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DOE Labs ‘Road Tour’ Opens Doors To Their Treasures

on October 26, 2016 - 2:32pm

Attending an MITEC tea, from left, Karen Jackson, Virginia Secretary of Technology; Eli Levine, Department of Energy; Bill Donohue, Genedge (VA MEP) Director; Matt Ringer, NREL; Mary Collins, American Jobs Project; Clara Asmail, NIST MEP; Aimee McCarthy, Genedge; Kate Ringness, American Jobs Project and Terry Payne, ORNL. COurtesy/NIST



This autumn was hot for four states selected by the Department of Energy (DOE) to host bootcamps, associated with the MITEC pilot discussed in a previous blog, to learn about the DOE Labs and how small manufacturers can work with

NNMC President Richard Bailey Visits Los Alamos

on October 26, 2016 - 2:31pm

Newly hired Northern New Mexico College President Dr. Richard Bailey, Jr., has been on the job seven days. He stopped by the Los Alamos Daily Post Tuesday afternoon to meet the news team before heading to the LANL Community Partnerships Office to introduce himself to the folks there. He said he intends to begin hosting open meetings at the college within the next couple of months to share news and garner input from the community. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Los Alamos Honors Four New Research Fellows

on October 26, 2016 - 11:23am

Top row: Dean Preston and Jennifer Hollingsworth. Bottom row: Roger Wiens, left, and Scott Crooker. Courtesy/LANL


LANL News:

  • Annual selections recognize significant career contributions


Four distinguished Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists are being recognized as Fellows of the Laboratory this fall including Scott Crooker, Jennifer Hollingsworth, Dean Preston and Roger Wiens.


The Fellows organization at Los Alamos was established in 1981 and includes technical staff members who have been appointed by the Laboratory director in recognition of their sustained outstanding

The Prize On The Horizon

on October 21, 2016 - 4:22pm
Students work on arranging 25 pennies in the graph theory workshop at the Expanding Your Horizons Workshop. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos Daily Post

The Expanding Your Horizons conference in Santa Fe Saturday was all about girls in the fifth through eighth grade and STEM, which stands for science, technology, engineering and math. The STEM crusade, to prepare the workforce of the future, also includes STEM-related occupations from architecture to health and zoology.

The conference was hosted by the Santa Fe Community College, part of a tradition that began in Los Alamos

LANL MSC Consortium Honors Donors

on October 20, 2016 - 3:45pm

From left, LANL Deputy Director Rich Kacich, Executive Director Dave Lyons and MSC President Joseph Sanchez recognized MSC Grant Pool donors during the 3rd annual Donor Dinner Oct. 7 at the Inn at Loretto in Santa Fe. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

From left, Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard, RDC Executive Director Val Alonzo, Executive Director Dave Lyons and CPO Director Kathy Keith at the 3rd annual Donor Dinner Oct. 7 at the Inn at Loretto in Santa Fe. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Staff Report

SANTA FE – The LANL Major Subcontractors Consortium (MSC) and Los Alamos

Los Alamos Scientist Recognized For Work To Increase Availability Of Critical Medical Isotope

on October 20, 2016 - 3:44pm

Iain May was recognized for his work to increase the availability of critical medical isotopes. Courtesy/LANL 

LANL News:

  • Study predicts shortage of isotope used for medical diagnostic imaging 

A scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory was recently recognized by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) for his work towards ensuring the reliability and domestic supply of a critical medical isotope used for diagnostic imaging.

DOE Releases Request For Information/Sources Sought For Savannah River Site Operations Acquisition

on October 20, 2016 - 3:12pm
DOE News:
CINCINNATI OH  The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center (EMCBC) issued a Request for Information (RFI) /Sources Sought in support the upcoming follow-on procurement for the management and operation (M&O) of the Savannah River Site (SRS).
The current SRS M&O contract, DE-AC09-08SR22470, with Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS), expires on July 31, 2018 and is a major component of the overall SRS work scope and contracting structure.
The RFI/Sources Sought is seeking to solicit input via capability statements from