Friday, July 27, 2018

Week Ending July 27

Lab news releases earned the following coverage:

The Daily Cal covered Ravi Prasher’s appointment as ALD. Prasher and Horst Simon were quoted in the article. (July 26)

Civil+Structural Engineer picked up a Lab article on ESS-DIVE, a digital tool for environmental data. (July 26)

Global Energy World and The Daily Cal picked up a Lab feature on William Baker, the Lab’s first electrical engineer, who died earlier this year at the age of 103. (July 24)

Green Car Congress picked up a Lab release on a nanoscale imaging study led by Francesca Toma (CSD). (July 23)

The Lab or Lab staff appeared in the following media:

Lynn Price is quoted in an NPR piece on Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo, Mexico City’s first female elected mayor. (July 25)

Michael Wehner (CRD) is quoted in stories in Slate, Bloomberg, and Mashable on the relationship between climate change and the summer heat wave. The stories were picked up by several other media outlets, including the Houston Chronicle, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Asian Correspondent, and Undark.  (July 24)

Plastics News ran a story about a biotech startup called Kalion that worked with the Lab under the DOE small business voucher program to develop bio-based fibers. (July 24)

Lab research on thirdhand smoke was cited in a Honolulu Star-Advertiser story on the topic. (July 23)

An article in Quanta Magazine featured the ATLAS experiment at CERN and quoted Ben Nachman (PH). (July 23)

An Arkansas Online story on solar installations in the state cited a Lab report. (July 23)

A Chemical & Engineering News column on Berkeley’s falcon chicks mentions they were named after elements discovered at the Lab. (July 21)

InsideHPC ran an article on a new DOE exascale co-design center, a collaboration of eight national labs, with Peter Nugent (CRD) leading Berkeley Lab’s involvement. (July 20)

An opinion column in the Record Herald on whether wind farms affect property values cited a 2013 Lab report. (July 20)