Berkeley Lab

Steven Spurgeon

Dr. Steven R. Spurgeon is a senior research scientist in the Energy and Environment Directorate at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, where he serves as thrust lead for the laboratory’s Chemical Dynamics Initiative. He also holds affiliate appointment as an Associate Professor of Physics at the University of Washington. His research is focused on data-driven approaches […]

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Sarah Berlinger

Sarah Berlinger is a postdoctoral researcher at UC Berkeley studying electrical double layers with surface forces measurements in Professor Joelle Frechette’s lab. In 2021 she received her PhD in Chemical Engineering, also from UC Berkeley, where she was co-advised by Professor Bryan McCloskey and Dr. Adam Weber at LBNL. Her PhD work focused on fuel-cell electrode formation, […]

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Madeline Van Winkle

Madeline is a graduate student at U.C. Berkeley, working with Dr. Kwabena Bediako. Her research is focused on using four-dimensional scanning transmission electron microscopy (4D-STEM) and other TEM techniques to study twisted two-dimensional materials. She has been a user at the Molecular Foundry since 2019.

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Sumanjeet Kaur

Dr. Sumanjeet Kaur, a Research Scientist and Group Leader at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, performs research on thermal energy storage. She is a material scientist and has background in material synthesis and characterization, as well as in various thermal metrologies. Her current research projects include development of dynamically tunable thermal energy storage, thermal switches and […]

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Arkadeep Kumar

Arkadeep Kumar is a Research Scientist at Applied Materials Research and Development Center at Santa Clara, USA. He currently works on nano-scale manufacturing of state-of-the-art semiconductors pushing the limits of materials engineering. Prior to Applied Materials, he was an ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute)-Rosenfeld Postdoctoral Fellow at  Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL) and University of California Berkeley (UCB). He conducted research […]

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Shannon Ciston

Shannon Ciston is the Director of the User Program at the Molecular Foundry. Shannon comes to us from UC Berkeley where she has served as the Director of Undergraduate Education in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department since 2014, and as a lecturer dating back to 2011. She holds a PhD in Chemical and Biological […]

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Gozde Barim

Gözde Barim is a postdoctoral fellow at Berkeley Lab. Her work focuses on the development of functional materials for energy applications. In 2018, Gözde obtained her Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Southern California. Prior to doctoral studies, she received her M.S. and B.S. degrees in Chemistry from Bilkent University. In 2017, she has […]

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Marina Radulaski

Marina Radulaski is an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Davis where she leads the Quantum Nanophotonics Laboratory. Prof. Radulaski is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award 2021 and the OneQuantum Awards Leading Female Researcher in 2021. She was selected for the Pauli Center for Theoretical Study Visiting Researcher […]

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Katherine Inzani

Dr. Katherine Inzani is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the University of Nottingham. She completed a Masters in Materials Science at the University of Oxford, followed by a Ph.D. at NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology and postdoctoral research in the Theory Facility at the Molecular Foundry and Materials Sciences Division at Berkeley […]

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Jesús Velázquez

Jesús M. Velázquez is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at UC Davis. He leads a research program centered on the rational design of well-defined materials at the meso and nanoscale. The target materials have immediate applications in nanoelectronics, energy conversion devices and environmental remediation. Characterization of the physicochemical properties of these materials […]

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