ESD’s George Moridis was recently appointed by to serve a two-year term on the Energy Department’s Methane Hydrate Advisory Committee, which offers advice to the Energy Department regarding methane hydrate research and development.
A recent article written by a group of UC scientists (Rose Kantor as lead author), and overseen by ESD’s Jillian Banfield, was honored by the journal mBio as an “editor’s pick” for the journal’s October-November 2013 issue.
Nigel Quinn received the Distinguished Life Membership Award from the California Water and Environmental Modeling Forum—which cited his many years of outstanding service and his work to establish the framework for model peer review.
ESD’s Pat Dobson was one of three speakers as part of the Congressional “Energy from the Earth Briefing Series”—talks intended for Congressional staff members to help inform Federal energy legislation.
ESD’s Christer Jansson leads a team of scientists working on producing an enzyme that will help convert methane, an abundant Earth resource, into a transportation fuel.
According to CDC’s influenza surveillance report published on January 3, 2014, significant increases in flu activity in the United States have occurred in the last couple weeks, indicating that flu season is here.
Director Alivisatos recently issued the call for proposals for the FY2015 Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Program. If you are considering submission of an Area (divisional) LDRD, please sign-up by Wednesday, January 29
Jens Birkholzer has been named as the new ESD Division Deputy. As announced by ESD's Director Susan Hubbard, Jens will have an expanded role in developing a variety of subsurface energy related opportunities at Berkeley Lab.
ESD welcomes Dr. Francois Morel (Princeton Univ.), presenting "DSSS: The Biological Use of Cadmium in the Ocean" January 17 at 10:30am in the Bldg. 66 Auditorium.
2014 Funding Opportunity Announcement Will Advance Hydrothermal Exploration! DOE Notice of Intent (NOI) only.