Women in tech: Taking matters into their own hands
7/22/2016 Medium - Facing the dearth of women in senior positions in the field, the Women in Technology Leadership Round Table encourages participants to measure what they want to change, and to be bold.
MSE professor emeritus Kal Sastry dies at 74
7/19/2016 Daily Californian - Kal Sastry, a materials science and engineering professor emeritus remembered for his unique life philosophies and his love for the Berkeley community, died July 15. He was 74.
CEE professor emeritus Robert Wiegel passes away
7/19/2016 - Robert Wiegel, a coastal engineering pioneer, distinguished civil and environmental engineering professor and former acting dean, died on July 14. He was 93.
How secret voice commands in YouTube could hijack your phone
7/18/2016 PCWorld - EECS Ph.D. student Nick Carlini, professor David Wagner and a team of Georgetown University researchers have revealed how secret commands could use voice-control tools like Siri and Google Now to take over your smartphone.
Better marching through algorithms
7/15/2016 - Using computer code and a little ingenuity, an introductory engineering course helped solve a confounding problem for the Cal Marching Band.
Young makers build prosthetic hands for children in need
7/15/2016 - During the college’s weeklong Girls in Engineering program, young makers build kid-size prosthetic hands from 3-D-printed parts to donate to children in need.
Blogging the Biodesign Immersion Experience
7/13/2016 - An eight-week summer program for Berkeley juniors and seniors, the BIE prepares bioengineers to bridge engineering innovation and unmet clinical needs.
Tsu-Jae King Liu named to Intel board
7/12/2016 Fortune - Intel has added Berkeley Engineering associate dean and EECS professor Tsu-Jae King Liu to its board of directors, marking just the second woman on the chipmaker’s governing body.
Berkeley and San Diego explore future of engineering education through making
7/1/2016 California Council on Science & Technology - UC Berkeley and UC San Diego, both located in world-renowned hubs of engineering education and high-tech innovation, have both invested in facilities that break the mold of traditional engineering education, looking to the Maker movement for inspiration.
Fetal surgery stands to advance from new glues inspired by mussels
6/30/2016 - Using lessons learned from a lowly mollusk, bioengineer Phillip Messersmith is making better glues that can be used for fetal surgery and other medical procedures.
Tensegrity Robots with BEST Robotics
2016-08-05, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm | Lawrence Hall of Science
College of Engineering New Student Orientation
2016-08-23, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm | Field House Gym, Recreational Sports Facility
A New Frontier for Communicating Science: Social Media
2016-08-26, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | 390, Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Ashok Gadgil | Addressing the largest mass poisoning in recorded history
2016-09-15, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | 10 (ISAS Conf. Room), Stephens Hall