Honors & awards

Tarek Zohdi named 2019 AAM Fellow

Tarek Zohdi

1/2/2020 American Academy of Mechanics - Tarek Zohdi, professor of mechanical engineering, has been named the 2019 Fellow of the American Academy of Mechanics, an honor accorded to only one person per year in the country.

Chenming Hu awarded IEEE Medal of Honor

IEEE Mefdal of Honor winner Chenming Hu

12/6/2019 IEEE - The electrical engineering and computer sciences professor emeritus was recognized for his distinguished work with semiconductor models, particularly 3D device structures.

Abergel, Schaffer named to AAAS

Rebecca Abergel and David Schaffer

11/26/2019 - Rebecca Abergel, assistant professor of nuclear engineering, and David Schaffer, professor of bioengineering and of chemical and biomolecular engineering, are among five Berkeley faculty members named new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Alum honored as MEMS pioneer

10/25/2019 Kurt Peterson was awarded the 2019 IEEE Medal of Honor for his contributions to microelectromechanical systems research.

New & noteworthy

10/25/2019 Class notes and other updates about Berkeley Engineering alumni and faculty.

Two faculty named top innovators

Grace Gu and Raluca Ada Popa

10/25/2019 Grace Gu and Raluca Ada Popa were included in MIT Technology Review’s 2019 list of “35 Innovators Under 35.”

Streets named Pew Scholar

Aaron Streets

10/25/2019 Professor Aaron Streets is joining the 2019 Pew Scholars Program in Biomedical Sciences.

Eight Berkeley engineers honored as Siebel Scholars

9/25/2019 - Eight Berkeley Engineering graduate students — five from bioengineering, two from computer science and one from energy science — have been named to the Siebel Scholars Foundation’s 2020 class.

Berkeley Engineering is #3 in U.S. News rankings

Engineering students pose with Oski

9/9/2019 U.S. News & World Report - Berkeley Engineering's undergraduate program was again ranked third overall and the top public engineering school by U.S. News & World Report. Eight individual engineering programs were ranked among the top 5 in their respective fields, and all were in the top 10.