8/16/2019 - A team of scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, is developing wearable skin sensors that can detect what’s in your sweat. They hope that one day, monitoring perspiration could bypass the need for more invasive procedures like blood draws, and provide real-time updates on health problems such as dehydration or fatigue.
Devices & inventions
8/6/2019 - Berkeley engineers have created the fastest silicon-based, programmable two-dimensional optical phased array, built on MEMS. This chip could lead to cheaper and more efficient medical-imaging devices and robust light detection and ranging (LiDAR) sensors for self-driving cars.
8/6/2019 - Jerome R. Singer, a UC Berkeley professor emeritus and a pioneer in the field of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), passed away July 30. He was 97. Singer taught and conducted research for 25 years in the electrical engineering and computer sciences and the biophysics departments at Berkeley.
8/1/2019 - UC Berkeley's Oral History Center recently highlighted the history of mechanical engineering professor emeritus George Leitmann, as well as Berkeley Engineering's contribution to the rise of the semiconductor industry and Silicon Valley.
7/22/2019 Berkeley Lab - Berkeley researchers have developed a new type of sensor network that is affordable and capable of tracking soot (black carbon). With more than 100 custom-built sensors installed across West Oakland for 100 days, the team created the largest black carbon monitoring network deployed in a single city.
7/15/2019 - A new device developed by Berkeley Engineering researchers could allow users to feel their way through an augmented and virtual reality experience.
6/25/2019 - The Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation will play a key role in the new Master of Design (MDes) program, an innovative advanced degree in design for emerging technologies.
5/1/2019 A new 3D printer uses light to shape solid objects out of a viscous liquid in a matter of minutes.
5/1/2019 DETECT is a test that can quickly identify strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria by recognizing specific enzymes in urine samples.
5/1/2019 Researchers have created a flexible sensor that can be used over large areas of skin, tissue and organs to detect blood-oxygen levels.