Today at Berkeley Lab

Aug. 28 Earth Sciences Talk on Hydraulic Fracturing

The Earth Sciences Division’s Distinguished Scientist Seminar features Sidney Green of the University of Utah. He will discuss “The Case for Game-Changing Changes for Hydraulic Fracturing” at 10:30 a.m. in the Building 66 Auditorium. More>

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White House OSTP Assistant Director Gives Foundry Seminar on August 6

Lloyd Whitman, assistant director of nanotechnology for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, will discuss “Twenty Five Hundred Years of Small Science: What’s Next?” in a seminar in the Molecular Foundry’s Chemla Room (67-3111) on August 6 at 2:15 p.m. More>

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Talk on the Lab’s National and Homeland Security Program

Part of the Interdisciplinary Instrumentation Colloquium, the lecture will be given July 29 by John Valentine at noon in the Building 50 Auditorium. The Lab has a small but high-impact portfolio of unclassified projects that leverage core capabilities to support the needs of the U.S. government’s security agencies. More>

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Intel’s Genevieve Bell to Give CS Distinguished Lecture on July 17

Genevieve Bell, a noted anthropologist and Intel Fellow in the Corporate Strategy Office at Intel, will be the next speaker in the Computing Sciences Distinguished Lecture Series. Bell will give her talk “Making Life: The Art & Science of Robots” at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 17, in the Bldg. 50 Auditorium. More>

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July 14 Foundry Talk on Big Challenges of Using Tiny Crystals

Matteo Cargnello of Stanford University will give a talk entitled “Tackling Big Challenges Using Tiny Crystals” at 11 a.m. in the Building 67-3111. Cargnello’s researches the preparation and use of uniform and tailored materials for heterogeneous catalysis and photocatalysis and the technological exploitation of nanoparticles and nanocrystals. More>

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Joint Foundry/ALS Seminar Featuring David Ginger on July 7

The Molecular Foundry and ALS will jointly host a seminar at 11 a.m. in the Building 66 Auditorium on “Imaging Heterogeneity in Thin Film Solar Cells: Polymers to Perovskites” by David Ginger from the University of Washington. More>

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June 24 Talk on Novel ABALONE Mass-Production Photosensor Technology

Daniel Ferenc of UC Davis will present the talk at noon in the Building 50 Auditorium. The presentation — part of the Lab’s Interdisciplinary Instrumentation Colloquium series — will be live streamed. More>

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Filipino-American Club Hosts June 15 Talk on Philippine Independence Day

The event will feature a talk by Oscar Peñaranda, who will discuss the history behind Philippine Independence Day and Philippine-American Friendship day. The talk runs from noon to 1 p.m. in Building 50A-5132. More>

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May 27 Talk on Heterogeneous Interfaces, Photoelectron Spectroscopy

Hendrik Bluhm and Charles Fadley will present the talk at noon in the Building 50 Auditorium. The event is part of the Interdisciplinary Instrumentation Colloquium series. More>

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DOE’s Satyapal Gives Talk on Hydrogen & Fuel Cells, Career Perspectives

Sunita Satyapal — director of the Fuel Cell Technologies Office in EERE — will provide career perspectives and examples of strategies that may be valuable to including women in STEM fields. She will also provide an overview of DOE’s hydrogen and fuel cell activities, The May 15 talk begins at noon in the Building 50 Auditorium. More>

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