The Earth and Environmental Sciences Area (EESA) committees, Division Representatives, and Lab-wide committees enable EESA and Berkeley Lab to make decisions, take action on, or report on subject matter critical to operational and scientific activities. If you would like more information or are interested in participating on discussions regarding the subject areas identified below, please feel free to contact the representative or member.
EESA Organized Committees and Councils
Area and Division Councils
The Earth and Environmental Sciences Area Council is composed of the Division Directors, all program domain leads, department heads, and operations manager. Additional invitees include operations leads, human resources, and the safety coordinator plus ad-hoc members. The council is chaired by the Associate Lab Director and meets twice a month, typically on Mondays.
Division Councils, which are held once a month, are chaired by the Division Director and includes the department heads, Division program domain leads, operations managers, human resources, and the safety coordinator plus ad-hoc members.
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- Bill Riley (Co-Chair and Representative to the Lab Director’s Recognition Committee)
- Lisa Kelly (Co-Chair)
- Tim Kneafsey (Representative to the Lab Director’s Recognition Committee)
- Bhavna Arora
- Nick Bouskill
- Charles Koven
- Nigel Quinn
- Don Vasco
- LianGe Zheng
The Distinguished Scientist Seminar Series Committee invites eminent individuals from various disciplines in the scientific community whose research is outstanding, interdisciplinary, and of broad interest to strategic initiatives in the earth sciences to present their research at Berkeley Lab.
Area Staff Committee
Get to Know Your Postdoc Seminar Series Committee
Area Safety Committee
- Vivi Fissekidou (Chair)
- See all Committee Members
EESA IDEA Committee
Virtual Social Committee (Liaisons)
A google group to assist in facilitating virtual social events within the Earth and Environmental Sciences Area.
Do you want to socialize with the other great people involved in Earth and Environmental Sciences at LBNL? This list is the place for you. It includes posts about social events currently taking place virtually, but once we open back up, we will hold great outdoor activities, food-centric events, happy hours, and other social events of interest; if an event is posted, please feel welcome to attend! Also feel free to post an event to the list ([email protected]), or ask a liaison if they might coordinate with you. The liaisons are here to help ensure that we have a successful and rich social calendar for the Area.
Want to join this group? Opt-in at this LINK
Early Career Development Grants (ECDG) Committee
The Earth and Environmental Sciences Early Career Development Grants (ECDG) Committee is composed of a representative from each of the five departments. The committee is charged with managing the ECDG program. The intent of the ECDG is to provide an opportunity for early career, scientific staff to develop new concepts, tools, and approaches with the potential to complement and/or enhance existing EESA research programs, lead to or make progress on new EESA research directions, or to lay the foundation for future proposals. These projects are envisioned to be ‘seed’ projects that can be completed within 1-2 years. The ECDG committee will evaluate the projects and may request short presentations by candidates whose proposals are under consideration for funding. The committee meets annually.
Communications Council – Ali Douraghy
Division Business Council (DBC) – Peter Lau and Lisa Kelly
Early Career Programs – Peter Fiske
Library Committee – John Christensen
Property Management – Bridgette Hall
Safety Advisory Committee (SAC) – John Christensen
Scientific IT Advisory Committee – Charuleka Varadharajan
Travel Liaison Committee (TLC) – Bridgette Hall
Asian Pacific Islander – Carol Chien (Co-Chair)
Early Career Research Group – Mengsu Hu (EESA Representative)