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  • Kara Nelson, David Sedlak and Ashok Gadgil
    Environmental faculty receive prestigious Obama-Singh Award

    8/29/2014 - Professors Kara Nelson, David Sedlak and Ashok Gadgil of civil and environmental engineering are among the Berkeley faculty selected for the prestigious Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge Initiative...

  • Frank Proulx, Jesus Barajas and Lisa Rayle
    ITS grad students receive Eisenhower fellowships

    8/29/2014 - Three Institute of Transportation Studies graduate students, Frank Proulx, Jesus Barajas and Lisa Rayle, have won coveted 2014 Dwight David Eisenhower Graduate Fellowships for their research in...

  • Ramesh named associate director at Berkeley lab

    8/29/2014 Berkeley Lab - Ramamoorthy Ramesh, Purnendu Chatterjee Endowed Chair in Energy Technologies and professor of materials science and engineering and physics, has been named to the new position of associate laboratory...

  • Drivers merging in heavy fraffic
    Last-minute mergers endanger drivers, worsen traffic jams

    8/28/2014 San Francisco Chronicle - The "jerk merge," where drivers cut into a traffic lane at the last possible moment, is "probably the most disruptive to traffic" and should be a target of police action, says Michael Cassidy,...

  • New ‘biochips’ that mimic our bodies could speed development of drugs

    8/27/2014 Wired - Researchers in the labs of Berkeley bioengineers Kevin Healy and Luke Lee are collaborating on a project to recreate parts of the human body on chips. The research aims to find ways to get tissue to...

  • Melissa and Lavanya Jawaharlal with their Pi-Bot
    Engineering sisters and their bargain bots

    8/27/2014 California magazine - Melissa and Lavanya (B.S.'15 ME) Jawaharlal created their affordable Pi-Bots and founded STEM Center USA to to engage kids — especially girls — who otherwise might never discover their aptitude for...

  • Professor Seung-Wuk Lee is interviewed on Danish TV
    Bioengineering research on Danish TV

    8/26/2014 Jyske Bank - The Danish television program “Tech and City” filmed an episode at UC Berkeley showcasing bioengineering professor Seung-Wuk Lee’s virus-electric energy work, and the CellScope project from professor...

  • Samples from the Average Explorer
    Out of many, one

    8/25/2014 The New Yorker - EECS professor, Alexei Efros built the AverageExplorer to study visual information. The software creates an average image after compiling thousands of similar Internet photos.

  • Kurtis Heimerl
    Young Berkeley engineers recognized as innovators, humanitarians

    8/20/2014 MIT Technology Review - An EECS post-doc and two Berkeley Engineering alumni are named to the 2014 MIT Technology Review “35 Innovators Under 35” list. All three are part of the humanitarian category. Post-doc Kurtis...

  • ASME award plaque
    Capstone team takes 2nd in ASME Undergraduate Design Competition

    8/14/2014 - A team of students in the Fall 2013 Bioengineering Senior Capstone Design course have won Second Place in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Undergraduate Design Competition this summer.

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