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A Winning Pitch for 3D Radiation-Mapping Tech: Q&A With Berkeley Lab’s Erika Suzuki

November 25th, 2019

Berkeley Lab’s Erika Suzuki tied for first place in a September competition that featured technology pitches to an audience that included tech-transfer experts and investors. Her presentation focused on a Lab-developed mobile platform for finding and mapping radioactive and nuclear materials.

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Berkeley Lab Names Robert Kostecki Director of the Energy Storage and Distributed Resources Division

November 25th, 2019

Following an international search, Robert Kostecki has been appointed director of the Energy Storage and Distributed Resources Division in the Energy Technologies Area at Berkeley Lab. 

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The Beauty of Imperfections: Linking Atomic Defects to 2D Materials’ Electronic Properties

November 20th, 2019

Scientists at Berkeley Lab have revealed how atomic defects emerge in TMDs (transition metal dichalcogenides), and how those defects shape the 2D material’s electronic properties. Their findings could provide a versatile yet targeted platform for designing 2D materials for quantum information science.

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Yelick Recognized for Outstanding Leadership in HPC

November 18th, 2019

Katherine Yelick, the Associate Laboratory Director for Computing Sciences at Berkeley Lab and professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences at UC Berkeley, has been honored by HPCwire as their Editor’s Choice for Outstanding Leadership in high-performance computing.

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Climate Change Expected to Shift Location of East Asian Monsoons

November 13th, 2019

More than a billion people in Asia depend on seasonal monsoons for their water needs. The Asian monsoon is closely linked to a planetary-scale tropical air flow which, according to a new study by Berkeley Lab, will most likely shift geographically as the climate continues to warm, resulting in less rainfall in certain regions.

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Scientists Explore Egyptian Mummy Bones With X-Rays and Infrared Light to Gain New Insight on Ancient Life

November 12th, 2019

Experiments at Berkeley Lab are casting a new light on Egyptian soil and ancient mummified bone samples that could provide a richer understanding of daily life and environmental conditions thousands of years ago.

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Five College Teams to Converge at Berkeley Lab for DOE CyberForce Competition

November 8th, 2019

The event, held simultaneously at ten of the DOE’s National Laboratories, will challenge 105 college teams to defend a simulated energy infrastructure from cyber-attacks. The CyberForce Competition is designed to inspire and develop the next generation of energy sector cybersecurity professionals.