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.
12/11/2018 - EECS professor Connie Chang-Hasnain has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, an organization that champions the societal benefits of university research.
12/10/2018 - Eli Yablonovitch, professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences, will receive the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering.
11/27/2018 - EECS professor Katherine Yelick and CEE professor Allen Goldstein, both faculty scientists at Berkeley Lab, were elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
11/14/2018 Obituaries for Berkeley Engineering faculty and alumni
11/14/2018 Class notes and other updates about Berkeley Engineering alumni and faculty.
11/14/2018 Alessandro Chiesa, Chelsea Finn and John Schulman were recognized on MIT Technology Review’s list of “35 Innovators Under 35.”
11/13/2018 - Recently retired IEOR professor Shmuel Oren, now serving as a professor of the graduate school, has been awarded the Berkeley Citation, one of UC Berkeley’s highest awards honoring individuals "whose achievements exceed the standards of excellence."
11/2/2018 - The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has selected eighteen teams, including two with Berkeley Engineering researchers, to participate in the Grid Optimization Competition. which aims to develop new management software for the nation's electricity grid.
11/1/2018 - UC Berkeley is forming a new academic division, provisionally referred to as the Division of Data Science and Information, to facilitate interactions among researchers, students and faculty in a wide variety of disciplines.