Paul Adams leads the Lab's Biosciences Area, which includes the Biological Systems and Engineering, Environmental Genomics and Systems Biology, and Molecular Biophysics and Integrated Bioimaging divisions, as well as the DOE Joint Genome Institute (JGI). His research focuses on the development of new algorithms and methods for structural biology, structural studies of macromolecules, and the development of cellulosic biofuels as part of the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI). He is an adjunct professor of bioengineering at UC Berkeley.
Phone: (510) 486-4225 | Fax: (510) 486-5909 | Location: 033-0250 | Mail Stop: 33R0229 | [email protected]
Jens Birkholzer leads the Earth and Environmental Sciences Area, including its Climate and Ecosystem Sciences and Energy Geosciences divisions. Before this appointment, Birkholzer was Director of the Energy Geosciences Division. His research focuses on evaluating the feasibility and environmental sustainability of subsurface strategies to carbon management and clean energy goals, such as the use of deep geologic formations for carbon sequestration, radioactive waste disposal, and large-scale energy storage.
Phone: (510) 486-7134 | Fax: (510) 486-5686 | Location: 84-322 | Mail Stop: 74R-316C | [email protected]
Jonathan Carter leads the Lab's Computing Sciences Area, including its Scientific Data and Applied Mathematics and Computational Research divisions, and two DOE national user facilities: the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) and the Energy Sciences Network (ESnet). He has held leadership roles within the DOE complex, most notably related to the Exascale Computing Project and Quantum Information Science. Previously as a scientific staff member at IBM Research, he conducted research and development on computational chemistry methods for application to technology challenges.
Phone: 510-846-7514 | Fax: 510-486-4300 | Location: 59-3026 | Mail Stop: 59R3022B | [email protected]
Jeff Neaton leads the Lab's Energy Sciences Area, including the Chemical Sciences and Materials Sciences divisions, as well as two Basic Energy Sciences-sponsored national scientific user facilities, the Advanced Light Source (ALS) and the Molecular Foundry. His research centers on understanding and design of novel condensed phases and their properties with theoretical and computational approaches. He is a senior faculty scientist at Berkeley Lab, a fellow of the American Physical Society, and a professor of physics at UC Berkeley.
Phone: (510) 486-4527 | Fax: (510) 486-6033 | Location: 50B-4240 | Mail Stop: 50B-4230 | [email protected]
Ravi Prasher leads the Lab's Energy Technologies Area, which includes the Building Technology and Urban Systems, Energy Analysis and Environmental Impacts, Energy Storage and Distributed Resources, and Cyclotron Road divisions. He has Lab-wide responsibility for accelerating the translation of basic and applied research results into real world energy applications. He is also an adjunct professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at UC Berkeley where he supervises Ph.D. students researching thermal energy science and engineering.
Phone: (510) 486-7291 | Fax: (510) 486-4260 | Location: 070-0109A | Mail Stop: 70R0108B | [email protected]
Natalie Roe leads the Lab's Physical Sciences Area, including its Physics, Nuclear Science, Accelerator Technology and Applied Physics, and Engineering divisions. She has developed advanced instrumentation for her research in particle physics, and more recently for cosmology experiments designed to study dark energy and the early universe. She is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Physical Society. She is an executive sponsor of the Lab’s Early Career Employee Resource Group.
Phone: (510) 486-6380 | Fax: (510) 486-6003 | Location: 50-4055 | Mail Stop: 50-4049 | n[email protected]