Friday, June 24, 2016

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of June 19, 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 June 24 story on cyber threats quoted Sean Peisert.

A June 23 blog highlighted innovative efforts to move technology to market and focused on the Lab’s Cyclotron Road program.

A June 23 UC News story looked at how entrepreneurs may be important in battling climate change. The story also looked at the Lab’s Cyclotron Road program and quoted Ilan Gur.

A June 21 New York Times story noted that China topped the latest Top500 supercomputer list compiled by Horst Simon and Erich Strohmaier. The Wall Street Journal quoted Simon while numerous publications covered the list including ABC News, San Francisco Chronicle, the Associated Press, Washington Post, Chinese Daily, Asahi Shimbun, EE Times and more.

A June 21 Daily Cal story noted that Art Rosenfeld and Jennifer Doudna had won Tang Prizes this year. The Taipei Times also covered the awards.

A June 20 Popular Science story highlighted a new app, called MyGreenCar, developed by Sam Saxena.

A June 20 UC News story featured work on wave energy led by Marcus Lehmann through the Lab’s Cyclotron Road program and led by Ilan Gur.

A June 12 episode of the podcast Science Today interviewed Kevin Wilson on research into how cloud droplets form; work first publicized in a Lab news release.

The summer 2016 issue of California magazine looks at indoor air quality research by Bill Fisk and Mark Mendell.