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LDRD Day 2012

Learn how LDRD innovations benefit our nation

Los Alamos National Laboratory hosted its fourth annual Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Day on October 23, 2012, at Buffalo Thunder in Pojoaque, New Mexico. More than 30 scientists and engineers from the Lab presented posters about their LDRD projects, answering questions and sharing ideas with participants that included community leaders, students, Lab employees, and members of the public. Keynote presentations by Dr. Steven Beckwith of the University of California and Dr. Terry Wallace of the Laboratory emphasized the importance of research and development to national security.

LDRD Day 2012

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
9:20 am–12:10 pm
Buffalo Thunder Resort

LDRD Day 2012 Agenda
TimeEvent
9:20 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Welcome
Dr. William Priedhorsky, LDRD Program Director
Los Alamos National Laboratory
9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Poster Session – 33 posters
Highlighting some of the most exciting science and engineering at Los Alamos. Principal investigators on-hand to discuss their work.
LDRD Day 2012 Poster Titles and Abstracts (pdf)
10:45 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Research in the Interest of National Security (pdf)
Dr. Steven Beckwith, Vice President Research & Graduate Studies
University of California Office of the President
11:35 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. Storms on the Horizon: Addressing the Nation's Toughest Technical Challenges (pdf)
Dr. Terry Wallace, Principal Associate Director, Global Security
Los Alamos National Laboratory
12:05 p.m. – 12:10 p.m. Awards for Best Poster & Exceptional Merit Poster
12:10 p.m. Adjourn

Innovations for a secure nation

Lab team makes unique contributions to the first bionic eye

Lab team makes unique contributions to the first bionic eye

The Argus II will help people blinded by the rare hereditary disease retinitis pigmentosa or seniors suffering from severe macular degeneration.

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