The Lab or Lab staff appeared in the following
CNBC conducted an
extensive interview at the ALS with user Will Cheuh of Stanford and spoke
with Vince Battaglia (ETA) in his lab about the history and future
of batteries, producing a comprehensive 8-minute video showcasing both
The Washington Post, AP,
and other outlets ran a piece on Claudia Sheinbaum, a former Lab postdoc
and member of the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, who was
sworn into office this week as the first elected female mayor of Mexico
The Wall Street Journal
mentioned the Lab in a humorous piece on “Berkeley Time,” in which classes
-- and maybe meetings -- start 10 minutes after the hour.
Symmetry Magazine quoted Mateusz
Ploskon (NSD) in a story on LHC scientists, featuring the ALICE
Bulletin of Atomic Scientists
reported on a recent Lab project led by Evan Mills (ETA) produced with
the California Energy Commission to measure the significant energy
consumption of video games and their carbon footprint.
HPC Wire featured Kathy
Yelick (CS) for being named a AAAS Fellow for significant research
contributions to programming languages, compilers and parallel computing,
and for exceptional service to the computing research community.
Utility Dive quoted Mary Ann
Piette (ETA) in a piece on utilities integrating strategies to pursue
energy efficiency, demand response, and distributed resources.
In a piece on reducing energy consumption in hospitals,Gas
& Electricity mentioned Lab work
on air quality improvements reducing the transmission of airborne illnesses
ABC7 News produced a 3-minute
video with Alexandre Bayen (ETA), discussing his research on
using machine learning to predict what self-driving cars can do to improve
traffic. Science also
covered the work.
The Lab or Lab staff appeared in the following media:
Street Journal cited a Lab study in a piece on the
world’s fastest-growing market for air conditioners and power-saving
strategies that could help developing nations. (subscription required)
reported on a recent Lab project led by Evan Mills (ETA) produced
with the California Energy Commission to measure the significant energy
consumption of video games. The article also quoted Jimmy Mai (IT),
whose job as a tester was to play video games.
quoted Michael Wehner (CRD) on the National Climate Assessment,
which was released last Friday. AGU
listed Wehner as an expert available for comment.
quoted Haimei Zheng (MSD) in a piece on the microscope revolution
that’s sweeping through materials science.
mentioned the Lab’s discovery of technetium in 1937 in a piece on the
periodic table and “promethium puzzles.”
mentioned Berkeley Earth,
Lab monitoring of global air quality, in a piece on the inequalities in
exposure to hazardous air.
reported on a new smog-reducing roof shingle that was tested at the Lab.
quoted Frederik Schulz and Tanja Woyke (JGI) on “giant virus”
research recently published in Nature Communications.
Larry Dale (ETA) was
interviewed on KCBS radio on
wildfire risk growing at different rates around the state.
Insider covered a team of high school seniors, including a former
Lab intern, working on a device to help prevent wildfires.
The Lab was mentioned in the Daily Cal and Medium as a member of a Fire Research Group launched with UC to explore effective engineering
solutions for uncontrolled wildfires.
Magazine at UC Berkeley featured Dan Kasen (NSD) and his work
on neutron star mergers and supermassive black holes.
In a piece on the world’s fastest supercomputers,The Dallas Morning
Perlmutter, the Lab’s new supercomputer in development for 2020
specifically designed for the needs of scientific research. HPC Wire also mentioned the Lab’s development of Perlmutter /
West Point’s Pointer View reported on Lab testing and demo of scene data fusion
for a radiation detection exercise.
Physics ran a piece by André
Walker-Loud (NSD) and Science News and Inquisitr quoted him on a study published in Physical Review
Letters indicating a “new era” where physicists have determined what
makes up the bulk of the proton’s mass.
quoted Joseph Orenstein (MSD) on a recent study published in Nature
Physics on universal quantum phenomenon found in strange metals.
Magazine and FuelCellWorks
ran an announcement on $98 million in DOE awards for transformative energy projects,
including a Lab award of more than $3 million for research on
Metal-Supported SOFCS for Ethanol-Fueled Vehicles.
picked up a UC release
quoting Eva Nogales (BIO) on a paper published in Science pushing
the limits of cryo-electron microscopy with freeze-frame microscopy