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.
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.
Rising ratings for Berkeley Engineering
9/14/2017 - U.S. News & World Report releases 2018 undergraduate program rankings, CEE retakes number one.
Ruzena Bajcsy honored for contributions to mankind
9/13/2017 - EECS professor Ruzena Bajcsy has won a John Scott Award, bestowed since 1834 by the city of Philadelphia on those who have improved "the comfort, welfare and happiness of mankind." Bajcsy was honored for her contributions to robotics and engineering science.
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.
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.
Simple sanitation, a Q&A with Ashley Muspratt
9/12/2017 - Over 90 percent of wastewater generated on the planet every day is dumped into the environment without any treatment. CEE alum Ashley Muspratt is working on a solution.
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.
Remembering Lotfi Zadeh
9/8/2017 - Lotfi Zadeh — professor emeritus, world-renowned computer scientist and leader of the college community — died on September 6, 2017 at the age of 96.
Fall 2017 Architecture Sustainability Colloquium
2017-08-25, 12:00 am | 112, Wurster Hall
Solid State Technology and Devices Seminar
2017-09-22, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | 521 Cory (Hogan Room), Cory Hall
Aerogels for Energy and Environmental Applications
2017-09-22, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | 180, Tan Hall
ITS Seminar: Environment, Economy, and Equity
2017-09-22, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 290, Hearst Memorial Mining Building