NSF awards $3 million grant to development engineering program
10/20/2016 - The National Science Foundation has awarded $3 million to Berkeley’s development engineering program. The grant will support graduate students working to find innovative solutions to food, energy and water challenges in developing countries.
Spring 2017 Commencement
10/11/2016 Berkeley Engineering Commencement - Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! Celebrate a job well done at commencement on Tuesday, May 16, at the Hearst Greek Theatre, UC Berkeley .
Huawei puts $1M into AI research partnership with UC Berkeley
10/11/2016 TechCrunch - China's Huawei on Tuesday announced a $1 million partnership between its Noah’s Ark Laboratory and the Berkeley Artificial Intelligence Research (BAIR) Lab to perform basic research into machine learning, computer vision and other areas of artificial intelligence.
Smallest. Transistor. Ever.
10/10/2016 - For more than a decade, engineers have been racing to shrink the size of components in integrated circuits. Now, a research team led by EECS professor Ali Javey has surpassed a theoretical limit of physics and created the smallest transistor reported to date.
Jacobs Design Conversations: Elizabeth Gerber
10/10/2016 Jacobs Institute - Elizabeth Gerber from Northwestern University discusses "Understanding and Designing for Collective Innovation." October 13, Noon-1 p.m., 310 Jacobs Hall
Berkeley team recognized for autonomous car research
10/5/2016 - ME professors Francesco Borrelli and Karl Hedrick, Ph.D. student Ashwin Carvalho, and Associate Director for Self-Driving Vehicle Development Chan Kyu Lee were in attendance for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s announcement of a new policy on Automated Vehicle Development.
Berkeley startup helps people find out what they’re drinking
10/4/2016 California magazine - SimpleWater, launched by a team of Berkeley engineers and entrepreneurs, offers a water-testing and product-recommendation service called Tap Score that helps users of private wells learn about and treat potential contaminants in their drinking water.
$3.4 million PEER study to quantify seismic performance of retrofitted homes
10/4/2016 PEER - The California Earthquake Authority has awarded a $3.4 million, 3.5-year research contract to the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center for a project to evaluate the effectiveness of seismic retrofitting on single family wood-frame buildings.
Dubon named to UC Davis chancellor search committee
10/3/2016 University of California - MSE professor Oscar Dubon, Berkeley Engineering's associate dean for equity and inclusion and student affairs, has been named by UC President Janet Napolitano to join an advisory committee helping in the international search for a new chancellor to lead UC Davis.
3 from EECS win CITRIS Athena Awards
9/29/2016 CITRIS - EECS professors Tsu-Jae King Liu and Claire Tomlin, and alumna Vidya Ganapati (M.S.'12, Ph.D.'15) , are among the inaugural winners of the CITRIS Athena Awards, recognizing the accomplishments of technology leaders and organizations fostering interest in computer science for the next generation of women and girls.
Technology and Cultural Preservation
2016-10-26, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | 310, Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall
Manufacturing Transparency Conference
2016-10-28, 9:00 am - 6:30 pm | 310 Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall
Design Field Notes: Aaron Marcus
2016-10-28, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 220, Jacobs Hall
Healthcare: Strategies That Move Disruptive Innovations To Scale
2016-11-02, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | 310, Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall