From the dean

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  • From Dean Sastry
    Dean's word: Inventing a better future

    5/1/2017 - The college is preparing to launch a new initiative, one with an audacious goal: to invent a better, more promising future for generations to come.

  • Dean's word: Ambidextrous entrepreneurs

    11/1/2016 - Dean Sastry announces a new partnership with Haas School of Business and the creation of the Management, Entrepreneurship, & Technology program.

  • From Dean Sastry
    Best of engineering and business, in one

    8/23/2016 - The M.E.T. Program, our exciting new partnership with the Haas School of Business, will guide students to earn two full B.S. degrees — one in engineering, one in business.

  • Dean's word: The future of intelligence

    5/1/2016 - Deep Learning technology has made a huge strides recently, advances built on pioneering research at Berkeley starting in the 1980s and carried on by a new generation of roboticists.

  • From Dean Sastry
    A time of celebration and sadness

    4/12/2016 - This spring we have come together as a community in celebration with engineering deans from across the country and in reflection as we mourn the passing of faculty colleague David Dornfeld.

  • United Nations
    Science and the public good

    11/17/2015 - To be equitable and sustainable, international development goals need to incorporate innovations in science and technology and harness the data revolution.

  • Dean's word: Disrupting health care by design

    11/1/2015 - An expanding network, including a new partnership with UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, allows the joint efforts of alumni, faculty and students to engineer solutions and change the scope of improving health care.

  • ME professor Grace O'Connell and Girls in Engineering participants
    More women in engineering - what's working?

    6/17/2015 - From Dean Sastry: In order to increase the representation of women in engineering, we are moving beyond good intentions with proven strategies for sustaining their interest and fostering leadership.

  • Ting Chuk, Dean Sastry and Pantas Sutardja
    Dean's word: At the intersection of design and entrepreneurship

    5/1/2015 - The college is building an innovation ecosystem to design, build and launch high-impact ventures.

  • Female engineer
    How to attract female engineers

    4/27/2015 New York Times - In a New York Times op-ed article, Lina Nilsson, innovation director for the Blum Center, writes that the key to increasing the number of female engineers may be to focus engineering projects and curriculums on achieving societal good.