Design

Cassie Cal makes campus moves on hovershoes

Cassie Cal

6/12/2019 TechXplore - A new video by the Hybrid Robotics Group, show bipedal robot Cassie Cal riding in hovershoes down a few stairs,riding on uneven outdoor terrain, up and down steep inclines, and leaning into a turn to go around corners.

Salto the jumping robot

5/22/2019 - Topping out at less than a foot, Salto the robot looks like a "Star Wars" imperial walker in miniature. But don’t be fooled by its size — this little robot has a mighty spring in its step.

Meet Blue, the low-cost, human-friendly AI robot

Thumbnail of video: Project Blue

4/9/2019 - Blue uses advances in artificial intelligence and deep reinforcement learning to master intricate human tasks, while remaining affordable and safe enough that every AI researcher — and eventually every home — could have one.

Prepping students to become Berkeley engineers

PREP Design Presentations

4/2/2019 - Every summer, about 120 incoming Berkeley Engineering students from nontraditional backgrounds arrive on campus to participate in the Pre-Engineering Program (PREP) and Transfer Pre-Engineering Program (T-PREP), which aim to prepare students for a successful academic experience.

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.

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