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Gabrielle Boisramé – Philomathia Fellowship Recipient at Berkeley

Growing up in a small farming community in California, I’ve always been aware of the complicated issues surrounding water in this state. During long dry stret...

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Q&A: Dr. Isabelle McNeill Draws Upon a Unique Set of Personal Passions and Professional Interests

Dr. Isabelle McNeill draws upon a unique set of personal passions and professional interests in her role as the Philomathia Fellow in French at Trinity Hall, Un...

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Philomathia Forum on Energy and Environment at UC Berkeley

The Philomathia Forum on Energy and Environment is a series of symposia on topics related to contemporary issues concerning energy and the environment. Since 20...

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Featured Faculty

Dr. Paul Alivisatos
Director of the Kavli Energy NanoScience Institute at Berkeley

Dr. Paul Alivisatos is Director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and is the University of California (UC) Berkeley’s Samsung Distinguished Professor of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. He also directs the Kavli Energy Nanoscience Institute (ENSI), and holds professorships in UC Berkeley’s departments of materials science and chemistry. In addition, he is a founder of two prominent nanotechnology companies, Nanosys and Quantum Dot Corp, now a part of Life Tech.