Researchers develop novel way to shrink light to detect ultra-tiny substances

The research could lead to the development of ultra-sensitive devices that can quickly detect pathogens in human blood.

Researchers develop novel way to shrink light to detect ultra-tiny substances

2/20/2020, by Thomas Lee Researchers at UC Berkeley have created light-based technology that can detect biological substances with a molecular mass more than two orders of magnitude smaller than previously possible. In a paper published this week in Nature Physics , Boubacar Kanté, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences and faculty scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, describes a method to build...

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Two engineering faculty named Sloan Research Fellows

2/12/2020 Sanjam Garg, an assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences (EECS), and Aditya Parameswaran, who has a joint appointment in EECS and the School of Information, were among nine Berkeley faculty members to win the prestigious research honor.

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Alumnus Darryll Pines named president of University of Maryland

2/18/2020 Pines, the current dean of the A. James Clark School of Engineering, will start his appointment July 1.

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Reimagining cybersecurity

Women in Tech Symposium

Tara BunchThe fourth annual symposium, sponsored by the Women in Tech Initiative, CITRIS and the College of Engineering, will bring together keynote speakers, panel discussion, breakout sessions and presentation of the Athena Awards.

Friday, March 6
9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sibley Auditorium

 

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