6/19/2017 - After teaching a climate change mitigation course for more than a decade, civil and environmental engineering professor William Nazaroff has drawn a few conclusions. One is that it’s time to develop and deploy technologies that move beyond combustion.
5/19/2017 Vox - The latest in a series of Climate Lab videos produced by Vox Media and the University of California features the work of nuclear engineering professor and associate dean Per Peterson.
4/17/2017 ASCE - A group led by Berkeley civil engineering students will take an innovative, zero net energy house into a Denver competition this fall, organized by the U.S. Department of Energy.
3/15/2017 - UC Berkeley’s Energy Biosciences Institute has entered into a five-year, multimillion dollar research agreement with Shell International Exploration and Production Inc. to fund research that meets the growing demand for energy in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible.
3/8/2017 - The Berkeley campus has a new innovation hub, the result of a partnership between Enel, a multinational power company, and CITRIS and the Banatao Institute.
12/20/2016 - Justin Whiteley (B.S.'10 NE & ME) and Ian Hamilton, an alumnus of the Nuclear Innovation Boot Camp, are part of the first cohort for Chain Reaction Innovations, a start-up hub for sustainable energy innovators embedded at Argonne National Laboratory.
12/7/2016 - Jacobs Hall, home of the College of Engineering’s Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation , has won platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED program.
11/18/2016 University of California - Berkely Lab startup CalWave Power Technologies and its novel “wave carpet” earned second place (and a $500,000 prize) out of an initial 92 teams vying for the U.S. Department of Energy's Wave Energy Prize.
11/1/2016 Two alumni have co-founded New Sun Road, a technology company committed to implementing solutions to climate change and global energy poverty.
11/1/2016 Nuclear power production is on track for a reboot, with advanced nuclear technologies holding promise for cost-effective energy production.