Today at Berkeley Lab

May 6 Earth Sciences Talk on Experimental Microfluidics

On Friday at 11 a.m. in the Building 66 Auditorium, the Earth and Environmental Sciences Area will host a Distinguished Scientist Seminar featuring Anthony Kovscek of Stanford University. Kovscek will discuss “Experimental Microfluidics to Improve Mechanistic Understanding of Two-Phase Flow.” More>

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May 4 Durbin Lecture on Radiometals in PET

The 7th annual Pat Durbin Memorial Lecture will be held May 4, at 4 p.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium. The Glenn T. Seaborg Center of the Chemical Sciences Division will host refreshments at 3:30 p.m., followed by a lecture on “Radiometals in PET: How Chelate Chemistry Informs in vivo Imaging of Disease” by Carolyn Anderson from the University of Pittsburgh. More>

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May 5 Earth Sciences Talk on Microbiology & Chemistry at the Plant-Soil Interface

On Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in the Building 66 Auditorium, the Earth and Environmental Sciences Area will host a Distinguished Scientist Seminar featuring Jos Raaijmakers of the Netherlands Institute of Ecology. Raaijmakers will discuss “Going Back to the Roots: microbiology & chemistry at the plant-soil interface.” More>

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May 6 Water-Energy Nexus Seminar on Urban Water Revolution

UC Berkeley’s David Sedlak, author of “Water 4.0: The Past, Present, and Future of the World’s Most Vital Resource,” will discuss the three revolutions in urban water systems that have occurred over the past 2,500 years and the technologies that will remake the system, in his talk titled “Energy, Environment and the Fourth Urban Water Revolution,” at noon in Building 90-3122. More>

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Former Google Director Gives Talk on ‘Enabling Inclusion Through Mindfulness’

Peter Weng, from the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute and a former director at Google, will give a labwide talk on Monday, May 16, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium. He will discuss how unconscious biases and automatic responses stemming from biases can be barriers to an inclusive environment. More>

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Talk on Radiation Effects in CMOS Technologies for LHC Detector Upgrades

The next Instrumentation Colloquium will be presented by Federico Faccio of CERN on April 27 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium. More>

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May 5 ETA Distinguished Lecture on ‘New Solutions for Rechargeable Batteries’

Professor John Goodenough of the University of Texas at Austin will deliver the next Energy Technologies Area Distinguished Lecture. His talk is titled “New Solutions for Rechargeable Batteries.” The lecture takes place on Thursday, May 5, at noon in the Building 50 Auditorium. More>

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Special Instrumentation Colloquium on April 22

Maksym Titov of CEA Saclay will discuss “Micro-Pattern Gas Detector Technologies for Physics Projects at the Energy, Intensity and Cosmic Frontiers, and Overview of the RD51 Collaboration Activities” at noon in the Building 50 Auditorium. More>

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Earth Month Event: April 19 PG&E Energy Efficiency Panel

Why is PG&E helping its customers save energy? What is a Zero Net Energy (ZNE) building and why should you care? Attend the PG&E Energy Efficiency Panel at noon in the Building 50 Auditorium to learn the answers to these questions, and ask your own. This Earth Month Event is co-hosted by ETA and Sustainable Berkeley Lab. More>

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Earth Month Talk on April 14: Water Security in a Changing Climate

Learn more about California’s water systems, and ways to address drought and climate change, at noon in the Building 50 Auditorium. UC Merced’s Roger Bales will discuss “Water Security in a Changing Climate: California Drought and Sierra Nevada Response” as part of the Lab’s Earth Month activities. The event will be live streamed. More>

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