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  • Fisher Gate at Haas School of Business
    Berkeley implements new 2-degree program between engineering and business

    4/28/2017 Daily Californian - UC Berkeley’s College of Engineering and Haas School of Business are offering a highly selective two-degree program — the Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MET) program — that will begin in fall 2017.

  • Vegetables in a fish-shaped design
    Plant-based seafood lab report

    4/27/2017 SCET - Moving on from its plant-based meat course last semester, the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology is now tackling the challenge of creating plant-based seafood alternatives to combat the environmental problems caused by overfishing.

  • Grace O'Connell in her lab
    3-D printers and the future of tissue engineering

    4/27/2017 Medium - The Fung Institute sat down with mechanical engineering professor Grace O'Connell to discuss her research into engineering complex tissues and cartilage with the help of a 3-D printer.

  • Diagram of fluoride effects ion teeth
    Fluoride in drinking water: Friend and foe

    4/27/2017 Berkeley Science Review - Environmental engineering Ph.D. student Emily Cook reports on the pros and cons of water fluoridation and fluoride-filtering technologies.

  • Han Jin and other 30 Under 30 honorees
    VR innovator Han Jin named to 30 Under 30

    4/25/2017 Inc. - The latest crop of 30 Under 30 young entrepreneurs at Inc. includes Fung Institute alumnus Han Jin (MEng '12 IEOR), co-founder of Lucid VR, which has simplified capturing virtual reality with a mass-market 3-D video camera.

  • Sproul Plaza at UC Berkeley
    Fast-track M.E.T. program for tech leaders is more competitive than Stanford

    4/24/2017 Business Insider - UC Berkeley's new Management, Entrepreneurship, & Technology program aims to launch future tech leaders by teaching the wide variety of skills required of them in the real world, allowing them to earn dual degrees in business and engineering in four years.

  • Photo illustration: Brita filter pitcher in forest
    Nature’s Brita filters

    4/19/2017 Salon - CEE professor Ashok Gadgil, co-lead for the Berkeley Lab's Water-Energy Initiative, talks about engineering new solutions to solve the water crisis using simple, cheap and abundant ingredients, like wood, sunlight, even human waste.

  • Alexei Efros
    Image alchemist Alexei Efros wins ACM computing prize

    4/18/2017 ACM - The Association for Computing Machinery has awarded its 2016 Prize in Computing to EECS professor Alexei Efros "for groundbreaking data-driven approaches to computer graphics and computer vision."

  • Worker examining the damaged Oroville Dam spillway
    Serious design, construction and maintenance defects doomed Oroville Dam, report says

    4/18/2017 LA Times - In the first major assessment of the Oroville Dam spillway failure in February, civil engineering professor emeritus Robert Bea, co-founder of Berkeley's Center for Catastrophic Risk Analysis, has concluded that design and construction flaws, as well as maintenance errors, were to blame.

  • Drawing of the RISE group's planned house
    Engineering student team readies competition house

    4/17/2017 ASCE - A group led by Berkeley civil engineering students will take an innovative, zero net energy house into a Denver competition this fall, organized by the U.S. Department of Energy.

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