This annual contest awards the best three-minute research presentation given by an LLNL postdoc. Postdocs learn to clearly explain the motivation, results, and significance of their research to a non-specialty audience and a panel of judges.
Our current panel of judges include:
- Kim Budil, Lab Director
- Pat Falcone, Deputy Director, Science & Technology
- Greg Suski, Former Associate Deputy Director, Science & Technology
- Sheryl Hingorani, Chief of Staff
- Theresa Maldonado, University of California Office of the President, Vice President for Research & Innovation
The top three finalists will be invited to compete in the first Bay Area Research Slam! with winners from LBNL, SLAC, and SNL, on Thursday, October 28 @ 3:00 PM
The fourteen finalists Research Slam! 2021
Tune in to the live stream at 2:30 pm October 6 to join the action and vote for your favorite speaker.
Hot Nuclear Materials + Controlled Atmospheres = What
Planetary Defense: The Nuclear Option
Smile for the (Neutron) Camera!
From the Workshop to the Holodeck: Inspecting Complex Parts in Virtual Reality.
The Revolutionary Power of Disorder
From Blowpipes to Printing Nozzles: Our Continuing Glass Mission
Using Metagenomics to Evaluate Astronaut Health Risks
Does your Knee Hurt?
Mariana Desiree Reale Batista
How Would You Survive the Next Heatwave without Electricity?
Jorge Luis Barrera Cruz
Optimizing Reactor Designs for a More Sustainable Future
Tracking Lots of Dots – to Help Searching for the Cure for Cancer
Urgent Problems Need Fast Solutions: How Better Math can Slow Global Warming
A Shot in the Dark or a Surefire Hit?: Identifying Drug Targets for COVID-19