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Four Berkeley Lab Scientists Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Four Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) scientists and an affiliate scientist have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a prestigious organization honoring excellence in science, the humanities and arts, and policy and communication.

2 Berkeley Lab Physicists Elected into the National Academy of Sciences

Joel Moore and Joseph W. Orenstein of the Materials Sciences Division have been elected into the National Academy of Sciences. They join 120 scientists and engineers from the U.S. and 30 from across the world as new lifelong members and foreign associates.

Three Berkeley Lab Scientists Receive AAAS Fellowship

Three staff researchers and one affiliate have been elected into the 2021 class of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Berkeley Lab Honored with Three R&D 100 Awards

Three technologies from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have won a 2021 R&D 100 award, representing innovations for memory and logic chips, next-generation batteries, and radiation detection and mapping. 

Department of Energy Awards Berkeley Lab’s Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument Its Prestigious Project Management Excellence Award

The DESI project team was awarded DOE’s 2020 Project Management Excellence Award. The IGB also received a Project Management Achievement Award.

Jay Keasling Receives Distinguished Scientist Fellow Award

The renowned synthetic biologist will be given $1 million in funding to support bioenergy and bioproduct innovation.

Cyclotron Road Announces Newest Cohort of Entrepreneurial Fellows

This month 11 scientists and engineers will join a prestigious two-year fellowship program at Cyclotron Road based at Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley. Fellows will embed for two years at Berkeley Lab as they develop new commercial solutions to the world’s most pressing scientific challenges.

Five Berkeley Lab Scientists Receive Prestigious Five-Year Research Grant

Five scientists at Berkeley Lab have been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science to receive funding through the Early Career Research Program (ECRP).

Berkeley Lab Scientist’s Work Deciphering Early Universe Secrets Garners 2021 Gruber Cosmology Prize

A trio of physicists – including Uroš Seljak of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory – has been awarded the 2021 Gruber Cosmology Prize for their work studying the large-scale structure of the universe as well as the properties of its first instant of existence.

Berkeley Lab Biologist N. Louise Glass Elected into the National Academy of Sciences

N. Louise Glass, a renowned fungal researcher in Berkeley Lab’s Environmental Genomics and Systems Biology Division and at UC Berkeley, has been elected into the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) alongside 119 other distinguished new members and 30 international members.