Jennifer Huber, PhD, joined the PSE Healthy Energy team as a communications consultant in November 2019. She received her PhD in physics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She began her career as a research scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) in Berkeley California, where she developed new medical imaging scanners for improved cancer detection. Dr. Huber has published over 90 peer-reviewed journal articles, and has received research grants from the Department of Defense Cancer Program and the National Institutes of Health. She is now an affiliate at LBNL’s Molecular Biophysics and Integrated Bioimaging division.
Dr. Huber is currently a full-time freelance science writer, editor, and writing instructor. She specializes in synthesizing complex technical information and translating it for a general audience. She has a decade of experience covering science and engineering news for a broad range of organizations, including KQED Science, Stanford School of Medicine, Berkeley Engineering, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, and LBNL. She also writes and edits scientific journal articles, grant proposals, and reports for various organizations and companies. And she teaches science journalism and technical writing at UC Berkeley Extension, Genentech, SLAC, and LBNL. She is truly passionate about promoting an improved public understanding of science.