Source: Kryshna Avina, ESD
Don DePaolo is now the Associate Laboratory Director of Energy and Environmental Sciences, a position that oversees the Chemical Sciences, Environmental Energy Technologies, Materials Sciences, and Earth Sciences Divisions. The appointment, effective April 1, was made by the UC Board of Regents in a vote held March 17. DePaolo served as Acting Associate Laboratory Director of Energy and Environmental Sciences since June 1 2010. He joined Berkeley Lab as a faculty scientist in 1988 and became Director of the Earth Sciences Division in 2007, a position he still holds. He also established and is the director of the Center for Isotopic Geochemistry, a joint Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley facility, and also serves as director of the Center for Nanoscale Control of Geologic CO₂. DePaolo is also the Class of 1951 Professor of Geochemistry in UC Berkeley’s Department of Earth and Planetary Science.