Tsu-Jae King Liu

Tsu-Jae King Liu named new engineering dean

EECS professor and NAE member is known for her innovations in semiconductor technology; appointment effective July 1

Tsu-Jae King Liu named new engineering dean

6/19/2018, by Sarah Yang Tsu-Jae King Liu, vice provost for academic and space planning, professor and former chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS), has been named the next dean of UC Berkeley’s College of Engineering. Chancellor Carol T. Christ and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost A. Paul Alivisatos announced the appointment today (Tuesday, June 19), citing Liu’s extensive experience...

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Sebastian Palluk and Daniel Arlow in a lab at the Joint BioEnergy Institute

New technique could speed synthesis of DNA

6/18/2018 A team of scientists in chemical and biomolecular engineering professor Jay Keasling's lab has made a breakthrough in the synthesis of new genes, offering promise for cheaper, faster, and safer development of medicines.

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Course will make blockchain so clear 'you can explain it to your grandma'

6/15/2018 A popular Berkeley DeCal course on blockchain — the complex, bewildering bookkeeping technology that underpins things like bitcoin — will soon be available free online to the public via edX.

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Blockchain Fundamentals instructors Gloria Wang and Rustie Lin.
  • Alvarez-Cohen to lead academic planning for campus

    6/18/2018 - Lisa Alvarez-Cohen, the Fred and Claire Sauer Professor of Environmental Engineering, has been named as Berkeley’s next vice provost for academic planning, effective July 1.

  • Accelerating Berkeley startups at SkyDeck

    6/11/2018 TechCrunch - TechCrunch profiles Skydeck, the UC Berkeley tech incubator that has developed an acceleration program to launch a series of successful startups, including Chirpo, LimeBike and Kiwi.

  • Engineering the future (since 1868)

    6/8/2018 - Looking back over the college's past 150 years, and finding a legacy of innovation and public service that thrives to this day.

  • Download the world's largest self-driving dataset

    6/7/2018 Interesting Engineering - The Berkeley DeepDrive Industry Consortium has released an open-source dataset of 100,000 self-driving video sequences — largest of its kind — to the public in hopes of helping engineers develop autonomous vehicles.

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: Charles "Chuck" Radcliffe, prosthetics designer.

Charles "Chuck" Radcliffe


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