Friday, June 15, 2012

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of June 10, 2012


Berkeley Lab “In the News” is our weekly review of Lab researchers, staff, and students who have appeared in the news media this past week. This is but a sampling of our coverage. Please note that some links may expire after time.

A June 14 EE News story looked at an energy efficiency project involving DOE Secretary Steven Chu and the Lab’s Robert Van Buskirk.

A June 14 HPC Wire story noted the appointment of Greg Bell as head of the Scientific Networking Division.

A June 13 Bloomberg TV story featured the Lab’s Jay Keasling and ongoing work at JBEI.

A June 13 Think Progress story highlighted work led by the Lab’s Christer Jansson to turn tobacco into a biofuel.

A June 12 San Francisco Business Times story on the Human Microbiome Project noted the Lab’s role in the effort and named Janet Jansson, Nikos Kyrpides and Victor Markowitz.

A June 12 Wired story on visualizing Pi looked at work led by the Lab’s David Bailey.

A June 11 New York Times story looked at work by Margaret Torn showing how global warming may release carbons in forest soils.

A June issue of Energy Efficiency & Technology included a story on the new energy standard ISO 50001 and quoted the Lab’s Aimee McKane.