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UC Berkeley Announces the 2018/2019 Philomathia Recipients of the Graduate Student Fellowships

The Philomathia Graduate Fellowship in the Environmental Sciences provides fellowships for graduate students studying issues related to the environment at UC Be...

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The University of Cambridge and the Philomathia Foundation launch second phase of innovative Social Sciences Research Programme

The University of Cambridge and the Philomathia Foundation launch second phase of innovative Social Sciences Research Programme The second phase of the interdis...

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Fourth Annual Philomathia Symposium

Fourth Annual Philomathia Symposium 9 November 2017 The fourth symposium focused on the question ‘Where does democracy reside?’ – a topic that has become ...

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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.