Officers

President – Emily Vu

Emily Vu (she/her/hers) is a fourth year undergraduate nuclear engineering student at the University of California, Berkeley. She is a year-round intern at Sandia National Laboratories in the Radiation Effects Theory Department. Her interests include reactor physics, eating, laughing with friends, and pumping iron at the gym. As President, Emily is responsible for overseeing all UCB ANS activities including but not limited to planning/scheduling events, coordinating with speakers from the nuclear industry, and other internal and external communication.

 

Vice President – Chris Lamb

Chris Lamb (he/him/his) is a third year Nuclear Engineering student from Sunland CA. He is conducting nuclear radiation research with DoseNet and RadWatch (Professor Kai Vetter’s undergraduate group). He likes to play video games, watch anime and sleep. As Vice President, his duties are to plan the social events, keep track of attendance including the point system for conferences and helping the other executive members however they need help.

 

Treasurer – Rafael Prieto

Rafael Prieto (he/him/his) is a fourth year nuclear engineering student who transferred from Fresno City College. He is conducting radiation detection research with Ali Hanks and nuclear physics research with Lee Bernstein at LBNL. He likes to work out, video games, play guitar, and eat. As Treasurer, he is responsible for reimbursements, buying food for events, keeping track of club spending, and buying t-shirts for the club.

 

Outreach Chair – Grey Batie

Grey Batie (preferred pronouns: they/them/theirs) is a second year doctoral student within the Berkeley Applied Nuclear Physics Program, led by Professor Kai Vetter. Their current research focuses on developing unique methods to design and operate reprocessing facilities and other nuclear material bulk handling facilities, to enable the detection of inadvertent or deliberate hold up of fissionable material.

Grey currently serves as Outreach Chair of Berkeley’s ANS Chapter. Their duties include planning Nuclear Science Week and other ANS recruitment activities. Outside of the academy, Grey enjoys traveling and studying to become a cicerone.

Secretary – Ian Kolaja

Ian Kolaja (he/him/his) is a fourth year undergraduate nuclear engineering student who transferred from Fullerton College in Orange County, California. He is conducting nuclear physics research with Lee Bernstein at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. His interests include filmmaking, songwriting, social justice, programming, photography, dogs, and tea. As Secretary, he will be responsible for compiling the Glasstone Report, maintaining the chapter’s website and social media, and managing ANS media.