Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Collaborations with Students and Postdoctoral Researchers

LLNL has a variety of opportunities for college internships and postdoctoral research appointments in the signal & image sciences.

College Internships

College internship assignments through the Student Internship Program pertaining to the signal and image sciences are typically available during the summer academic break, although co-op and year-round internships may also be offered.

The Lawrence Scholar Program selects top Ph.D. students in science and engineering to conduct research of interest to the Laboratory while completing their thesis.

Additional internship opportunities are available, sponsored by outside agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Military.

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Postdoctoral Research Appointments

The postdoc program at LLNL provides opportunities to conduct world-class research in an exciting, diverse, and often interdisciplinary environment. Researchers in the signal and image sciences are able to leverage the broad technical expertise of the Laboratory to uncover new applications.

According to a 2008 international poll conducted by The Scientist magazine, LLNL is ranked in the Top 25 national institutes as one of the best places to work for postdocs.

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Career Opportunities

Join us and help advance the signal and image sciences in the service of the national interest.

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In the Spotlight

Md. Zahangir Alom

My summer project involved exploring deep learning approaches (Convolutional and Deep Neural Nets) for classifying NIF laser beams. Experimental results demonstrate promising classification accuracy when compared to traditional machine learning approaches such as Support Vector Machines. My supervisor and the rest of the NIF team were great to work with, and LLNL is a great place for summer internship.

Md. Zahangir Alom is a Ph.D. student at the University of Dayton and is researching deep learning algorithms.

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Md. Zahangir Alom with mentor Abdul Awwal

George Labaria

My summer project involved creating a new robust image registration algorithm for analyzing image-plate data captured from the Neutron Imaging System and the Combined Neutron and X-Ray Imaging diagnostics at the National Ignition Facility (NIF). My supervisors, Judy Liebman and Abbie Warrick, and the NIF Team were great to work with and I learned a lot in the process.

George is a Ph.D. student at UC Santa Cruz and his research is focused on developing a stochastic model for the nucleotide addition cycle for replicative DNA polymerase enzymes.

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George Labaria with mentor Judy Liebman