Two research scientists and WD&E mentors, Costin Iancu and Wibe de Jong were honored with a Best Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on Quantum Computing and Engineering (QCE22) for “Accelerating Noisy VQE Optimization with Gaussian Processes.”
Archives for September 2022
This September, we’re starting a series called ‘Berkeley Lab Beginnings,’ which shines a spotlight on the hard work of Workforce Development & Education’s interns and lets them reflect on the ways that their internship has shaped their professional journey. Dr. Michelle Kuchera is a computational physicist with research interests in machine learning, nuclear physics, and […]
See the Berkeley Lab SLAM finalists go head-to-head on Thursday, September 22! A panel of esteemed judges will determine the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prize winners, and the live audience will select the winner of the People’s Choice Award.
The Dept. of Energy Office of Science invites you to attend their virtual Summer Internship Fair on October 25. This highly interactive event will help participants learn more about the U.S. Department of Energy’s Summer 2023 Community College Internships (CCI) and Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) programs. These stipend-based 10-week programs provide technical training and […]
Interns and WD&E staff gathered virtually for the Summer 2022 Intern Poster Session. On August 3, Workforce Development & Education hosted their largest virtual poster session yet! Over 270 attendees – including mentors, interns, friends, and family – tuned into the 2022 Summer Poster Session. WDTS Director Colette Flood started the session by acknowledging […]
Workforce Development & Education hosted a GEM Leadership Virtual Summer Site Visit with (Clockwise from top left) Manager of Workforce Development & Education, Colette Flood; Communications Coordinator, Dr. Ingrid Ockert; GEM’s Client Relations Manager, Dr. Carrine Todman-Lewis; GEM’s CEO, Brennon Marcano; GEM Fellow, Alexandra Grayson; GEM’s Executive Director of Client Relations, Dr. Marcus A. […]
A team of scientists from Denmark and the U.S, led by LBNL’s Jay Keasling, a WD&E mentor, have engineered yeast to produce the precursor molecules for a plant-derived anti-cancer drug.
Ben Cole, a WD&E mentor and biologist at the Joint Genome Insider, is featured on a recent episode of Genome Insider.