Image of Director Isom at LLNL
Image (from left): Pat Falcone, deputy director for OST; Jim Brase, deputy associate director for PCD; Pamela Isom, director of the AITO, DOE; Brian Spears, physicist; and Lab Director Kim Budil.

Director Isom's visit with LLNL

Pamela Isom, director of the Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office (AITO) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), visited Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Wednesday, March 2nd, where she learned about the Lab’s role in artificial intelligence and various initiatives.

During her visit, Isom toured the National Ignition Facility, where she was briefed on highlights of the inertial confinement fusion program. She also received a briefing and tour of the Lab’s High Performance Computing programs and she toured the Advanced Manufacturing Laboratory. Isom took part in a discussion with Lab scientists on climate and energy with a focus on climate resilience, adaptation and engineering the carbon economy, and completed her visit by receiving an overview on LLNL’s internships, university relations and community engagement.

Isom previously served as DOE’s deputy chief information officer for Architecture, Engineering, Technology and Innovation. She is a recipient of the 2021 Federal 100 Awards for her exceptional contributions in the way information technology is used to advance vital government missions. Isom is also a two-time recipient of the federal Gears of Government Award for her exceptional advancements in artificial intelligence and geospatial data science at DOE, and a recipient of the InnovateIT: Modernization Innovation Leader Award for excellence in federal government IT modernization leadership.

Learn more about Isom and her work at AITO.