Israel Figueroa, Ph.D.

Scientist, Visolis Israel Figueroa obtained his PhD in Microbiology from UC Berkeley. After a brief stint as a postdoc, he decided to move into the exciting and rapidly expanding biorenewables industry. He currently works as a Scientist at Visolis, a biotech startup based in Hayward, CA, where he uses synthetic …

Christopher Benson

Associate, EE & CS, Exponent Christopher Benson is an experimental physicist with a background in mechanical engineering whose expertise covers high voltage systems, high-power devices, electric motors, detector calibration, extreme ultraviolet optics, wavelength shifting thin films, and detailed Monte Carlo simulations. His experience at Exponent includes failure analysis, testing, and …

Briones hike

A group of 22 Berkeley lab postdocs went on a hiking trip to Briones Regional park on Sunday March 17, 2019, which is just a 30 minute drive from Berkely. On a very warm and pleasant day, we were treated to some amazing views of Berkeley Hills and Mount Diablo. …