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Jacobs Hall opening ceremony

On August 20, 2015, Berkeley Engineering celebrated the opening of Jacobs Hall, the new headquarters for the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation.

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Jacobs Hall opening ceremony

8/26/2015 On Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, the College of Engineering held a public celebration to mark the opening of Jacobs Hall , a new educational building featuring four floors of studios and makerspaces for classes and projects in digital design, prototyping, fabrication and manufacturing. Jacobs Hall is the headquarters of the...

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Eko stethoscope

Eko’s digital stethoscope green-lighted by FDA

9/2/2015 The digital stethoscope startup Eko Devices, co-founded by Berkeley Engineering graduates and nurtured by Skydeck, the campus accelerator, has won federal permission to enter the medical device market.

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Girls in Engineering 2015

9/1/2015 Girls learn to make, connect and discover in a Berkeley Engineering summer camp.

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  • Copter to fly over campus in the name of science

    9/1/2015 - Kai Vetter, nuclear engineering professor and RadWatch director, is one of the scientists behind helicopter flyovers of campus this week as researchers seek to measure naturally occurring radiation in the environment.

  • Why not convert waste heat into power?

    8/26/2015 NPR - What if there were a way to take the waste heat that spews from car tailpipes or power plant chimneys and turn it into electricity? Matt Scullin (M.S.'07, Ph.D.'09 MSE) thinks there is, and he founded Alphabet Energy to turn that idea into a reality.

  • Entrepreneur and alumna Rikky Muller named a top Innovator under 35

    8/18/2015 Berkeley Research - Rikky Muller (Ph.D.'13 EECS), co-founder of the medical device start-up Cortera Neurotechnologies, has been named one of 35 Innovators Under 35 by the MIT Technology Review. Muller's research into hardware that buzzes the brain at the right moments could help treat debilitating mental disorders.

  • Pioneering shaking table continues to be innovative

    8/12/2015 Structure magazine - Built in 1972, PEER’s shaking table at the Richmond Field Station continues to make waves. With smart technology and other enhancements, the venerable testing device — the largest six-degree-of-freedom table in the U.S. — advances the science of earthquake engineering.

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