Friday, January 25, 2013

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of January 20, 2013


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 Jan. 24 Discovery News story on the future of batteries quoted the Lab’s Venkat Srinivasan.

Recent issues with batteries on the Boeing 787 led to several interviews with the Lab’s Vince Battaglia, who was quoted in an Associated Press story—which appeared in dozens of news outlets—as well as in an interview on National Public Radio.

A Jan. 24 Datacenter Dynamics story on testing a new approach to data center management quoted the Lab’s Bill Tschudi. http://www.datacenterdynamics.com/focus/archive/2013/01/data-center-efficiency-modeling-v-metering

A Jan. 23 KRON-TV Channel 4 story gave an update on the Lab’s McMillan Road slide.

On Jan. 23 Science magazine held a live chat on the future of supercomputing and included the Lab’s Horst Simon.

A Jan. 22 Global Post story on global warming quoted the Lab’s Kristie Boering.

The January issue of Home Energy Magazine includes an editorial by the Lab’s Alan Meier focusing on blackouts.

A Jan. 19 KNEW-AM radio interview with the head of the East Bay Economic Development Alliance looked at the promise of the proposed Richmond Bay Campus. The segment begins at the 10:15 mark.

A Jan. 18 Science magazine story on the promise of nanowire solar cells quoted Lab Director Paul Alivisatos and cited work by the Lab’s Xiang Zhang