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.
Dawn Tilbury to head NSF engineering
6/21/2017 NSF - Dawn Tilbury (M.S.'92, Ph.D.'94 EECS), a mechanical engineering professor at the University of Michigan, will lead investments in fundamental engineering research and education as the newly appointed head of the National Science Foundation's Directorate for Engineering.
Viral infections decrease muscle health
6/13/2017 - UC Berkeley bioengineers, led by associate professor Irina Conboy, have found unexpected effects of viral infections on muscle regeneration and other health factors, a discovery that may explain why viruses can make people feel so lousy.
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.