participation and committee service, LLNL computer scientist Kathleen Shoga chaired this year’s competition.

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The MFEM software library provides high-order mathematical algorithms for large-scale scientific simulations. An October workshop brought together MFEM’s global user and developer community for the first time.

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In this IDEAS-ECP webinar, Jean Shuler, who joined LLNL in 1972, shares her stories providing support on a range of computing architectures. The video is an hour long.

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Many LLNL women and allies attend Grace Hopper Celebration every year to learn, to network, and to be inspired.

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LLNL held its first-ever Machine Learning for Industry Forum (ML4I) on August 10–12, co-hosted by the Lab’s High-Performance Computing Innovation Center and Data Science Institute.

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A new career panel series continued with a session featuring former LLNL interns who converted to full-time employment at the Lab.

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In this episode (32:00), LLNL's Jeff Hittinger talks about scientific success, leadership, and the tricks he’s cultivated for communicating science to broader audiences through the Livermore Ambassador Lecture series.

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More than 100 LLNL staff and students gathered virtually for the first session of a new career panel series inspired by the annual Women in Data Science conference and sponsored by the Data Science Institute.

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Brian Gallagher works on applications of machine learning for a variety of science and national security questions. He’s also a group leader, student mentor, and the new director of LLNL’s Data Science Challenge.

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The Data Science Institute's seminar series has transitioned to a virtual format, and a playlist of recently recorded seminars is available on the Livermore Lab Events YouTube channel.

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The Department of Energy recently published a blog post celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, featuring LLNL Computing employee Jeene Villanueva.

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In a talk recorded for the 2020 LLNL Computing Virtual Expo, Computing principal deputy associate director and ECP deputy director Lori Diachin describes the ECP’s goals and the Laboratory's role.

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Computing relies on engineers like Stephanie Brink to keep the legacy codes running smoothly. “You’re only as fast as your slowest processor or your slowest function,” says Brink, who works in CASC. By analyzing a legacy code’s performance, Brink and her team can reduce the amount of time it takes to run and allow for more critical science to be accomplished.

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Coinciding with International Women’s Day on March 8, LLNL’s 4th Women in Data Science (WiDS) regional event brought women together to discuss successes, opportunities and challenges of being female in a mostly male field.

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Jeene Villanueva, LLNL computer scientist and group leader, represented the Lab at the 2021 Lab Manager Diversity Digital Summit, "Building Better Labs: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion."

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The first-ever virtual Girls Who Code – "Big" program (a collaboration between LLNL, the Livermore Lab Foundation, and the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District) recently wrapped up.

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At the 2020 LLNL Computing Virtual Expo, Marisa Torres described the Girls Who Code program’s activities, how it's closing the technology gender gap, and ways to get involved.

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Nisha Mulakken is advancing COVID-19 R&D and mentoring the next generation. “The opportunities we are exposed to early in our careers can shape the limits we place on ourselves and our approaches to challenges we encounter throughout our careers,” she says.

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LLNL’s Computing Directorate heads to the 32nd annual Supercomputing Conference (SC20) held virtually on November 9–19. Although the format is different this year, we’re turning out in full force.

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More than 150 girls participated in the San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (SJEYH) conference via Zoom last month. LLNL Computing staff were among the online speakers.

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