John Ramirez, who is being mentored by Tamas Torok of EES-ESD Division, won a silver medal for a poster he presented on the detection of riboswitches in mycobacterial viruses at a recent Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) conference.
Joe Zhou, a long-time affiliate of ESD’s Ecology Department and strong collaborator on many key projects (including ENIGMA related work), has just won the DOE 2014 Ernest Orland Lawrence Award, DOE’s highest scientific honor.
ESD’s John Christensen won the LBNL “All Eyes on Safety” photography contest that ended this past May 15.
ESD’s Ernie Majer recently won a Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) award for excellence in induced seismicity and enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) research.
ESD scientists Shibo Wang and Tetsu Tokunaga recently won an American Chemical Society (ACS) Editors' Choice Award for their paper on supercritical CO2-brine capillary pressure-saturation relations in limestone sands.
U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz awarded Berkeley Lab’s Bill Collins with the DOE Secretarial Honor Award, the department’s highest form of non-monetary employee recognition.
Margaret Torn received an honorary doctorate from the University of Zurich, Switzerland, for her “outstanding achievements and fundamental contributions to understanding biogeochemical processes in ecosystems.”
Clay Radke, U.C. Berkeley chemical engineering professor and long-time associate of ESD, was elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Class of 2015, in recognition of his distinguished contributions to engineering.
Neslihan Tas recently learned that she had been appointed to the editorial board of the FEMS Microbiology Ecology journal, published by Wiley-Oxford University Press. The appointment is for a renewable 3-year term.
ESD Climate Sciences Head Bill Collins was one of 401 Fellows for 2014 elected by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). AAAS honored these scientists for their contributions to innovation, education, and scientific leadership. Collins was specifically recognized for “distinguished contributions to the field of climate science...