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Title: Laboratory Directed Research and Development Program FY 2008 Annual Report

Abstract

The Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab or LBNL) is a multi-program national research facility operated by the University of California for the Department of Energy (DOE). As an integral element of DOE's National Laboratory System, Berkeley Lab supports DOE's missions in fundamental science, energy resources, and environmental quality. Berkeley Lab programs advance four distinct goals for DOE and the nation: (1) To perform leading multidisciplinary research in the computing sciences, physical sciences, energy sciences, biosciences, and general sciences in a manner that ensures employee and public safety and protection of the environment. (2) To develop and operate unique national experimental facilities for qualified investigators. (3) To educate and train future generations of scientists and engineers to promote national science and education goals. (4) To transfer knowledge and technological innovations and to foster productive relationships among Berkeley Lab's research programs, universities, and industry in order to promote national economic competitiveness. Berkeley Lab's research and the Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) program support DOE's Strategic Themes that are codified in DOE's 2006 Strategic Plan (DOE/CF-0010), with a primary focus on Scientific Discovery and Innovation. For that strategic theme, the Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 LDRD projects support each onemore » of the three goals through multiple strategies described in the plan. In addition, LDRD efforts support the four goals of Energy Security, the two goals of Environmental Responsibility, and Nuclear Security (unclassified fundamental research that supports stockpile safety and nonproliferation programs). The LDRD program supports Office of Science strategic plans, including the 20-year Scientific Facilities Plan and the Office of Science Strategic Plan. The research also supports the strategic directions periodically under consideration and review by the Office of Science Program Offices, such as LDRD projects germane to new research facility concepts and new fundamental science directions. Berkeley Lab LDRD program also play an important role in leveraging DOE capabilities for national needs. The fundamental scientific research and development conducted in the program advances the skills and technologies of importance to our Work For Others (WFO) sponsors. Among many directions, these include a broad range of health-related science and technology of interest to the National Institutes of Health, breast cancer and accelerator research supported by the Department of Defense, detector technologies that should be useful to the Department of Homeland Security, and particle detection that will be valuable to the Environmental Protection Agency. The Berkeley Lab Laboratory Directed Research and Development Program FY2008 report is compiled from annual reports submitted by principal investigators following the close of the fiscal year. This report describes the supported projects and summarizes their accomplishments. It constitutes a part of the LDRD program planning and documentation process that includes an annual planning cycle, project selection, implementation, and review.« less

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
Directorate
OSTI Identifier:
949214
Report Number(s):
LBNL-103E-2008
TRN: US0901893
DOE Contract Number:  
DE-AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
74; 09; 59; 71; 75; 32; 29; 42; 54; 99; 58; 46; 47; 36; 11; 73; 22; 43; 72; 62; 14; 10; 77; 79; 97; ACCELERATORS; DETECTION; DOCUMENTATION; ECONOMICS; EDUCATION; ENGINEERS; ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY; GERMANIUM HYDRIDES; IMPLEMENTATION; LABORATORY SYSTEM; MAMMARY GLANDS; NEOPLASMS; PERSONNEL; PLANNING; PROLIFERATION; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; LDRD FY 2008 Annual Report

Citation Formats

editor, Todd C Hansen. Laboratory Directed Research and Development Program FY 2008 Annual Report. United States: N. p., 2009. Web. doi:10.2172/949214.
editor, Todd C Hansen. Laboratory Directed Research and Development Program FY 2008 Annual Report. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/949214
editor, Todd C Hansen. Mon . "Laboratory Directed Research and Development Program FY 2008 Annual Report". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/949214. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/949214.
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