The nominating institution Lawrence Berkeley National Lab on the breakthrough:

The Molecular Foundry provides visiting researchers (“users”) with access to leading-edge scientific instruments. In an innovative twist on the traditional user facility model, users also gain access to world-renowned scientists who devote their expertise to the users’ research goals in a uniquely multidisciplinary, collaborative environment. Selected through an external peer-review process, over 1000 academic, industrial and government users come from around the world each year, free of charge.

Kristin Persson

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab - Molecular Foundry

Kristin Persson is a Swedish American physicist and chemist. She is a staff scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab in the Energy Science Area, where she is the director of the Molecular Foundry, a national user facility managed by the US Department of Energy, and a professor at University of California, Berkeley in the department of Materials Science and Engineering. Dr. Persson is the director of the Molecular Foundry.

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