Research SLAM! 2022

 

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 – Laboratory director
  • Pat Falcone – deputy director, Science & Technology
  • Doug Rotman – director, Laboratory Directed Research and Development
  • Bill Goldstein – former director, LLNL


The top three finalists will be invited to compete in the Bay Area Research Slam! with winners from LBNL, SLAC, and SNL, on Thursday, October 20 @ 3:00 PM

 


The ten finalists Research SLAM! 2022

Tune in to the live stream at 2:30 pm September 20 to join the action and vote for your favorite speaker.

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mariana

Mariana Desireé Reale Batista

PLS/MSD

How 3D Printing Can Supercharge Your Life

Jasper

Marc Jasper

COMP/CASC

Stop Wasting Time: Avoiding an El Capitan Portability Disaster

Antoniuk

Evan Antoniuk

PLS/MSD

A Future Without Plastic Waste: Achievable Through Today's Machine Learning

 

miller_C

Christopher Miller

PLS/MSD

From Microscale to Macroscale—Designing Better Explosives

Wasson_E

Elisa Wasson

ENG/MED

Life By the Drop: Engineering Human Gradient Tissues Using Cell-Embedded Microbeads

Lindy_J

Lindy Jang

ENG/MED

Invisible Organ on a Chip

 

Chlebek

Jennifer Chlebek

PLS/BBTD

Genetically Modified Organisms: A Novel Solution or the Next Biothreat?

Halvorsen

Tiffany Halvorsen

PLS/BBTD

Switching Roles: How Toxins Will Protect Ecosystems in Our Future Bioeconomy

Gongora

Aldair Gongora

ENG/MSD

Accelerating Science Using Autonomous Experimentation (AE)

 

kang-Yun

Christina Kang-Yun

PLS/BBTD

Making Rare Earth Metals Not So Rare