Friday, March 4, 2016

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of Feb. 28, 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. 

A March 3 Daily Cal story highlighted a Cyclotron Road project using thermionics, work by Jared Schwede, Daniel Riley, and Andreas Schmid. also covered their efforts based on a lab news release.

A March 2 story featured the arrival to the lab of a popular “Oscar’s” sign.

A March 2 BizWest Colorado story looked at a startup that will be joining Cyclotron Road’s second cohort of innovators. A White House blog and SmartGridNews also covered the second cohort announcement, which first appeared in a lab news release.

A Feb. 29 Daily Cal story featured another Cyclotron Road project, this time one led by Raymond Weitekamp, who is working on a process to develop a low-cost paint-on coating to create energy efficient windows. The story, based on a lab news release, also quoted Dennis Baldocchi.

A Feb. 29 Washington Post story on indoor air and cognitive thinking quoted Mark Mendell. The Vancouver Sun and numerous other papers also ran the story.

A Feb. 29 EnergyWire story on new rules for the electricity grid quoted Joe Eto.

A Feb. 29 ClimateWire story on autonomous cars quoted the Lab’s Jeff Greenblatt.

A Feb. 26 Science magazine story on efforts to upgrade the nation’s light sources quoted ALS Director Roger Falcone.