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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
PiE Robotics Competition
2017-04-29, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm | Lawrence Hall of Science
2017-04-30, 7:30 pm - 12:00 am | Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Dissertation Talk: Provably Secure Computing using Certified Software and Trusted Hardware
2017-05-01, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 531, Cory Hall
Dissertation Talk: Optomechanical Dynamics in Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers
2017-05-01, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | 540AB (DOP Center), Cory Hall