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  • A screen fix for vision-impaired among top 10 world-changing ideas of 2014

    11/25/2014 Scientific American - Technology to pre-correct displays on computer screens for vision-impaired users, developed by professor Brian Barsky in collaboration with MIT colleagues, has been named one of the top 10 “world-changing ideas” of 2014 by Scientific American magazine.

  • Karl Hedrick
    Self-driven to solve transportation problems

    11/21/2014 San Jose Mercury News - Mechanical engineering professor Karl Hedrick, director of Berkeley's Vehicle Dynamics Laboratory, has spent decades researching the nonlinear control systems that set the foundation for today's smart cars.

  • Zachary Zeleznick
    Bioengineer Zeleznick selected for Silicon Valley Bank Trek

    11/21/2014 Silicon Valley Bank Trek - Bioengineering undergraduate Zachary Zeleznick was one of 18 students from around the country selected to participate in the 2014 Silicon Valley Bank Trek. The Trek brings together top student innovators for a 3-day series of events with a “who’s who” of influential investors and entrepreneurs in the tech community.

  • Fiona Doyle
    Engineering’s Fiona Doyle named new dean of the Graduate Division

    11/20/2014 - Fiona Doyle, Berkeley Engineering's executive associate dean, has been named dean of the Graduate Division for UC Berkeley, a position she will take over Jan. 1. Doyle, the Donald H. McLaughlin Professor of Mineral Engineering, has been at Berkeley since 1983, serving in many leadership capacities.

  • Robotized Prius built by 510 Systems
    The unknown start-up that built Google’s first self-driving car

    11/20/2014 IEEE Spectrum - The story behind Google’s innovative self-driving car and the revolutionary Street View camera technology that preceded begins with 510 Systems, a tiny Berkeley start-up launched by IEOR grad (and later Google engineer) Anthony Levandowski and fellow Berkeley Engineering student Bryon Majusiak.

  • Thumbnail of video: Strawberry Creek Ecological Stabilization Project
    Stabilizing Strawberry Creek

    11/17/2014 - New construction repairs antiquated erosion control systems.

  • Tsu-Jae King Liu
    Professors honored for excellence in semiconductor technology and design research

    11/13/2014 Semiconductor Industry Association - Tsu-Jae King Liu, EECS chair and TSMC Distinguished Professor in Microelectronics, and engineering professor Kenneth O of UT Dallas have received University Research Awards from the Semiconductor Industry Association in recognition of their outstanding contributions to semiconductor research.

  • Exoskeleton
    Ekso Bionics receives first NIH grant for CHORI partnership

    11/12/2014 Today's Medical Developments - Ekso Bionics Holdings Inc., founded by mechanical engineering professor Homayoon Kazerooni and ME graduate Nathan Harding, has been awarded a P20 Exploratory Grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue development of an exoskeleton prototype for children. The work will be done in collaboration with the pediatric rehabilitation department at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland.

  • Big Give
    What's the Big Give?

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  • Thumbnail of video: Cookstove case study
    Cookstove case study

    11/7/2014 - Students in the new development engineering class make lunch on cookstoves.


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