Friday, July 27, 2012

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of July 22, 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 July 27 Oakland Tribune story covered a community meeting in Richmond to discuss ideas for the proposed Richmond Bay Campus.

A July 26 US News & World Report story featured work led by the Lab’s Brett Singer and William Delp showing how the use of exhaust fans can reduce indoor air pollution.

A July 26 Electronics.com story focused on work by the Lab’s Alex Zettl and Feng Wang showing how any semiconductor material can be used to create solar cells. 

A July 25 KTVU-TV Channel 2 story on the summer heat wave included an interview with the Lab’s Michael Wehner.

A July 25 Grand Junction Sentinel story looked at research led by the Lab’s Ken Williams, who is doing work on uranium cleanup in Rifle, Colorado.

Two recent Chicago Tribune stories on dealing with summer heat quoted the Lab’s Max Sherman.

The July 24 Forbes magazine included a column by the Lab’s David Leinweber commenting on the use of financial data.

A July 22 San Francisco Chronicle story noted the arrival of the Lab’s new Chief Operating Officer, Glenn Kubiak

A recent Hindustan Times story profiled the Lab’s Ashok Gadgil and his work on cook stoves.