Episode 10 | Mariam Kiran: AI for better networkingBerkeley Lab Research Scientist Mariam Kiran uses deep reinforcement learning and innovative multi-objective optimization techniques to train network controllers to predict network traffic and improve traffic engineering.
Episode 9 | Thomas Eng: Creating sustainable plasticResearch Scientist and Deputy Director of Host Engineering at the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) Thomas Eng is using the gene editing tool CRISPR to create a more sustainable plastic.
Episode 8 | Lauren Lui: Observing the microbial genomeProject Scientist Lauren Lui is using the latest bioinformatics technology to study the genes of these immensely bountiful & diverse microbes so we can learn how they shape the environment – and how we could harness them for agriculture, medicine, and more.
Episode 6 | Jason Cooper: Harnessing energy from the sunBerkeley Lab Research Scientist Jason Cooper talks about the process of artificial photosynthesis and how it’s used to convert sunlight into liquid chemical fuels.
Episode 4 | Jonelle Basso: Deciphering the plant microbiomeBerkeley Lab Postdoc Researcher Jonelle Basso is getting to the root of plant-microbe interactions which can lead to more efficient and sustainable crops that produce food, plant-based biofuels, and bioproducts.