College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Research

February 6, 2013

Avail Now | Help an ES Student with their Research!
Apply Now | GIS Research Assistant Opportunity with RAEL for Spring 2013
March 1 | Research Opportunities at Loma Linda University

Avail Now | Help an ES Student with their Research!

If you have a few minutes, please help one of your peers in completing a survey for their senior research project: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/5SP89CL


Apply Now | GIS Research Assistant Opportunity with RAEL for Spring 2013

Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL) is seeking a GIS research assistant to work with the team to complement ongoing research at RAEL’s SWITCH program: http://rael.berkeley.edu/switch

Responsibility
Collection of geographical information: Collecting the locations of energy 'assets' such as wind farms, solar stations, transmission lines. Creating and maintaining the structures necessary for GIS data analysis: Loading/converting GIS data between different formats, conducting research driven spatial analysis and geo-statistical analysis with GIS data, developing visualized map to interpret analysis and present research findings.

Requirement
Ideal candidates will have experiences in using ArcGIS on geographic data collection, management and spatial analysis, basic familiarity with database and SQL language. The tasks require detail-oriented work, therefore strong self-motivation is expected. Knowledge of Chinese is a plus.

Time commitment
10 - 15 hours per week from Jan – May.
The appointment will be at the Energy and Resources Group under the direction of Professor Dan Kammen.
Please send Resume/CV and brief cover letter to Gang He: ganghe@berkeley.edu and Ranjit Deshmukh:ranjit.deshmukh@berkeley.edu


March 1 | Research Opportunities at Loma Linda University

The Undergraduate Training Program (UTP) is funded by the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH). The program is run as a nine-week summer internship in a research laboratory of selected research mentors. The UTP includes scientific mentoring, participation in scientific seminars and lectures, educational enrichment activities, participation in our Health Disparities Research Symposium, and opportunities to attend national meetings to make scientific presentations. Participating students will be compensated competitively on an hourly basis.

Please contact us if you have questions. http://www.llu.edu/health-disparities/programs/utp-program.page?

We also offer other research programs. Please explore our website for details: llu.edu/health-disparities