Design

Meet the future engineers

3/12/2019 - About 350 students from across the East Bay descended on the Berkeley campus last weekend for Engineering for Kids (E4K), a one-day science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) event for low-income fourth- to sixth-grade students. The annual event is organized and hosted entirely by Berkeley students.

This innovation removes deadly arsenic from India's water

Professor Joyashree Roy and project team member Sreeman Mypati tasting water from ECAR plant.

12/12/2018 The Better India - Everyday, tens of millions of people drink water that significantly increases their risk of cancer and other deadly diseases. UC Berkeley professor Ashok Gadgil amd Asian Institute of Technology's Joyashree Roy hope to fix that with an efficient and cost-effective system called Electrochemical Arsenic Remediation (ECAR) for removing arsenic contamination from drinking water.

Sports Tech - The future of Cal Athletics

Sports-Tech class

12/7/2018 Berkeley Science Review - A new collaboration between Cal Athletics and the College of Engineering, puts athletes and engineers to work developing base technologies or applications that improve athletic performance.

Out of the GAIT

Tanisha Randhawa with insole prototypes

6/1/2018 Students in the Fung Fellowship are building digital health technologies to meet the challenges of aging.

Taking the stage

Thumbnail of video: Drew's Story @ People Who Usually Don't Lecture

2/9/2018 - Drew McPherson (B.S.’17 ME) recently took the stage in San Francisco to give a talk at “People That Don’t Normally Lecture.” He talked about the accident he had at 19 that left him paralyzed. He also talked about what came next: a desire to design and build things that help people meet a need.

Exploring digital fabrication at Jacobs Hall

A student uses wires, soap and a handheld device to explore bending effects

1/29/2018 Jacobs Institute - A reconfigurable lampshade, a novel musical instrument, an affordable tool for surgery planning: these are among the student projects that used resources in Jacobs Hall to explore digital fabrication technology during the fall 2017 semester.

Inventing the future

11/1/2017 In a Q&A with Berkeley Engineer , Dean Shankar Sastry outlines his vision for the future of the college and beyond.

The future of engineering education

John DeNero teaching CS 61A

11/1/2017 Executive Associate Dean Phil Kaminsky writes about how the emerging triad of technology, entrepreneurship and design are being used to reimagine how engineers are prepared.

PREP by design

10/23/2017 - Electrical engineering and computer science freshman, Rebecca Chery, reflects on the lessons learned during a design challenge undertaken as part of the college's PREP program.

Behind the scenes with PREP

10/23/2017 - Matthew Brueckmann (ME’15) found his calling early — he wanted to be an amusement park engineer. This summer, he returned to campus to lead a tour of California’s Great America so that PREP participants could learn about the science and technology behind the scream-inducing machines.

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