Salto-1P, the amazing jumping robot
7/18/2017 IEEE Spectrum - Thanks to some mechanical fine-tuning and the clever addition of a pair of thrusters, Salto-1P, the tiny jumping robot from EECS pofessor Ronald Fearing's Biomimetic Millisystems Lab, is leaping longer, faster and higher than ever. Prepare to be amazed.
I-Corps supports entrepreneurs building STEM companies
7/13/2017 - The regional I-Corps program, an NSF-funded collaboration among UC Berkeley, UCSF and Stanford, teaches committed entrepreneurs from STEM disciplines to take a hard look at their ideas and turn them into real, sought-after products in the market.
Inside the studio: Teaching design innovation
7/12/2017 Jacobs Institute - Two years on from the opening of Jacobs Hall, faculty share a look at how they’re bringing design innovation into the classroom, fostering creativity and collaboration.
Toxic exposure: Chemicals are in our water, food, air and furniture
7/3/2017 UCSF - As director of UCSF's Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, Tracey Woodruff (B.S.'85 EECS, Ph.D.'91 BioE) believes that we need to know more about environmental toxics so we can reduce our exposure to the worst of them and protect ourselves and our children from their harmful effects.
Thinking inside the cardboard box
6/30/2017 Berkeley Science Review - Traditional aid programs import finite resources that require an agency to distribute and maintain. Blum Center development engineers are changing the game by helping communities use their own resources, knowledge and people-power to solve their problems, says mechanical engineering alum Sonia Travaglini.
'Soft' semiconductors could transform HD displays
6/29/2017 Berkeley Lab - A class of semiconductors called halide perovskites could usher in new generation of optoelectronic devices, according to Berkeley Lab scientists led by materials science and engineering professor Peidong Yang.
High-speed communications for the deep sea?
6/29/2017 Berkeley Lab - A new approach to sending acoustic waves through water could open up the world of high-speed communications to activities underwater (including scuba diving, remote ocean monitoring, and deep-sea exploration), according to research led by mechanical engineering professor Xiang Zhang.
Berkeley alum Anantha Chandrakasan named MIT dean of engineering
6/23/2017 MIT - Anantha P. Chandrakasan (B.S.'89 M.S.'90 Ph.D.'94 EECS) has been named dean of MIT’s School of Engineering. Earlier this year, Chandrakasan received an Electrical Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award from UC Berkeley.
On California, the drought and the ‘yuck factor’
6/23/2017 - David Sedlak, professor of civil and environmental engineering, says our aging urban water infrastructure needs a major upgrade in order to keep our cities thriving. He spoke with Berkeley News about technologies being developed to recycle water, capture storm water and use water more efficiently.
Ana Claudia Arias wins FLEXI R&D award
6/22/2017 SEMI - EECS associate professor Ana Claudia Arias has won the 2017 FLEXI R&D Achievement award for her development of flexible medical sensors and printed flexible devices.
PEER Seminar Series
2017-07-24, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | 325 Davis Hall, Davis Hall
Entrepreneurial Toastmasters Club Meeting
2016-06-06, 6:20 pm - 7:20 pm | Room 380, Soda Hall
Seminar 217, Risk Management: Mass Customisation versus Mass Production in Retirement Investment Management: Addressing a “Tough Engineering Problem"
2017-07-25, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm | 1011, Evans Hall
EPMS Weekly Seminar
2016-11-01, 5:10 pm - 6:00 pm | 212, O'Brien Hall