To better understand the content of the Lab’s landfill waste and learn how to improve our waste diversion, volunteers are needed to sort and weigh waste on Tuesday, April 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Golden Bear Transfer Station in Richmond. E-mail email@example.com to register. Sustainable Lab is hosting several other Earth Day Activities this week.
The Lawrence Award recognizes exceptional scientific, technical achievements of mid-career scientists related to the Department of Energy’s programs. The Fermi Award recognizes achievement in basic and applied research. Nominations are due by June 15. More>
James Demmel was honored by ACM for his work on numerical linear algebra libraries, including LAPACK (Linear Algebra Package), a standard software library that forms part of the standard mathematical libraries for many vendors. More>
Employees are invited to attend a workshop on Monday, April 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Building 70A-3377. Learn to guide students in grades 4-8 as they use the special indicator properties of red cabbage juice to investigate acids, bases, and group chemicals by their behavior. Participants are eligible to borrow these materials. Register here.
Staff who need to catch up on what’s going on at the Lab can do so while munching on a sandwich or waiting for a latte in the cafeteria dining hall. A video monitor next to the coffee bar features a daily updated slide show of the latest news, including research, lectures, awards, and events. Check it out next time you’re up there.