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Science at the Theater

In this highlight version of the Nov. 26, 2012 Science at the Theater, scientists discuss the recently launched LBNL Institute for Globally Transformative Technologies (LIGTT) at Berkeley Lab. LIGTT is an ambitious mandate to discover and develop breakthrough technologies for combating global poverty. Technologies discussed include fuel efficient stoves for clean cooking, the ultra-low energy refrigerator, and the solar OB suitcase. Lab’s Ashok Gadgil, Shashi Buluswar and other LIGTT scientists discussed what it takes to develop technologies that will impact millions of people.

Shashi Buluswar, Executive Director: Berkeley Lab Summer Speaker Series

The last installment of the "Summer Series of Conversations" took place Wednesday, August 1, with guest Shashi Buluswar, the executive director of the LBNL Institute for Globally Transformative Technologies (LIGTT). The Institute seeks to foster the discovery, development and deployment of a generation of low-carbon, affordable technologies that will advance sustainable methods to fight global poverty. The event, was hosted by Public Affairs Head Jeff Miller.


Dr. Ashok Gadgil, Chief Scientific Advisor: Winner of the Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation

Video profile of Dr. Ashok Gadgil, winner of the 2012 $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation for scientific solutions to the global water crisis, and energy and fuel efficiency.