Friday, June 20, 2014

Berkeley Lab In the News, June 8-20, 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 June 19 story on the White House honoring maker faire participants noted that one class did some of their work at the Advanced Light Source. and the San Francisco Business Times also mentioned their efforts.

A June 18 story highlighted new insights into the expanding universe, work led by the Lab’s Andreu Font-Ribera. Discovery News ran a similar story.

A June 18 Huffington Post story on the off-grid clean energy access market cited work led by the Lab’s Evan Mills.

A June 18 InsideHPC story noted that Intel and the Lab are collaborating on new computing efforts. The story quoted the Lab’s Nick Wright, Bert de Jong, and Hans Johansen. HPC Wire ran a similar story.

A June 17 Daily Cal obituary highlighted the life of the Lab’s Frank Asaro.

A June 17 R&D magazine story featured work on the creation of two-dimensional electronic-vibrational spectroscopy led by the Lab’s Graham Fleming.

A June 17 Scientific American story on cancer therapies quoted the Lab’s Mina Bissell.

On June 12, KPFT-FM radio in Houston interviewed the Lab’s Ting Xu on her new work showing how a thin film could be created in minutes. (no link)

A June 9 San Francisco Business Times story noted the appointment of the Lab’s John Elliott to a new UC climate change advisory committee.

A June 8 KTVU-TV Channel 2 story on the ongoing California drought included an interview with the Lab’s Larry Dale. (Video is in 2 parts)