David Keyes, a scientist in Livermore’s Institute for Scientific Computing Research and the Fu Foundation professor at Columbia University, received the 2007 Sidney Fernbach Memorial Award from the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society. Keyes was recognized for his contributions in developing scalable numerical algorithms to solve nonlinear partial differential equations and for his leadership in high-performance computation. IEEE established the award in 1992 in memory of Livermore computer scientist Sidney Fernbach.
Fusion Power Associates honored former Laboratory associate director David Baldwin with its 2007 Distinguished Career Award. Established in 1987, the award is given to individuals who have made important contributions to fusion development. Baldwin was recognized for his scientific contributions to fusion research, his leadership roles in the fusion programs at Livermore and General Atomics, and the policy roles he played in guiding national and international fusion efforts.