FEMtech leaders Lisanne van Engelen, Gresshaa Mehta, Andrea Lombard and Maia Rosengarten

Berkeley’s first campuswide tech club for women

Young women interested in STEM fields founded FEMTech in 2015. Now, the group offers a full plate of workshops, events, tutoring services and even a robot building team — all helping make tech fields accessible to women of all majors.

Berkeley’s first campuswide tech club for women

9/19/2017 Young women interested in STEM fields founded FEMTech in 2015. Now, the group offers a full plate of workshops, events, tutoring services and even a robot building team — all helping make tech fields accessible to women of all majors.

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McLaughlin Hall

Rising ratings for Berkeley Engineering

9/14/2017 U.S. News & World Report releases 2018 undergraduate program rankings, CEE retakes number one.

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Student-designed medical device wins Fast Company award

9/12/2017 Tabla, a low-cost medical device to diagnose pneumonia, has won the student category of Fast Company's 2017 Innovation by Design Awards. Tabla was created by a trio of mechanical engineering and bioengineering students as a classroom project for the Jacobs Institute's Interactive Device Design course.

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Tabla device being used on a patient
  • IndyCar driver Max Chilton spreads the gospel of STEAM

    9/15/2017 IndyCar - Speaking to a spirited group of students of all ages at Berkeley, IndyCar driver Max Chilton spread the word on the importance of STEAM — science, technology, engineering, arts and math — to successfully educate the leaders of tomorrow.

  • New UC Berkeley program aims to fast-track path to Silicon Valley C-Suites

    9/12/2017 East Bay Times - UC Berkeley's new M.E.T. program, combining engineering and business degrees in just four years, is resonating with alumni, entrepreneurs, and the 2,500 smart, inventive and multitalented students who applied for the 40 seats in the inaugural class.

  • In the future, warehouse robots will learn on their own

    9/12/2017 New York Times - Robotics researchers in Berkeley Engineering's AUTOLAB are using neural networks and machine learning to teach robots to grab things they have never encountered before — a remarkable achievement that could drive significant changes for some of the world's biggest businesses.

  • Herr, Shenker win Berkeley Visionary awards

    9/11/2017 SF Business Times - Bioengineering professor Amy Herr and EECS professor Scott Shenker are inaugural winners of the Berkeley Visionary Awards, an honor created by the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce to recognize innovative leaders in the city whose work is creating an economic impact.

View from the Top

Lisa Davis of Siemens on Economic Decarbonization

Lisa DavisLisa Davis, member of the Managing Board, Siemens AG, will give the first View from the Top lecture of this semester on Sept. 28. Her talk on Economic decarbonization – Breaking up old energy chains by creating an integrated system, is cosponsored by the Society of Women Engineers student chapter.

Thursday, Sept. 28
Noon-1 p.m.

Banatao Auditorium,
Sutardja Dai Hall

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