Today at Berkeley Lab

‘Lift Off’ Makes Room for the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument

Crews working at Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Arizona, on June 14 removed the top end of the Mayall Telescope, and brought in a new ring that will be mounted atop the telescope for the Lab-led Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument project. Go here to see a slideshow of the ring delivery. (Credit: National Optical Astronomy Observatory)

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Berkeley Lab’s 2018 Summer Interns

This year, the Lab welcomes more than 100 interns, many of whom are undergraduates, postbaccalaureates, graduate students, and faculty members from around the country. They will work alongside Lab scientists on a wide range of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) disciplines, such as particle physics and computing science. A poster session in early August will highlight their research projects.

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Activities and Resources Fair on June 25

Interested in meeting people, trying a new activity, or just learning about the wide range of activities and resources available to all Lab staff? Meet group members and find out more at the Activities and Resources Fair on Monday, June 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the cafeteria courtyard. Go here to add the event to your Lab calendar.

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Cyclotron Road to Give TED-Style Talks at Silicon Valley Energy Summit

This Thursday, June 21, Cyclotron Road fellows Colin Bailie, Andrew Hsieh, Jess Morrison, Sarah Richardson, Vince Romanin, and Jared Schwede will share their visions of our energy future in short, TED-style talks at the Silicon Valley Energy Summit, hosted by Stanford’s Precourt Institute for Energy. Go here to see the full agenda or to register.

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IPO Gathering Tech Transfer Input for NIST

The Intellectual Property Office is supporting a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) initiative to improve lab-to-market transition of federally funded innovation. Berkeley Lab leaders, researchers, and staff involved in Lab-industry partnerships and tech transfer are invited to provide input on NIST’s request for information. Email iportal@lbl.gov by June 29 to participate.

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