Timothy Downing, Ankur Aggarwal, Thibault Duchemin and Tim Wang

Berkeley engineers named to 30 Under 30

Forbes magazine's 30 Under 30 list for 2017, a compilation of the brightest young entrepreneurs, innovators and game changers across 20 industries, includes four Berkeley Engineering alumni.

Berkeley engineers named to 30 Under 30

1/4/2017 Forbes magazine's 30 Under 30 list for 2017, a compilation of the brightest young entrepreneurs, innovators and game changers across 20 industries, includes four Berkeley Engineering alumni: Ankur Aggarwal (M.Eng.'12 EECS) and his college roommates teamed up to found TowerView Health, which sells a smart pill box with custom trays...

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Mo Zhou

Can fitness apps make us fit?

1/12/2017 Despite tens of thousands of fitness apps already on the market, IEOR grad student Mo Zhou has built another. But hers, currently being tested on UC Berkeley staff and students, aims primarily at determining which app features and functions are most effective in motivating physical activity.

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The future of fungi

1/4/2017 Doctoral researcher Sonia Travaglini (M.S.'15 ME) writes about her exploration of the many non-culinary uses of mushrooms, from engineering building blocks and faux leather to bioremediation of toxic waste.

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Mushrooms along a fence
  • Empowering communities through sustainability

    1/12/2017 Medium - Reflow Filament, cofounded by Fung Institute alumnus Rahul Mehendiratta (M.Eng.'14 ME), aims to create a new model for the 3D printing industry that empowers communities and encourages innovation in developing regions worldwide.

  • Dubón honored for enhancing campus diversity

    1/6/2017 - Oscar Dubón, MSE professor and the college's associate dean for student affairs and equity & inclusion, has been selected as the winner of UC Berkeley's 2016 Chancellor's Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence and Equity.

  • Arkin lab method may save lives during blood transfusion

    1/5/2017 Science Translational Medicine - Bioengineering professor Adam Arkin and collaborators have developed a method, using dynamic modeling, that can quickly calculate individualized blood transfusion requirements during an emergency.

  • Clean tech rises again, retooling nature for industrial use

    1/4/2017 New York Times - Clean tech companies are aiming for a comeback in their quest to use genetic editing to make industrial chemicals. Among them is Lygos, spun out of UC Berkeley in 2011 to create malonic acid from yeast — instead of the usual cyanide — for use in fragrances and cosmetics.

 

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

A dynamic duo

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.

 

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