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William Jagust


William is a clinical neurologist who also serves as the Lab's Deputy Head of the Radiotracer Development & Imaging Technology department.  For over three decades he has conducted research using brain imaging (PET and MRI techniques in particular) to investigate brain aging and dementia.

Michael Wehner

climate scientist

Michael F. Wehner’s current research concerns the behavior of extreme weather events in a changing climate, especially heat waves, intense precipitation, drought and tropical cyclones. He was a member of the lead author team for the 2009 White House report, “Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States” and has been selected as a lead author for the upcoming Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Berend Smit

chemical engineer

As a Lab Scientist and a professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at UC Berkeley, Berend's research interests include molecular simulations, multi-scale modeling, catalysts, soft-condensed matter, biological membranes, and clays.