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Michael Witherell Named Berkeley Lab Director

Michael Witherell, vice chancellor for research at the University of California Santa Barbara, has been approved by the UC Board of Regents to serve as director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Witherell will succeed the departing Paul Alivisatos as LBNL chief and will assume his new role on March 1, …

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NASA Picks 13 Universities for 15 Early-Stage Space Tech Research Grants; Steve Jurczyk Comments

NASA has awarded grants worth up to $500,000 each to 13 universities to conduct studies on early-stage technology platforms for up to three years under the agency’s Space Technology Research Grants Program. The space agency selected 15 research proposals that cover various technologies, such as payload devices for assistive free-flyers, integrated photonics for …

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DARPA, UC Santa Barbara Develop Silicon-Based Laser; Josh Conway Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and its partners at the University of California in Santa Barbara have developed a silicon-based laser as part of the Electronic-Photonic Heterogeneous Integration program. DARPA said Wednesday that the technology is built to help bolster the performance of electronics and microsystems and designed to eliminate the need …

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