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Annie Kersting headshot
// Recognition

The American Chemical Society recently elected LLNL’s Annie Kersting to serve as vice chair of the Division of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology for a three-year term.

Particle A0037, a fragment from asteroid Ryugu
// S&T Highlights

In collaboration with an international team, LLNL scientists looked at the isotopic composition of oxygen, carbon and manganese-chromium in two asteroid particles to help determine the source of the water and timing of the chemical reactions

Photo of Doerfert
// Recognition
LLNL computer scientist Johannes Doerfert was recently named one of the 2023 Better Scientific Software (BSSw) fellows, a government-funded program providing recognition and funding to leaders and advocates of high-quality scientific software.
The ANISO team is pictured at the Idaho National Laboratory’s National Security Test Range (NSTR) shot arena with a proof-of-principle stack of 8 linerless C-4 shaped charges.
// S&T Highlights
LLNL scientists and engineers led a multi-institutional team in executing a series of high explosives tests that successfully demonstrated fundamental principles of anisotropy, a possible enabler for improved weapon and munition safety.
artistic rendering of networked devices
// S&T Highlights

Skywing, a new software developed at LLNL, provides scientists working to protect the nation’s critical infrastructure with a high-reliability, real-time software platform for collaborative autonomy applications.

Head shots of all four winners
// Recognition
The Oppenheimer Science and Energy Leadership Program (OSELP) has selected four Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists as 2023 fellows.
Photo of de Supinski and ACM logo
// Recognition
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has named LLNL’s Chief Technology Officer for Livermore Computing Bronis R. de Supinski as a 2022 ACM fellow, recognizing him for his contributions to the design of large-scale systems and their programming systems and software.
Photo of Daniel Schwalbe-Koda and Forbes logo
// Recognition
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory materials scientist Daniel Schwalbe-Koda has been named one of Forbes “30 under 30” for 2023 in the science category.
Illustration of ignition at NIF
// S&T Highlights
The U.S. Department of Energy and DOE’s National Nuclear Security Administration announced the achievement of fusion ignition at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Photograph and schematic representation of single-walled carbon nanotubes
// S&T Highlights

Researchers have created vertically aligned single-walled carbon nanotubes that could be a boon for energy storage and the electronics industry.