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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
The Transformation of Transportation: New Vehicles, Fuels, and Mobility Services
Lessons Learned from Drinking Water Treatment, Fuel-Efficient Cookstoves, and Energy Efficient Lights
BioE Seminar: “Targeted oncolytic and immunotherapeutic viruses: Emerging multi-mechanistic biologics for cancer”
Digital Agenda for Europe