Today at Berkeley Lab

July 26 Special Interdisciplinary Instrumentation Colloquium

Peter Ledochowitsch of the Allen Institute for Brain Science will discuss “Multimodal, Multi Scale Tools for Neuroscience: A Call to Arms for Physicists and Engineers” at noon in the Building 50 Auditorium. The talk will be live streamed. More>

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July 22 Water-Energy Nexus Seminar on Trends in California’s Water Footprint

Heather Cooley of the Pacific Institute examines how globalized trade and consumption patterns have impacted California’s water footprint. With climate change and pressures on water resources, she will discuss why California’s policymaking should examine these trends and develop approaches to mitigate water-related risks. The talk begins at noon in Bldg. 90-3122. More>

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ETA Distinguished Lecture on Nuclear Power and Renewables, July 28

Michael Shellenberger, founder and president of Environmental Progress, will deliver a lecture titled, “Can Nuclear Power and Renewables Be Friends?” on Thursday, July 28, at noon in the Building 50 Auditorium. More>

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June 29 Interdisciplinary Instrumentation Colloquium

Colin Ophus of the Molecular Foundry will speak on “New Kinds of Four-Dimensional Scanning Diffraction Experiments in Transmission Electron Microscopy Enabled by High-Speed Direct Electron Detectors” from noon to 1 p.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium. More>

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Witherell to Speak at Postdoc Association Seminar Series June 15

Lab Director Michael Witherell will be the opening speaker of “Series-X,” a new seminar series organized by the Berkeley Lab Postdoc Association (BLPA). Witherell’s seminar takes place Wednesday, June 15, noon to 1 p.m., at the Building 50 Auditorium. More>

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Cyclotron Road Summer Seminar Series Starts June 15

The seminars will feature the second cohort of innovators selected to participate in Cyclotron Road, the Lab’s technology-to-market program. Check the schedule for seminar times and location. The innovators will cover some of the science behind their projects, and discuss the vision for their two years at Cyclotron Road. More>

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Computing Sciences Summer Student Program Launches; Includes Lectures

The 12-week program provides students with an opportunity to work on projects in computational research, high-performance computing, high-speed networking, or a collaboration of each, under the guidance of staff. Students are also invited to attend lunchtime talks that cover a wide-range of Lab research. More>

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May 27 Earth Sciences Talk on Groundwater Dynamics

The Earth and Environmental Sciences Area will host a Distinguished Scientist Seminar featuring Shemin Ge of the University of Colorado Boulder at 10:30 a.m. in the Building 66 Auditorium. Ge will discuss “Groundwater Dynamics in Headwater Regions Under a Changing Climate.” More>

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May 25 Interdisciplinary Instrumentation Colloquium

Harry Martz of Livermore Lab will speak on “An Update on Non-Destructive Evaluation Techniques Used to Defend the U.S. Homeland” from noon to 1 p.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium. More>

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Joint Foundry/ALS Seminar Featuring Christopher Kemper Ober on May 17

The Molecular Foundry and ALS will jointly host a seminar on “Fifty Years of Moore’s Law: Towards Fabrication at Molecular Dimensions” by Christopher Kemper Ober from Cornell University. The talk begins at 11 a.m. in the Building 66 Auditorium. More>

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