Nature.com's Scientific Reports recently published research findings from UC Berkeley, National University of Singapore, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory on the characterization of photocatalytic TiO2 powder under different conditions. They used an advanced XPS with synchrotron radiation light source to explore the surface changes of bulk photocatalytic TiO2 powder under near ambient pressure with the sequential supply and termination of UV irradiation, water moisture, and oxygen.
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In 2015, BEARS had its annual holiday party as organized by the Staff Welfare Committee in Singapore. It was a great success!
You Chun Er, a procurement expert with over 10 years of experience in purchasing hospital research supplies, has joined BEARS. With her help, BEARS has rolled out procurement training and related manuals.
Dr. Ju-hyuk Moon, a former UC Berkeley PhD student supported by SinBerBEST, will be a National University of Singapore (NUS) faculty member in January 2016. After graduation from Berkeley in 2014, Dr. Moon accepted a tenure position at Stony Brooks. As he was always impressed with the dynamism of the research in Singapore, Dr. Moon applied and selected for a NUS faculty position. This is a clear indication of the strong synergy between Berkeley and Singapore.