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12/21/2012

ESD Scientists Win FY2013 LBNL LDRD Awards

Source: LBNL TABL and Dan Hawkes

Scientists within the Earth Sciences Division won a number of LBNL FY2013 Laboratory Directed Research and Development awards, as announced recently within TABL by Lab Director Paul Alivisatos and shown below. Bravo, all!

The LDRD program constitutes one of the principal means to seed innovative science and new research directions. For more information, go to:

http://today.lbl.gov/2012/12/18/2013-lab-direceted-research-and-development-awards-announced/ 

ESD 2013 LDRD Award Winners:

Nicholas J. Bouskill
Developing a Mechanistic High-Latitude Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Cycle Model in TOUGHREACT

Eoin L. Brodie
Integrative Mapping of Soil Heterogeneity at the Microbial Scale

Romy Chakraborty
High-throughput Isolation and Functional Screening (HIFS) of Microbes Relevant to Today’s Carbon Cycling and Bioenergy Needs

John Neil Christensen
Isotopic Probe of Ion Migration Processes in Li-ion Batteries

James A. Davis
Effect of Secondary Mineral Coatings on Biogeochemical Processes

Christer G. Jansson
Cyanoalkanes: Engineering Cyanobacteria for Phototrophic Production of Advanced Biofuels

David Romps
Interactions among Cloud Processes, Convection, and Climate Change

Tetsu K. Tokunaga
Testing a New Carbon Sequestration Strategy for Biofuel Crop Soils

Jiamin Wan
Nanoparticle-stabilized Supercritical CO2 Microemulsions: Developing a New Technology for CO2-Enhanced Oil Recovery