Friday, May 9, 2014

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of May 4, 2014

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 May 9 Contra Costa Times story covered a meeting on the proposed Richmond Bay Campus. KTVU-TV Channel 2 and Richmond Confidential also covered the meeting.
A May 9 InsideHPC interview with the Lab’s Sudip Dosanjh and Katie Antypas focused on the Lab’s next-generation computer.

A May 8 R& story featured work on a new broadband imaging technique by the Lab’s Michael Martin and Hans Bechtel. AZnano also ran the story.

A May 7 KQED-FM story looked at the first results of Kelp Watch, a project co-led by the Lab’s Kai Vetter. The results were widely covered, including by the San Jose Mercury News, KRON-TV, KCBS-AM, KGO-AM, Oregon Public Broadcasting, LA Weekly, Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Southern California Public Radio, the Associated Press and others.

A May 7 story in The Guardian on the energy efficiency of buildings quoted the Lab’s Steve Selkowitz and Alan Meier.

A May 7 Photonics story featured graphene alternative research led by the Lab’s Xiang Zhang.

A May 6 San Francisco Business Times story on the release of the National Climate Assessment noted Michael Wehner’s role as a coauthor. The Daily Cal also ran a story while KRON-TV Channel 4 interviewed Wehner for a story (in 2 parts, below).

A May 6 Forbes story on computer algorithms to improve chip efficiencies quoted the Lab’s Aydin Buluc citing his work with the Lab’s Energy-efficient Data and Graph Algorithms Research project.

A May 6 FedTech magazine story on improving inefficient data centers quoted the Lab’s Bill Tschudi.

The Lab’s recent Science at the Theater event held in Richmond was covered by the Contra Costa Times.