Engineering’s Fiona Doyle named new dean of the Graduate Division
11/20/2014 - Fiona Doyle, Berkeley Engineering's executive acssociate dean, has been named dean of the graduate Division for UC Berkeley, a position she will take over Jan. 1. Doyle, the the Donald H. McLaughlin Professor of Mineral Engineering, has been at Berkeley since 1983, serving in many leadership capacities.
The unknown start-up that built Google’s first self-driving car
11/20/2014 IEEE Spectrum - The story behond 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.
11/19/2014 - #CalBigGive
Stabilizing Strawberry Creek
11/17/2014 - New construction repairs antiquated erosion control systems.
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.
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.
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Cookstove case study
11/7/2014 - Students in the new development engineering class make lunch on cookstoves.
Synthetic biology could be big boost to interplanetary space travel
11/5/2014 - Genetically engineered microbes could help make manned missions to Mars, the moon and other planets more practical, according to a new analysis by UC Berkeley bioengineers and NASA scientists.
Supercharging more electric cars risks crashing the grid
11/4/2014 California magazine - U.S. electrical grids might not be ready for the new wave of electric vehicles expected within the decade. But the Smart Cities Research Center in civil and environmental engineering is working on data-driven ways to prevent a grid meltdown.
2014-11-20, 12:05 am - 9:00 pm | From Your Computer
Programming Languages Seminar: What Happened to the Promise of Software Tools?
2014-11-20, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Cory Hall 540AB DOP
Germany Ruhr Fellowship Information Session
2014-11-20, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Stephens Hall 160
TRUST Security Seminar
2014-11-20, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Sutardja Dai Hall 250