Eli Yablonovitch

Eli Yablonovitch wins 2019 Franklin Medal

Eli Yablonovitch, professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences, will receive the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering.

Eli Yablonovitch wins 2019 Franklin Medal

12/10/2018, by Linda Vu The Franklin Institute announced today that Eli Yablonovitch, professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences at the University of California, Berkeley, will be the recipient of the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering . He was honored “for widely used scientific improvements to radio- and light-based technologies in wireless communications and solar energy applications.” The Franklin Institute Awards have...

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Connie Chang-Hasnain

Connie Chang-Hasnain named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

12/11/2018, by Linda Vu EECS professor Connie Chang-Hasnain has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, an organization that champions the societal benefits of university research.

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This innovation removes deadly arsenic from India's water

12/12/2018 Everyday, tens of millions of people drink water that significantly increases their risk of cancer and other deadly diseases. UC Berkeley professor Ashok Gadgil amd Asian Institute of Technology's Joyashree Roy hope to fix that with an efficient and cost-effective system called Electrochemical Arsenic Remediation (ECAR) for removing arsenic contamination from drinking water.

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Professor Joyashree Roy and project team member Sreeman Mypati tasting water from ECAR plant.

150 years of innovation

Berkeley Engineering 150As Berkeley Engineering celebrates a century and a half of making our mark on history, we're highlighting people with the pioneering spirit, creative energy and social responsibility that characterize the college. This week: Richard S. Muller, MEMS pioneer.

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