April 28, 2022– It is with great sadness that Workforce Development & Education (WD&E) announces the passing of Zach Anderson, a former SULI intern who worked at Berkeley Lab during the Fall 2013 and Fall 2015 terms. He worked under the mentorship of Peter Ercius and Colin Ophus, who are both Staff Scientists at the […]
Archives for April 2022
Former WD&E mentor featured in podcast
Former WD&E mentor Mike Gerhardt was featured in the latest episode of Berkeley Lab’s podcast, “A Day in the Half-Life.” He talks about the exciting potential of energy storage.
SULI mentor researches wildfires in the arctic
A recent study led by Berkeley Lab scientist and SULI mentor Nick Bouskill focuses on how Arctic biological systems respond to wildfire.
Happy Earth Day!
Celebrate Earth Day across all the national labs, including Berkeley Lab, with this special livestream.
WD&E staff featured in upcoming event
On April 26th, at 10 AM, WD&E staff will present at a DOE webinar about opportunities at Berkeley Lab.
SOAR supporter profiled
Jenny Brown, a supporter of the SOAR program, was profiled in ” We are Berkeley Lab.”
K-12 Director interviewed
K-12 Director Faith Dukes was recently profiled on BioCom California’s webpage.
WD&E mentors team up on new project
Eoin Brodie and Arun Persaud, two Berkeley Lab scientists and WD&E mentors, have teamed up to create a method for measuring carbon in soil without disturbing the ground around it.
SULI mentor leads education campaign
Rengie Chan, a SULI mentor and an ETC research scientist, is leading a campaign to increase ventilation awareness at elementary schools.
New paper on watersheds by WD&E mentor
Haruko Wainwright, a WD&E mentor and EESA scientist, is the lead author on a new paper about watershed function.
WD&E mentor interviewed
Patrick Dobson, a WD&E mentor and EESA scientist, was recently interviewed about his work on lithium extraction for CapRadio.
WD&E mentor featured on Science Cafe
Dr. Bhavna Arora, a WD&E mentor and EESA scientist, was recently featured on Cal’s Midday Science Cafe. She focuses on agricultural managed aquifer recharge, a strategy where farmers intentionally flood croplands to refill underlying pools of water. To listen to a recording of her talk, follow this link.