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Trucks and data
// S&T Highlights
Since the late 1990s, LLNL has played a significant role in improving the fuel economy of class-8 heavy vehicles through enhanced aerodynamics.
2019 Director’s Science and Technology Awards
// Director's Awards

Four project teams have received 2019 Director's Science and Technology Awards for their exceptional endeavors in science and technology.

El Capitan Super Computer
// S&T Highlights
The Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, and the Laboratory announced the signing of contracts with Cray Inc. to build the NNSA’s first exascale supercomputer, “El Capitan.”
2019 Director's Diversity & Inclusion Awards
// Director's Awards

Two teams and two individuals have recieved 2019 Director's Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Awards that recognize the importance of embodying LLNL values, especially inclusiveness, in the work that employees do.

2019 Early and Mid-Career Recognition Awards
// Director's Awards

Eleven scientists and engineers have been named to LLNL's fifth annual Early and Mid-Career Recognition (EMCR) Program in recognition of scientific and technical accomplishments, leadership, and future promise demonstrated early in their careers.

Maria Gatu Johnson
// Recognition
Nuclear physicist Maria Gatu Johnson was named winner of the American Physical Society's Katherine E. Weimer Award.
Diamond anvil cell schematic
// S&T Highlights
A new design for diamond anvil cells helps scientists examine materials of interest.
Digital frame stacking of images captured by the Dark Energy Camera
// S&T Highlights
Scientists apply innovative data analysis and interpretation techniques to fundamental science research.
Metal device used at National Ignition Facility
// S&T Highlights
At the National Ignition Facility, a specialized team assesses the risk of damage from target debris and shrapnel dispersal during high-energy laser shots.
Head shots of two scientists side by side
// Recognition
Two scientists from Lawrence Livermore are recipients of the Department of Energy’s Office of Science Early Career Research Program award.