The July 14-16 event featured some of the state-of-the-art capabilities of conductive AFM to understand local energetics at the surface of energy-efficient materials. The workshop was held at the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP), which is now located in Building 30.
Berkeley Lab was among the organizers of the Pacific Rim Forum on the Earthquake Resilience of Nuclear Facilities, held in Berkeley June 8-9. Participants shared lessons and developments for enhancing the earthquake resilience of nuclear facilities, and to identify technological gaps and research needs. More>
The gathering seeks to share experience and gain consensus on how safety systems are applied to accelerator facilities. Register soon to allow for advance conference planning and best booking of travel and hotel accommodations. For questions, contact Amy Ecclesine of EH&S. More>
The workshop was organized by the Lab’s Kevin Lesko, Kathryn Zurek, and Peter Sorensen and featured presentations by scientists from a range of institutions including Yale, Texas A&M, and the Institute for Basic Science in South Korea, among many others. Participants explored new ideas and technologies for future experiments. More>
The event takes place August 20-21 and is open to researchers from academia, industry, and government labs and includes keynote and contributed talks, poster session, and vendor fair. Topics for breakout talks include soft matter assembly and dynamics, brain imaging and optical manipulation, and SAXS-WAXS for nanomaterials. More>
What does it take for a city to recover from a radiological disaster? That question was at the heart of the April 10 inaugural International Symposium on Radiological Resilience & Beyond. The event brought together experts from Japan and elsewhere to discuss the current needs for increasing societal resilience to radiological events. More>
Our lands provide food and resources in addition to acting as a carbon sink, making them one of the most important pieces of the climate change puzzle. The Berkeley Energy & Resources Collaborative is hosting a roundtable on this topic on Friday, April 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown Go here for more information and to register.
Last weekend, Molecular Foundry senior staff scientist Ron Zuckermann and two of his undergraduate students presented at the Upward Bound Nanoscience conference. This is a college prep program for Bay Area high school students. They presented a lecture on the Wonders of Nanoscience and did a few demos. More>
The gathering will look at applications and enhancements to the TOUGH simulator for multiphase fluid, heat, and chemical transport, and other coupled processes. The symposium will be held at the Lab Sept. 28-30. Abstracts will be accepted until Friday, April 17. More>
The event will provide an opportunity to discuss topics related to the current needs for increasing societal resilience to radiological and other events. The symposium will include speakers from research and academic institutions as well as community representatives from Japan and California. Registration required. More>