Friday, December 6, 2013

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of Dec. 1, 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 Dec. 5 San Jose Mercury News story highlighted battery research led by the Lab’s Venkat Srinivasan.

A Dec. 5 HPC Wire story noted the use of supercomputers in an effort to create a materials database led by the Lab’s Kristin Persson.

A Dec. 5 R&D magazine story highlighted work on improving materials for lithium-ion batteries led by the Lab’s Wanli Yang and Gao Liu.

A Dec. 4 International Science Grid This Week story on the use of supercomputers in climate modeling quoted the Lab’s Michael Wehner.

A Dec. 4 USA Today story on innovative trends for the home included smart windows and the work of the Lab’s Delia Milliron.

A Dec. 4 New York Times story on the benefits of brisk walking cited work by the Lab’s Paul Williams. WFLD-TV in Chicago also mentioned his research.
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A Dec. 4 East Bay Express story on ongoing fears over radiation from Fukushima quoted the Lab’s Kai Vetter, Tom McKone and Ed Morse.

A Dec. 3 Chemistry World story highlighted the development of a lithium-sulfur battery by the Lab’s Elton Cairns. Design News and Electronista also covered his work.

A Dec. 3 R&D magazine story featured work on a nanoscale shape-memory oxide developed by the Lab’s Ramamoorthy Ramesh and Jinxing Zhang.

Another Dec. 3 R&D magazine story on an effort to change the shape of liquid drops featured work by the Lab’s Tom Russell.