TIER scales sustainable technology — and tall trees — to bring cell service to rural villages10/29/2014, by Paul Preuss The western highlands of New Guinea, in the Indonesian province of Papua, are home to one of the planet’s most remote inhabited regions. In the fall of 2012, EECS doctoral students Kurtis Heimerl and Shaddi Hasan headed there to find a village called Desa. “It takes two or three jet... X
Fireside Chat with Max Levchin: All things Data, Fintech, and How to Solve Hard, Valuable, and Fun Problems.
10/29/2014, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Soda Hall 306 Soda Hall (HP Auditorium)
Scientists consider repurposing robots for Ebola
10/23/2014 New York Times - Robotics scientists, pondering the intriguing possibility of repurposing existing search-and-rescue robots to help contain the Ebola epidemic, are planning a nationwide series of brainstorming meetings, including one Nov. 7 at UC Berkeley.
American Physical Society honors Gadgil
10/14/2014 Berkeley Lab - The American Physical Society has given its 2015 Leo Szilard Lectureship Award to Ashok Gadgil, professor of civil and environmental engineering, "for applying physics to a variety of social problems and developing sustainable energy, environmental and public health technologies."
Engineering improvements for the world
10/6/2014 Washington Post - A new generation of development engineers, “dedicated to using engineering and technology to improve the lot of the world’s poorest people,” is emerging around the world, write Dean Shankar Sastry and Lina Nilsson, innovation director of the Blum Center for Developing Economies, in a Washington Post op-ed article.
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