Lee Bernstein receives three LLNL PLS Awards

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Dr. Lee Bernstein, as NSSC’s first national laboratory adjunct professor, has been awarded a record THREE awards from the Lawrence Livermore Physical and Life Sciences Directorate.

He received the following awards:

Excellence in Mentoring Award and Outstanding Postdoc Mentor Award for his dedication to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as postdoctoral scholars.
External Leadership and Recognition Award for leading the Data Evaluation for Applied Nuclear Science (DEANS) project UCB Bay Area Nuclear Data Group and his critical role in the U.S. Nuclear Data Program, commitment to teaching the next generation of nuclear engineers and physicists.
Congratulations to Dr. Bernstein for inspiring the next generation of nuclear scientists and engineers, and for setting an excellent example for future NSSC adjunct national laboratory scientists.


Lee Bernstein with the participants of the 2015 Workshop on Nuclear Data Needs and Capabilities for Applications Workshop at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


Lee Bernstein works with undergraduate student, Gabriel Kaufman, at the 88-Inch Cyclotron at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.



NSSC’s Rachel Slaybaugh shares her tips on implementing version control

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NSSC Nuclear Engineering Focus Area Lead and Professor of Nuclear Engineering at UC Berkeley, Rachel Slaybaugh, shares her tips on implementing version control, like the Git repository, to make it easier for students and scientists to keep track of their evolving scientific code. This Fall, Professor Slaybaugh will also serve as the Faculty Advisory of a DeCal, STEMing Out to Built Futures.This course will expose K-5 students in the West Oakland area to careers in STEM fields while simultaneously helping them improve scholastic achievement. This class will also give Berkeley students the opportunity to learn about STEM education techniques for young learners as well as STEM education in different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

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