Kunal Chaudhary and Rahul Ramakrishnan

The world according to Dot

A team of undergraduates has found early success with a company that builds beacons to make the Internet of Things more intuitive.

The world according to Dot

10/24/2016, by Daniel McGlynn Kunal Chaudhary and Rahul Ramakrishnan met one another a few years ago as Berkeley freshmen. They were part of Venture Strategy Solutions, a startup consulting club that gave them behind-the-scenes glimpses of how young companies go from an idea to a sustainable business. By the time they were sophomores, the...

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Building the Berkeley Hyperloop

10/24/2016 Berkeley Hyperloop, currently crowdfunding for a January 2017 launch, is taking on an ambitious design challenge — and it’s part of a rich ecosystem of Berkeley students applying classroom learning and hands-on design skills to real-world challenges.

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Fung Institute celebrates five-year anniversary

10/24/2016 Lee Fleming, faculty director of the Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership, reflects on the institute's first five years and looks ahead as the M.Eng. program grows and moves into new offices in Shires Hall.

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Lee Fleming, Coleman Fung and Dean Shankar Sastry
  • $1.5 million to study language development, via bats

    10/26/2016 - Seeking insight into the neurobiological basis of language learning, the New York Stem Cell Foundation has granted a $1.5 million Robertson Neuroscience Investigator award to Michael Yartsev, assistant professor of bioengineering, for his novel studies involving bats.

  • DOE recognizes Berkeley, Jacobs Hall for energy innovations

    10/26/2016 Energy.gov - The Energy Department’s Better Buildings Challenge program on Tuesday recognized UC Berkeley for its leadership in energy efficiency, citing in particular the 65 percent energy savings at Berkeley Engineering's new Jacobs Hall facility.

  • A grand tiny house

    10/24/2016 - A team of Berkeley students recently designed and built a tiny house for a statewide competition encouraging alternative and environmentally sustainable housing.

  • Wildfire management vs. suppression benefits forest and watershed

    10/24/2016 - An unprecedented 40-year experiment in Yosemite National Park, led by a team of Berkeley civil and environmental engineers, strongly supports the idea that managing fire, rather than suppressing it, makes wilderness areas more resilient to fire, with the added benefit of increased water availability and resistance to drought.


Berkeley M.E.T. Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology

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One program, two degrees, countless opportunities

Berkeley Engineering has teamed with the Haas School of Business to introduce the new Management, Entrepreneurship, & Technology Program. Study engineering, business and technology innovation, earning two Bachelor of Science degrees in just four years. This program, for incoming freshmen, will feature internships, career coaching and plenty of hands-on practice.

Apply by November 30, 2016 for Fall 2017 admission.

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