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  • Per Peterson
    The fight to rethink (and reinvent) nuclear power

    5/19/2017 Vox - The latest in a series of Climate Lab videos produced by Vox Media and the University of California features the work of nuclear engineering professor and associate dean, Per Peterson.

  • Michael Yartsev
    BioE's Yartsev wins young faculty award

    5/17/2017 - Bioengineering assistant professor Michael Yartsev has been named a 2017 McKnight Scholar, an award honoring the best young neuroscience faculty in the country.

  • A new ferroelectric material developed at Berkeley Lab
    Scientists help thin-film ferroelectrics go extreme

    5/12/2017 Berkeley Lab - Lane Martin, associate professor of materials science and engineering and faculty scientist at Berkeley Lab's Materials Sciences Division, has created the first-ever polarization gradient in a thin film, greatly expanding the range of functional temperatures for ferroelectrics, a key material used in a variety of everyday applications.

  • Students at the starting line of the Bluetooth-controlled vehicle race
    A look at the Jacobs Spring Design Showcase

    5/9/2017 - The 2017 Jacobs Spring Design Showcase capped a semester that saw students develop sustainable products, prototype innovations, apply technology to combatting extremism, and race Bluetooth-controlled vehicles through an obstacle course.

  • Google's tensor processing unit, and David patterson at his retirement celebration.
    Next big thing for David Patterson: New chip for Google Brain

    5/8/2017 CNBC - Less than a year after retiring from 40 years at Berkeley Engineering, legendary EECS professor David Paterson is now a key part of the team behind a critical chip that Google uses for artificial intelligence processing.

  • Elizabeth Hausler delivering the 2015 Minner Lecture
    Saving lives through safer buildings

    5/8/2017 Wall Street Journal - The nonprofit group Build Change, founded by Elizabeth Hausler (M.S.'98 Ph.D.'02 CEE), says it has helped create more than 51,000 earthquake-resistant homes and schools in developing countries.

  • Rikky Muller
    Rikky Muller wins early career professor award

    5/8/2017 Keysight - EECS assistant professor Rikky Muller has been selected to receive the 2017 Keysight Early Career Professor Award for her work in advanced integrated circuits for implantable and wearable medical devices.

  • Tie-wearing Rally Committee members
    Berkeley is #1 school for Silicon Valley tech hiring

    5/3/2017 Business Insider - Silicon Valley tech firms hire more alumni from UC Berkeley than any other school, including Stanford and the Ivy League, according to a new analysis from online recruiting company HiringSolved.

  • Magnetic Insight logo
    Angel investors honor Magnetic Insights as innovative startup

    5/3/2017 - Bioengineering startup Magnetic Insight, founded by Patrick Goodwill (Ph.D.'10 BioE) and professor Steven Conolly, was selected by the Angel Capital Association for its 2017 Luis Villalobos Award for ingenuity, creativity, and innovation among startups.

  • Jitendra Malik
    Malik honored for pioneering computer vision work

    5/3/2017 ACM - EECS chair and professor Jitendra Malik has won the 2016 ACM - AAAI Allen Newell Award "for seminal contributions to computer vision that have led the field in image segmentation and object category recognition."

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