Lawrence Fellowship

The Lawrence Fellowship is a highly-competitive postdoctoral position at LLNL that is open to all technical disciplines. Fellowships are awarded to candidates with exceptional talent, scientific track records, and potential for significant achievements. Fellows are free to pursue their own independent research agenda within an environment of subject matter experts who can provide guidance and mentorship. For more information on the Lawrence Fellowship and how to apply, Learn more and apply



Current and Former Fellows:


Joined the PLS/MSD Directorate in 2017

Degree: Ph.D. from KU Leuven – Belgium
Research: Engineering science

Joined LLNL: October 2017

Joined the Engineering Directorate in 2018 

Degree:  Ph.D. from University of California, Irvine
Research:  Biomedical engineering

Joined LLNL: May 2018

Joined the WCI/DP Directorate in 2019

Degree: Ph.D. from Princeton University
Research: Plasma physics
Joined LLNL: October 2019

Joined the PLS/NACSD Directorate in 2019

Degree: Ph.D. from Imperial College London
Research: Earth system science

Joined the NIF Directorate in 2019

Degree: Ph.D. from Princeton University
Research: Laser science and plasma physics

Joined the PLS/Physics Directorate in 2018  

Degree: Ph.D. in astrophysical sciences from Princeton University
Research: Plasma physics and quantum field theory

Joined LLNL: October 2018

Joined the PLS/NACS Directorate in 2018 

Degree: Ph.D. in Physics from Michigan State University
Research: Nuclear astrophysics and cosmochemistry

Joined LLNL: September 2018

Joined the PLS/Physics Directorate in 2018 

Degree:  Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research:  Physical chemistry 
Joined LLNL: June 2018

Joined the PLS/AEED Directorate in 2017

Degree:  Ph.D. from University of Washington
Research:  Atmospheric sciences

Joined LLNL: September 2017

Joined the WCI and COMP/CASC Directorate in 2017 

Degree: Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research: Mechanical and ocean engineering

Joined LLNL: September 2017

Joined PLS/Physics Directorate in 2016 / Converted to LLNL employee 2019

Degree: Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley
Research: Applied science & technology