9/19/2014 Daily Californian - Tami Bond (M.S.'95 ME), a civil and environmental engineering professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, was named a MacArthur Fellow on Wednesday for her research on the effects of black carbon emission and atmospheric pollution on global climate and human health.
Honors & awards
9/11/2014 Siebel Scholars Foundation - Eight Berkeley Engineering graduate students — five from bioengineering and three from EECS — have been selected as Siebel Scholars for 2015, joining a class of 83 of the most talented students from the world’s leading graduate schools.
8/29/2014 - Three Institute of Transportation Studies graduate students, Frank Proulx, Jesus Barajas and Lisa Rayle, have won coveted 2014 Dwight David Eisenhower Graduate Fellowships for their research in transportation planning.
8/29/2014 - Professors Kara Nelson, David Sedlak and Ashok Gadgil of civil and environmental engineering are among the Berkeley faculty selected for the prestigious Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge Initiative Award for 2014, which includes work on a sustainable water project in India.
- Ramamoorthy Ramesh, Purnendu Chatterjee Endowed Chair in Energy Technologies and professor of materials science and engineering and physics, has been named to the new position of associate laboratory director for energy technologies at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
8/20/2014 MIT Technology Review - An EECS post-doc and two Berkeley Engineering alumni are named to the 2014 MIT Technology Review “35 Innovators Under 35” list. All three are part of the humanitarian category. Post-doc Kurtis Heimerl , 30, developed the Village Base Station, which brings cellular telecommunications to remote places of the world. Heimerl is CEO of Endaga, a company founded...
8/14/2014 - A team of students in the Fall 2013 Bioengineering Senior Capstone Design course have won Second Place in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Undergraduate Design Competition this summer.
8/6/2014 The Independent - Lawrence Livermore scientist William Pitz (Ph.D.'82 ME) has been named to Thomson Reuters list of “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds” for his research papers on combustion modeling.
7/28/2014 - EECS and statistics professor Michael Jordan is the 2015 recipient of the prestigious David E. Rumelhart Prize for his contributions to computational models of human learning.
6/17/2014 - Saddiq Nuru, a recent graduate from the Fung Institute’s Master of Engineering program, reflects on his education, experience and ambitions. Nuru was chosen to deliver the graduate student address at this year’s College of Engineering commencement ceremony.