He is the Applied Energy Materials group leader focusing on lithium battery research and development. He leads U.S. Department of Energy and privately funded projects in developing conductive binders and applying lithium metal to improve battery performance. He also serves as a scientific advisor to startup companies and international corporations commercializing new battery technologies. His work has been published in journals, including Advanced Materials, Journal of the American Chemical Society, and Natural Communications. He received national and international awards for his battery technologies, including 2013 and 2015 R&D 100 Awards and a FMC Scientific Achievement Award.
She is a Staff Scientist and the Deputy of Research Programs for the Building Technology and Urban Systems Division at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Her research focuses on commercial building energy performance monitoring, analytics, diagnostics, and intelligent lighting controls. She holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley, and an AB in Mechanical Engineering from Harvard University. She is the recipient of the 2015 Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Award for Leadership in Research.
He is a staff scientist in inorganic nanomaterials at the Molecular Foundry, a DOE national user facility for nanomaterials fabrication and research located at Berkeley Lab. He specializes in approaches to blend organic and inorganic components into a hybrid system for greater structural variety in specialized materials. He earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Stanford University and his B.S. in Chemistry from Butler University.
He is a staff scientist and facility director at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Molecular Foundry leading research in thermoelectrics and hydrogen storage. His research focuses on the materials and physics of mass, heat, and charge transport in complex hybrid nanomaterials. His expertise is developing new materials and measurement tools for solid-state energy storage and conversion applications; investigating transport at the organic-inorganic interface; and identifying energy efficient desalination methods.
As the Chemical Sciences Division director of Strategic Initiatives and Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP) deputy director, she leads technical research and development program design and management, both foundational and applied, in semiconductor and energy science and technology arenas. She is broadly experienced in characterization of complex materials systems using solid state and gas phase methods and modeling of materials transformations, as well as process innovation, development, and root cause analysis, particularly for nanoscale modifications. Prior to joining Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, she managed materials development for the startup InVisage Technologies and handled materials research, business planning, and research alliances at IBM’s Almaden Research Center.
Rahul is a Sr. Advisor for LBNL's Energy Technologies Area where he focuses on Public Private Partnerships, business development, new business ideas and models, and strategic alliances. Rahul works closely with leading venture and PE firms as an advisor in industries that span energy, wireless, and healthcare infrastructures creation and optimization.
In addition to his role at LBNL, Rahul is a serial entrepreneur and a partner at Ventus Partners and advises leading Venture Capital Funds, technology incubators, and new startups in the fields of energy and telecom infrastructure, healthcare IT, and technology related business models and markets. As a Rockefeller Fellow and as an Advisor to the City of San Francisco's Mayor and Board, Rahul chairs the P3 Committee on Fiber Everywhere where he is responsible for fundraising and revenue for citywide fiber asset P3.
As a Materials Sciences Division staff scientist and Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP) principal investigator (PI), he leads research into the fundamental electronic and transport characteristics of photovoltaic materials, develops new photoanodes and photocathodes based on abundant elements for solar fuels production, and discovers new oxide and sulfide-based transparent conductors. As the PI of Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAs) with companies, such as Intel, Applied Materials, and Seagate, he has extensive experience in tech transfer and collaborations with industry. He is frequently invited to speak at international conferences and has published over 270 papers in refereed journals.
Joseph H. Eto, senior advisor to LBNL's Electricity Markets and Policy Group and strategic advisor for LBNL's Energy Storage and Demand Resources Department. He leads the program office for the Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions, a national laboratory-university-industry R&D consortium founded by LBNL, ORNL, PNNL, SNL, PSERC, and the Electric Power Group that conducts research and analysis on electricity reliability and transmission.
Joe is a published expert on electricity reliability, transmission planning and operations, demand response, distributed generation, utility integrated resource planning and demand-side management, and building energy-efficiency technologies. Among other special assignments, Joe led coordination of technical support for preparation of all three DOE National Electric Transmission Congestion Studies (2006, 2009, 2015). He is a registered professional Mechanical Engineer in the State of California.
He is a Materials Sciences Division Senior Scientist and the Director of the Center for X-ray Optics. He has a 20-year track record of working with industry in the area of x-ray diffractive optics, optical coatings, filters and detectors and developing large scale research and development instruments for EUV mask and materials research. Patrick is invited frequently to speak at international conferences and has published over 270 papers in refereed journals. In addition, he holds 19 Patents and is a Fellow of both OSA and SPIE.
He is the Director of Energy Analysis and Environmental Impacts for Berkeley Lab’s Energy Technologies Area as well as the Head of the Sustainable Energy and Environmental Systems department. His expertise lies in developing air pollution sensors and evaluating impacts of emission treatment and control technologies. He serves as the editor of the Aerosol Science and Technology journal.
He is the facility director for Nanofabrication at the Molecular Foundry, a DOE national user facility for nanomaterials fabrication and research located at Berkeley Lab. He applies his experience in nanophotonics and plasmonics fabrication and characterization to the development of new lithographic tools and processes. He collaborates with industry partners and fellow researchers to advance nanofabrication, thin film deposition, and electron beam lithography technologies, among others.
She is a senior scientist, director of the Building Technology and Urban Systems Division, and director of the Demand Response Research Center conducting research related to demand-response load control, open standards, building energy use, sensors, controls, information systems, simulation, and end-use analysis. She is the lead principal investigator for OpenADR automated demand response technology, the most prominent open standard for communication between electricity providers and customers, used by more than 5,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers across 10 countries. She has authored over 170 papers on efficiency and demand response.
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