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  • Peter Norvig
    Forbes profiles AI pioneer Peter Norvig

    1/20/2017 Forbes - In a profile of artificial intelligence pioneers, Peter Norvig (Ph.D.'86 CS), director of research at Google, outlines his thoughts on human-machine partnerships and the disparate goals of neuroscience and AI research.

  • UC Berkeley awarded $2.2 million to strengthen campus entrepreneurship and innovation

    1/19/2017 - UC Berkeley has been awarded a $2.2 million grant from the State of California to help leading centers and programs accelerate innovation and entrepreneurship on campus.

  • Crowdfunding brings innovation to underserved areas

    1/18/2017 - Crowdfunding platforms, such as Kickstarter, have opened a funding spigot to startups in regions that have suffered from a venture capital drought, a new Berkeley study shows.

  • Amy Herr to lead Bakar Fellows

    1/18/2017 - Bioengineering professor, Amy Herr, has been named the faculty director of the Bakar Fellows Progam. The program supports the commercialization of faculty-led research with potential for postive impact in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and related areas (STEM+).

  • Bob Jewett studying the physics of pool
    Bob Jewett's double life

    1/17/2017 - While Bob Jewett (B.S.'75, M.S.'79 EECS) built a career as a corporate engineer, he continued to follow his passion for the physics of billiards.

  • Leslie Field
    One big reflective band-aid

    1/17/2017 - “Post-carbon Future” series: Leslie Field (Ph.D.’91 EECS), runs a California-based nonprofit that is developing new technology to slow the melting of ice in the Arctic.

  • Mo Zhou
    Can fitness apps make us fit?

    1/12/2017 - Despite tens of thousands of fitness apps already on the market, IEOR grad student Mo Zhou has built another. But hers, currently being tested on UC Berkeley staff and students, aims primarily at determining which app features and functions are most effective in motivating physical activity.

  • Rahul Mehendiratta working on plastic filament recycling
    Empowering communities through sustainability

    1/12/2017 Medium - Reflow Filament, cofounded by Fung Institute alumnus Rahul Mehendiratta (M.Eng.'14 ME), aims to create a new model for the 3D printing industry that empowers communities and encourages innovation in developing regions worldwide.

  • Oscar Dubon at awards ceremony
    Dubón honored for enhancing campus diversity

    1/6/2017 - Oscar Dubón, MSE professor and the college's associate dean for student affairs and equity & inclusion, has been selected as the winner of UC Berkeley's 2016 Chancellor's Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence and Equity.

  • Adam Arkin
    Arkin lab method may save lives during blood transfusion

    1/5/2017 Science Translational Medicine - Bioengineering professor Adam Arkin and collaborators have developed a method, using dynamic modeling, that can quickly calculate individualized blood transfusion requirements during an emergency.