Tara deBoer holding synthetic urine samples being tested with DETECT solution

New test rapidly identifies 'superbugs'

A new test dubbed DETECT, co-developed by Berkeley bioengineers, can diagnose patients with antibiotic-resistant infections in a matter of minutes and help limit the spread of antibiotic-resistant “superbugs,” which kill as many as 700,000 people worldwide each year.

New test rapidly identifies 'superbugs'

10/15/2018 A new test dubbed DETECT, co-developed by Berkeley bioengineers, can diagnose patients with antibiotic-resistant infections in a matter of minutes and help limit the spread of antibiotic-resistant “superbugs,” which kill as many as 700,000 people worldwide each year.

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Students with computers listen to a lecture in David Wagner's foundations of data science course.

Data science, the 'new Latin' for students, in demand in Silicon Valley

10/19/2018 Data science is one of the fastest-growing fields of study at Berkeley, but the field is in such demand that jobs far outstrip the supply of graduates in the Bay Area

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Symposium open to all

10/11/2018 Women in Tech: The future of AI (November 16 in Banatao Auditorium) will highlight the experiences of women in artificial intelligence and explore our collective future with representatives from established companies, startups, academia and the public sector.

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Women in Tech: The future of AI
  • Can the world change course on climate change?

    10/15/2018 - In an episode of the Knowledge‌‌@‌Wharton podcast, Berkeley professor of energy Daniel Kammen and Wharton's Brian Berkey discusses a new United Nations report warning that severe impacts of global warming are likely to occur by 2040.

  • Berkeley ranked #2 for blockchain

    10/9/2018 CoinDesk - A new survey ranks UC Berkeley second in the nation for blockchain education (and the only public school on the list). Berkeley was praised for its engineering prowess, its interdisciplinary courses and its vibrant on-campus community, including the Blockchain at Berkeley student group.

  • Student's 'astounding' solution to quantum puzzle

    10/8/2018 Quanta Magazine - Berkeley computer science postdoc Urmila Mahadev spent eight years in graduate school solving one of the most basic questions in quantum computation: How do you know whether a quantum computer has done anything quantum at all?

  • Berkeley Quantum to accelerate innovation in quantum science

    9/28/2018 Berkeley Lab - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and UC Berkeley have partnered to form Berkeley Quantum, a research alliance that will tackle some of the most difficult problems in quantum information science, and will facilitate the design, fabrication, and testing of quantum devices and technologies.

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: Paul Jacobs, transforming wireless technology.

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