Robert Bea and William Nazaroff Featured in Innovations' "Ahead of the Headlines"

Professor Robert Bea (on left) and Professor William Nazaroff (on right) were featured in the COE Innovations article "Ahead of the Headlines," as two Berkeley engineers who think of ways to mitigate new threats to our health, safety or well-being in the future.

Robert Bea has been involved in the analysis of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion as part of his ongoing research into how to make offshore oil drilling more reliable. William Nazaroff researches how to reduce respiratory hazards as a result of the Iceland volcano eruption, focusing on the use of portable monitors driven by smart sensor technology to detect contaminants in real time.

Published 05/13/2010