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Los Alamos National Laboratory

  • LANL honored with awards in Technology Transfer

    The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) recently congratulated, Los Alamos National Laboratory, the  Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories for receiving a combined total of five 2011 Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) Awards for Excellence in Technology Transfer.
    The award honors scientists and research organizations that successfully advance their technologies from the laboratory to the marketplace.

  • LANL honors seven small businesses

    In all, close to 1,300 small businesses do business with the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
    On Thursday, LANL held a recognition ceremony at Fuller Lodge for seven businesses that were most successful in the past fiscal year.
    “We are here today to recognize the seven suppliers we believe have done an outstanding job at the lab,” LANL Small Business Program Manager Dennis Roybal said.

  • Bishop earns top honor

    Alan Bishop, Los Alamos National Laboratory’s associate director for theory, simulation, and computation, has been selected as a Fellow of the Institute of Physics. The IOP is a scientific charity devoted to increasing the practice, understanding, and application of physics. Fellows are distinguished as having a very high level of achievement in physics and demonstrating outstanding contributions to the profession.

  • Employees Survive SOC Transition

    Security employees tasked with protecting Los Alamos National Laboratory can breathe a collective sigh of relief now that the transition period for its new contract is settled.
    Despite the contract’s shorter term, scaled back scope of work and lower dollar amount, SOC has announced that it will not layoff any employees.

  • Curiosity's Mission to Mars

    One can see why Roger Wiens monitors the website, www.ustream.tv/nasaijpl, on a continuous basis. The site provides a camera into the clean room at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., where the next Mars rover is being built.
    Wiens, a geochemist with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Los Alamos National Laboratory, has more than a vested interest. Wiens serves as ChemCam’s principal investigator and he makes occasional trips to California to check on the rover, which is named Curiosity.
    So what is ChemCam exactly?

  • Anastasio addresses community leaders

  • Surprises galore for Hecker

    Siegfried Hecker, the former Los Alamos National Laboratory Director (1986-1997) and now the head for the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford, made his sixth visit to rogue North Korea in November.
    And last week at the Church of Latter Day Saints in Los Alamos, Hecker made a presentation where he had a lot of answers but just as many questions still linger in regard to North Korea’s nuclear capabilities.
    In November, Hecker along with his Stanford colleagues John Lewis and Robert Carlin, flew to Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea.

  • LANL director to retire in June

    Since June 2006, Michael Anastasio has been the director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

    On Wednesday afternoon, in a letter to LANL employees, Anastasio, 62, said he was going to step down from the post on June 1. Anastasio thanked LANL employees for their many accomplishments, tireless efforts and continued support over the years. Anastasio also serves as president of the Los Alamos National Security LLC, the company that manages and operates LANL for the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration.

  • LANL DIRECTOR SET TO RETIRE

     Michael Anastasio announced today that he will step down in June as director of Los Alamos National Laboratory.  

    In a message to Lab employees, Anastasio announced his retirement and thanked employees for their many accomplishments, tireless efforts, and continued support over the years. Anastasio has served as LANL director since June 2006.  He also is president of Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS), the company that manages and operates the Lab for the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration.

  • Developing HIV vaccine tops LANL top 10

    Los Alamos National Laboratory has named its Top 10 science and technology developments of 2010 based on major programmatic milestones, strategic potential, scholarly accounts, and associated news coverage.