U.S. secretary of energy tours UCLA labs, meets researchers and campus leaders

U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, second from the left, gets a look at the UCLA Particle Beam Physics (Neptune) Lab. (Matthew Chin/UCLA)

U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz spoke with UCLA leaders and researchers in engineering and physics and astronomy this morning and toured two laboratories on campus that are supported by the U.S. Department of Energy. During his visit to Los Angeles, Moniz focused on the Department of Energy’s role in combating climate change and driving clean energy innovation and deployment.

“I’m so pleased that we were able to show Secretary Moniz a portion of UCLA’s energy-related portfolio, much of which has been made possible through the generous support of the Department of Energy,” said Interim Vice Chancellor for Research Ann Karagozian, a distinguished  professor in mechanical and aerospace engineering, who organized the visit.

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