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WSEC Women at the Lab Speaker Series – Romy Chakraborty – January 21

WSEC is excited to present our next [email protected] Lab talk by Romy Chakraborty, Ph.D. Microbes- Stewards of Environmental Health and Sustainability Date: Thursday, January 21 Time: 4 – 5 pm Zoom: https://lbnl.zoom.us/j/91999198987 Romy Chakraborty, Ph.D. is a Staff Scientist and the Head of the Ecology Department in the Earth and Environmental Sciences Area at LBNL.  […]

Visible Spectrum: Anastasiia Butko, Computing Sciences

Visible Spectrum is a series to spotlight talented and dedicated women employees across the Lab. Meet Anastasiia Butko, whose computations are used as a tool to answer certain research questions and study new technologies such as supercomputers to one day open the door to the new computing era. Anastasiia Butko is a computing scientist who […]

Visible Spectrum: Jiamin Wan, Staff Scientist

Visible Spectrum is a series to spotlight talented and dedicated women employees across the Lab. Over the past nearly three decades, Jiamin Wan’s research has had a high impact in diverse areas across earth and environmental sciences. Her colleague notes: “Jiamin is well-recognized for her persistence and production of high-quality scientific work and publications. Through […]

Visible Spectrum: Sinéad Griffin, Staff Scientist

Visible Spectrum is a series to spotlight talented and dedicated women employees across the Lab. Meet Sinéad Griffin, whose work involves looking at how we can design new materials and phenomena for the search for dark matter as well as new qubit materials for quantum computing. Sinéad Griffin is an energy scientist whose work involves […]

Physicist Chien-Shiung Wu Honored with Stamp in 2021

Chien-Shiung Wu will be honored with a United States Postal Service stamp in 2021. Wu was one of the renowned experimental physicists in the world and a postdoctoral fellow at E.O. Lawrence’s Radiation Lab, which later became Berkeley Lab. She received the first Wolf Prize in physics in 1978. Chien-Shiung Wu arrived in Berkeley in […]

Visible Spectrum: Carolina Araujo Barcelos, Biosciences

Visible Spectrum is a series to spotlight talented and dedicated women employees across the Lab. Carolina Araujo Barcelos is a scientist whose efforts are helping to accelerate the development of new products and technologies through fermentation. According to one colleague: “Fermentation campaigns usually last 24 hours of the day for five to six days a […]

Director’s Awards Laureate Lynn Price

Lynn Price is being honored with a Lifetime Achievement award at the Director’s Awards on Nov. 12 at 3 p.m. She is recognized for an innovative industrial energy efficiency policy in China and her analysis and leadership that contributed to the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. Building on international comparative analysis of energy efficiency technology and […]

Visible Spectrum: Faith Dukes, K-12 STEM Education

The Visible Spectrum series spotlights talented and dedicated women employees across the Lab. In this month’s installment, learn how Faith Dukes encourages students to consider a career pathway in STEM through the Lab’s multiple educational programs. Faith Dukes holds a doctorate in physical chemistry and acts as the manager of K-12 STEM education and outreach […]

Falling Walls Science Breakthroughs Finalist Videos

The international Falling Walls Breakthroughs competition has recognized four Lab teams as finalists in its annual Science Breakthroughs competition. The teams are from the Molecular Foundry, Energy Technologies Area, Joint Genome Institute, and Strategic Communications. The Foundry team is also a Top 10 winner in the Science and Innovation Management category, and will be celebrated […]

Brooke Russell: A Black Physicist’s Journey

This past May, Brooke Russell became the first Black woman to earn her doctorate in physics at Yale University. Now at Berkeley Lab, she studies the nuclear structure of exotic isotopes. Russell shares her journey in a recent article for Physics Today. “This past May I earned my doctorate in physics, becoming the first Black […]