2020 Scientific Award: NAWI Team

2020 Scientific Award: NAWI Team

September 29, 2020

Award Recipient(s) 

Purabi Thakre


2020 Director's Awards for Exceptional Achievement: Scientific
NAWI Team – Peter Fiske, Jim Hawley, Purabi Thakre, Carol Valladao, Michelle Chew Wong
For the extraordinary Operations-Development-Scientific teamwork of Peter Fiske, Carol Valladao, Michelle Wong, Jim Hawley and Purabi Thakre that played an essential role in Berkeley Lab's award of the $100M DOE Water-Energy Hub, NAWI. This team of legal, CA government affairs, financial, and science experts demonstrated deep dedication to working assiduously and creatively to advance clever constructs and to overcome significant bottlenecks associated with developing the proposal and getting the award under contract.