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10:30 a.m.
Accelerator and Fusion Research
Proton Beam Writing: a Platform Technology for 3D Nanopatterning

Jeroen van Kan
Bldg. 66-136

11 a.m.
Physical Controls on the Assembly of Biomolecular Materials

Jim De Yoreo
Bldg. 72-201

Environmental Energy Technologies
CHP in NYC: Obstacles and Opportunities

Stephen Hammer
Bldg. 90-3122

4 p.m.
Far-Reaching Environmentally Friendly Motor Vehicle Technologies

Yasuhiro Daisho
290 Hearst Mining Bldg.



Yoga Club
Class with Naomi Hartwig

Bldg. 70-191

Dance Club
Intermediate Waltz
Bldg. 51 Lobby

2 p.m.
Nano Institute
Ab Initio Calculations for Electronic and Optical Properties of Nanostructures
Lin-Wang Wang
180 Tan Hall

4 p.m.
Chemistry Department
Molecular Photovoltaics
Michael Graetzel
120 Latimer Hall

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Breakfast: Banana Macadamia Waffles
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Corned Beef Hash, Hash Browns, Eggs
Blue Plate: Burrito Bar
Blue Plate 2: Beef Stroganoff with Noodles, Lemon Broccoli
Grill: Salmon with Pesto
Deli: Pan Bagnat
Pizza: Hawaiian

6:30 to 10:30 a.m.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Coffee Bar

Mon. - Fri: 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Weekends: 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lab Mentors Needed
For Summer Students

The Lab’s Center for Science and Engineering Education (CSEE) is gearing up for summer with a request for volunteers to serve as Lab mentors for their undergraduate, high school student, and teacher programs. Scientists and engineers who are interested in working with students or teachers should e-mail [email protected] or call x5511. In addition to the summer program, CSEE has several education and outreach opportunities for Lab employees. Go here to see a complete list of activities.


Lawrence Road Closure
Scheduled for Weekend

The section of Lawrence Road near Building 54 will be closed on Saturday and Sunday for construction. Normal traffic in that area will resume on Monday. For more information, contact Kirk Haley at x4171.

New Postage Prices
Coming on May 12

On May 12, the U.S. Postal Service will adjust prices for First-Class Mail, Standard Mail, periodicals, package delivery, and special services. A First-Class stamp will rise to 42 cents. Customers can continue to use the Forever Stamps purchased prior to May 12 at 41 cents, even after the price change. Go here for more details.


$33 Million Funding
For Renewable Fuels

The Department of Energy recently announced the investment of up to $33.8 million for four projects that will focus on developing improved enzyme systems to convert cellulosic material into sugars suitable for production of biofuels. Funding will support DSM Innovation Center in New Jersey, and three California companies: Genencor in Palo Alto, Novozymes in Davis, and Verenium in San Diego. Other major DOE-led biofuels R&D projects include up to $405 million in funding for three Bioenergy Centers, one of which, the Joint Bioenergy Institute, is centered at Berkeley Lab. Full story.


Latest ‘Our University’
Publication is Posted

The latest edition of Our University, the Office of the President newsletter for UC employees, is now available online. Included in this issue are stories on UC Day in Sacramento, a profile of the new manager of Blake Garden, located in Kensington, and a video featuring UC President Robert Dynes discussing the budget. Go here to view the publication.

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