Friday, January 29, 2016

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of Jan. 24, 2016

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. 
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A Jan. 29 ChemEurope story featured work led by Ali Javey on a simple hi-efficiency solar cell. CleanTechnica also covered the research based on a lab news release.

A Jan. 28 PhysOrg.com feature, based on a lab news release, looked at work by Priscilla Cooper on protein’s role in genome stability.

A Jan. 28 Gizmodo story highlighted work led by Ramamoorthy Ramesh and Lane Martin on a new state of matter for compact storage. A lab news release first publicized their work.

A Jan. 26 Daily Cal story noted a recent grant for next-generation accelerator technology and quoted Wim Leemans and Jonathan Wurtele. R&D.com also covered the grant based on a lab news release.

A Jan. 25 GreenWire story noted the appointment of Mike Witherell as lab director. The Daily Cal and North American WindPower also noted his arrival, while the Daily Cal also ran a story noting Paul Alivisatos’ appointment as UC Berkeley’s head of research.

A Jan. 25 InsideHPC story featured a lab-produced time-lapse video of the move of the Edison supercomputer into the new Wang Hall.

A Jan. 24 Newsweek magazine story on driverless cars quoted Jeff Greenblatt.

A Jan. 22 Nature Materials news story noted recent work led by Ting Xu and Paul Alivisatos on nanocrystal polymers.

A Jan. 20 GreenWire story quoted Ryan Wiser in highlighting a new report that looked at low-priced PV systems across the country.