Thanks to some mechanical fine-tuning and the clever addition of a pair of thrusters, Salto-1P, the tiny jumping robot from EECS pofessor Ronald Fearing's Biomimetic Millisystems Lab, is leaping longer, faster and higher than ever. Prepare to be amazed.
Toxic exposure: Chemicals are in our water, food, air and furniture
7/3/2017 UCSF - As director of UCSF's Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, Tracey Woodruff (B.S.'85 EECS, Ph.D.'91 BioE) believes that we need to know more about environmental toxics so we can reduce our exposure to the worst of them and protect ourselves and our children from their harmful effects.
'Soft' semiconductors could transform HD displays
6/29/2017 Berkeley Lab - A class of semiconductors called halide perovskites could usher in new generation of optoelectronic devices, according to Berkeley Lab scientists led by materials science and engineering professor Peidong Yang.
Berkeley alum Anantha Chandrakasan named MIT dean of engineering
6/23/2017 MIT - Anantha P. Chandrakasan (B.S.'89 M.S.'90 Ph.D.'94 EECS) has been named dean of MIT’s School of Engineering. Earlier this year, Chandrakasan received an Electrical Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award from UC Berkeley.
Ana Claudia Arias wins FLEXI R&D award
6/22/2017 SEMI - EECS associate professor Ana Claudia Arias has won the 2017 FLEXI R&D Achievement award for her development of flexible medical sensors and printed flexible devices.
California’s next-generation infrastructure
The Spring 2017 Berkeley Engineer magazine examines next-gen infrastructure from smart buildings and membrane bioreactors to drone expressways and automated truck platooning — read all the latest visionary ideas from Berkeley researchers and see Oski’s guide to building a business at Berkeley. The magazine is now online and can be picked up in newsstands across campus.