8/12/2019 - In an effort to improve the transfer rate from California community colleges to four-year institutions, a program called Transfer-to-Excellence Research Experiences for Undergraduates offers these students an opportunity to work alongside UC Berkeley researchers.
6/20/2019 - A new UC Berkeley study from bioengineer Michael Yartsev is the first to observe synchronized brain activity in a non-human species engaging in natural social interactions. The finding opens the door to future study on how our brains process social interactions.
6/14/2019 - Aaron Streets, assistant professor of bioengineering, is one of 22 early-career researchers joining the 2019 Pew Scholars Program in Biomedical Sciences.
6/7/2019 Consumer Technology Association - During a natural disaster, fast and efficient collection of information saves time and lives. With AsTeR, a platform developed by Berkeley MEng students, victims will get help sooner and firefighters will be able to assist a larger amount of people in a limited time.
5/22/2019 - At two rainy commencement ceremonies, speakers called on graduates to draw on their Berkeley Engineering education to promote equity as well as innovation.
5/10/2019 - Tyler Chen, a joint major in materials science and bioengineering, is this year’s winner of the University Medal, Berkeley's highest honor for graduating seniors. He's also an inventor, a black belt in taekwondo, and a relentless optimist.
5/1/2019 Heather Bowerman’s company, DotLab, has developed the first non-invasive test for endometriosis.
5/1/2019 DETECT is a test that can quickly identify strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria by recognizing specific enzymes in urine samples.
4/8/2019 - Researchers have developed a device that allows living tissue, bone, blood vessels and even whole organs to be printed on demand.
3/22/2019 - BioE’s Niren Murthy, Irina Conboy and former postdoc Kiana Aran used a new device called CRISPR-Chip to identify genetic mutations in DNA samples from Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients.