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Berkeley Climate Change Summit

Berkeley Philomathia Forum Will Examine Climate Change, Urban Issues

The issue of climate change could be the single biggest scientific story in our collective lifetimes. But beyond the science of how and why it’s happening, an...

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Simon Haines

Professor Simon Haines: Fostering Moral Values Through Poetry

Periodically on the Philomathia website, we will spotlight the work, research and thoughts of our distinguished faculty and fellows — providing them with ...

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DR. ADAM BRANCH

Q&A: Dr. Adam Branch brings a world of experience to Trinity Hall post

Dr. Adam Branch possesses a rare combination of academic credibility and real world experience – a life spent researching, writing and teaching about life in ...

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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.