Archive for the In the Media Category

Launch of the Development Impact Lab (DIL) at Berkeley

Launch of the Development Impact Lab (DIL) at Berkeley

We are pleased to report that the Development Impact Lab (“DIL”) was recently launched at UC Berkeley, led by Prof. Gadgil as its Principal Investigator.  […]

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ECAR team wins the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water!

  We are happy to report that five members of the ECAR team – Ashok Gadgil, Susan Addy, Joyashree Roy, Robert Kostecki, and Case van […]

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Daniel Wilson featured on LBNL Tech Blog

Daniel Wilson featured on LBNL Tech Blog

A recent launch of a high-altitude balloon designed by Daniel Wilson used to gather black carbon aerosol data was featured on Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s […]

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Dr. Ashok Gadgil Receives $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation for Scientific Solutions to the Global Water Crisis, and Energy and Fuel Efficiency

Dr. Ashok Gadgil Receives $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation for Scientific Solutions to the Global Water Crisis, and Energy and Fuel Efficiency

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (May 2, 2012) – The Lemelson-MIT Program today announced Dr. Ashok Gadgil as the recipient of the 2012 $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global […]

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Daniel Wilson’s black carbon-measuring weather balloon featured on LBNL’s Tech Blog

Daniel Wilson's black carbon-measuring weather balloon featured on LBNL's Tech Blog

The Downs-and-Ups of a Trial Balloon for Science April 17th, 2012 Original article here In an era of satellites, Doppler radar, and supercomputers, a weather […]

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Kathleen Lask featured in the Berkeley Science Review

A recent Berkeley Science Review blog focused on the LBNL Haiti cookstove project, interviewing graduate student Kathleen Lask. Check out the blog here.

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Ashok Gadgil awarded prestigious Heinz Award

Ashok Gadgil awarded prestigious Heinz Award

Principal Investigator Ashok Gadgil was chosen to receive the pretigious Heinz Medal for his work as a researcher, inventor, and humanitarian, spefically highlighting his projects […]

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JU, Berkeley to work on arsenic pollution

JU, Berkeley to work on arsenic pollution

Jun 26, 2009, 01.16AM IST TNN[ Subhro Niyogi ] KOLKATA: The Global Change Programme at Jadavpur University (JU) and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory at University […]

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This sushi makes a good drink!

This sushi makes a good drink!

Read about the arsenic removal project called “Sushi 4.0” that took CEE senior Jessica Huang to rural Cambodia this summer Here’s how CEE senior Jessica […]

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Low-Cost Technology Can Improve Health of Millions in Bangladesh

Low-Cost Technology Can Improve Health of Millions in Bangladesh

Universities collaborate on treatment to remove arsenic from drinking water By Nancy L. Pontius Special Correspondent Littleton, Colorado — Currently, more than 50 million Bangladeshi […]

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A Remedy for Deadly Water | By Abby Cohn

A Remedy for Deadly Water | By Abby Cohn

In Bangladesh last year, Johanna Mathieu saw unmistakable signs of the poisoning afflicting the impoverished country. “Everyone would show us their hands,” says the 26-year-old […]

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KQED Quest Report on the Berkeley-Darfur Stove

KQED Quest Report on the Berkeley-Darfur Stove

Everyday, women living in the refugee camps of Darfur, Sudan must walk for up to seven hours outside the safety of the camps to collect […]

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EPA P3 Newsroom (Flash movie – interview)

EPA P3 Newsroom (Flash movie - interview)

Follow this link to watch the interview on the EPA website.

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EPA Announces Student Contest Winners

EPA Announces Student Contest Winners

EPA awarded six student groups last night as part of the People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) competition to produce future environmentally-friendly and profitable technologies. […]

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Innovators for underserved communities – Engineers start new DeCal course in community service

Innovators for underserved communities - Engineers start new DeCal course in community service

While some DeCal classes teach the culture of the TV show “South Park” or the anthropology of surfing, CEE 98/198 teaches problem solving in developing […]

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In Bangladesh, arsenic-free water set to flow from cheap new filter

In Bangladesh, arsenic-free water set to flow from cheap new filter

New technology uses waste products from Indian power plants. Sacks of coal ash, a widely available waste product, promise to make arsenic-contaminated water safe to […]

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Water Filter Could Help Millions of Bangladeshis

Water Filter Could Help Millions of Bangladeshis

Innovative technology could also help California comply with tighter U.S. EPA standards for arsenic in drinking water Contact: Dan Krotz, (510) 486-4019, dakrotz@lbl.gov BERKELEY, CA […]

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