Patrick Hsu, Berkeley assistant professor of bioengineering, and Silvana Konermann, Stanford assistant professor of biochemistry, are founding researchers of a new institute that aims to accelerate breakthroughs in complex diseases.
Berkeley Engineering celebrates its graduates from the classes of 2022, 2021 and 2020 with a flurry of in-person ceremonies this spring. Registration opens soon; get all the details from our Engineering Commencement page.
SFGate: While indicators suggest COVID-19 cases are on the decline across the Bay Area, wastewater analyzed for SARS-CoV-2 at Berkeley Engineering professor Kara Nelson’s lab suggests that three areas of the region may have yet to peak.
Interesting Engineering: Researchers at Berkeley’s High Performance Robotics Laboratory (HiPeRLab) have developed an experimental drone called the Midair Reconfigurable Quadcopter that can shape-shift in midair, as seen in the lab’s video.
The eight professors, representing three Berkeley Engineering departments, are among 21 Berkeley faculty members selected by the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub for the awards, each worth $1 million over five years.