Students shoot a group selfie as part of the Bear Building scavenger hunt for orientation

Building bears

New freshmen and transfers brought enthusiasm, ideas and selfies to Golden Bear Orientation on Thursday. Check out more shots on Instagram

Building bears

8/17/2018 New freshmen and transfers brought enthusiasm, ideas and selfies to Golden Bear Orientation on Thursday. Check out more shots on Instagram .

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Working in sync

8/2/2018 The Sutardja Center's unique Sports Tech Collider Sprint brings together a cross-section of student athletes and STEM majors to explore ways that entrepreneurship and technology innovation can create competitive advantages for athletes and sports teams.

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New high rankings for Berkeley, engineering

8/16/2018 New global rankings place UC Berkeley at the pinnacle of public universities and fifth overall in the world. The 2018 Academic Rankings of World Universities also score several Berkeley Engineering programs highly, including top-3 rankings for materials science and engineering, electrical and electronic engineering and biotechnology.

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Engineering engraved on McLaughlin Hall frieze
  • 'Location history' off? Google's still tracking you

    8/17/2018 AP News - Computer science graduate student K. Shankari tipped the Associated Press off to the persistence of Google's movement tracking, even for users who explicitly tell the company not to do so.

  • NSF funds extreme events reconnaissance network

    8/15/2018 PEER - The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant to the Structural Extreme Events Reconnaissance (StEER) Network, which aims to improve reporting and coordination by the natural hazards engineering community in the aftermath of earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes and other extreme events. UC Berkeley is one of StEER's three primary nodes.

  • 90 years of unmatched nuclear innovation

    8/10/2018 Daily Californian - In an op-ed, nuclear engineering professor and chair Peter Hosemann and researcher Alan Bolind recount UC Berkeley's phenomenal legacy in nuclear engineering research.

  • From cyclotrons to wetsuits

    8/10/2018 Daily Californian - In a special issue marking UC Berkeley's 150th anniversary, a review of the campus's history of scientific endeavors features Berkeley Engineering figures in a variety of prominent roles, including Vice Chancellor for Research (and EECS professor) Randy Katz.

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: Raymond Davis, materials lab leader.

Raymond Davis


Berkeley Engineering programs ranked in the top 3 nationally by USN&WR

Stellar faculty

Our faculty includes 74 members of the National Academy of Engineering