Friday, August 25, 2017

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of August 20, 2017

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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The August 24 episode of Marketplace included a story on cool pavements and an interview with Ronnen Levinson.

An August 24 Time magazine story on demand response quoted Peter Cappers.

An August 24 Mother Nature Network story on A/C’s impact on global warming cited work led by Nihar Shah.

An August 23 Nature news story on machine learning and climate forecasts quoted Prabhat and Bill Collins.

An August 23 South China Morning Post story on the next generation of supercomputers quoted Horst Simon.

An August 22 IEEE Spectrum on materials work by Peidong Yang also mentioned JCAP and Frances Houle.

An August 22 North American Wind Power story highlighted a new Lab study looking at the health benefits associated with renewable energy sources and quoted lead author Dev MillsteinSolar Industry Magazine ran a similar story.

An August 21 San Francisco Business Times supplement on the Berkeley Visionary Awards looked at the Lab’s Cyclotron Road project as well as Lab innovation and mentioned Paul Alivisatos and Elsie Quaite-Randall.

An August 21 Forbes magazine story on electric vehicles quoted retired Lab physicist Fred Schlachter.

An August 21 GreenTechMedia story highlighted the creation of a “sensor suitcase,” work co-led by Jessica Granderson and which first appeared in a Lab news release.