“Challenges at the Frontiers of Matter and Energy: Transformative Opportunities for Discovery Science” outlines five research opportunities with the potential to transform key technologies involving matter and energy. Lab scientists who helped produce the report include Don DePaolo, Graham Fleming, William McCurdy, and James Sethian.
James Demmel of the Computational Research Division is among 347 new fellows named to the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Demmel was cited for his distinguished contributions to the theory and practice of numerical linear algebra, especially for innovative approaches in parallel computing. More>
Two Cyclotron Road projects — one on thermionic energy conversion in collaboration with the Materials Sciences Division and one on green buildings in collaboration with the Energy Technologies Area — were among 41 “transformational energy technology projects” awarded a total of $125 million by ARPA-E. More>
The poster session — 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the cafeteria’s dining hall — will showcase instrumentation development around the Lab. Researchers working in different divisions who share common problems can meet and benefit from mutual experience and expertise. The event is sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Instrumentation Colloquium Series. More>