Friday, May 6, 2016

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of May 1, 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 May 6 Scientific American story on self-driving taxis quoted Jeff Greenblatt.

A May 5 Daily Cal story profiled Naama Raz-Yaseef and her work in helping Zimbabwe with irrigation solutions. Her story was first reported in a Lab feature story.

A May 5 video on the Lab’s Cyclotron Road incubator included interviews with Ilan Gur, Sebastien Lounis, Kendra Kuhl, Ray Weitekamp, Marcus Lehmann, and Etosha Cave.

A May 5 Irish Independent story highlighted a study on the energy costs of auto roof racks, a study co-led by Alan Meier. Edmunds and Chinese World Journal also covered the story, which was based on a Lab news release.

A May 4 Nature news story on a machine-learning approach to find new reactions quoted Kristin Persson.

In another May 4 Nature news story on artificial intelligence Gerbrand Ceder and Kristin Persson were both quoted.

A May 3 Huffington Post piece co-written by David Bailey looked at the connection between music and math.
A May 3 Greentech Media story on the dropping price of solar energy noted work by Andrew Mills and Ryan Wiser.

A May 2 New York Times story focused on work at the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis and Cyclotron Road, naming Frances Houle, Karl Walczak, Harry Atwater, Nicholas Flanders, Etosha Cave and Kendra Kuhl.

A MentalFloss story focused on the Berkeley Lab Laser Accelerator and quoted Wim Leemans.

A recent CCI Zeitung/Germany story, based on a Lab news release, looked at work on a paint-on coating for window efficiency led by Steve Selkowitz, Ray Weitekamp and Arman Shehabi.