Berkeley Lab

Steven Spurgeon

Dr. Spurgeon’s work focuses developing artificial intelligence and machine learning approaches to accelerate the synthesis, characterization, and modeling of nanomaterials for next-generation electronics, quantum computing, and energy storage. https://www.stevenspurgeon.com

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Brian Hardin

Brian research and develops new materials for cleantech applications through his incubator Specksnyder Labs and startup Aluminio Inc. Brian’s Linkedin page can be found here.

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Brooke Kuei

My current role is as a research chemist at PPG Industries to better understand structure-property relationships in coatings for all different applications ranging from automotive to protective marine coatings to architectural paints, to name a few.

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Thomas Schenkel

Dr. Thomas Schenkel is trained as a physicist and works in the ATAP Division (Accelerator Technology and Applied Physics) on themes of qubits, beams and fusion (https://ibt.lbl.gov/home). 

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Cassio Pedroso

Postdoctoral fellow at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (The Molecular Foundry) from Oct/2018 to Jan/2022 studying and synthesizing upconverting nanoparticles, QDs, bioconjugation of nanoparticles, bioapplication of nanoparticles and imaging with the confocal/electron microscopes. Postdoctoral fellow at University de São Paulo from 2017 to 2018 developing the nanomaterial topic in the Paolo Di Mascio’s group (synthesis, design […]

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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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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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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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Sebnem Inceoglu Yilmaz

Sebnem is Foundry industry user and works as Senior Scientist at Nano Hydrophobics. She first became the Molecular Foundry user as a postdoc under the guidance of Prof. Balsara. Her postdoc research involved designing polymeric materials for artificial solar fuel generation with JCAP,bio-fuel production with EBI, advanced thermal insulators with Dow Chemicals and polymer electrolytes for lithium ion […]

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Jon Sack

The Sack laboratory researches the dynamics of biological ion channels, and develops new means to observe and control their behavior. As a User at the Molecular Foundry, his laboratory synthesizes chemical tools for ion channel study that combine biological molecules with optical reporters and nanoparticles.

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