1/24/2017 - Berkeley Engineering is a key partner in the new $253 million Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Innovation Hub, launched this month by the Department of Defense to create and deploy next-generation robotic technology.
Honors & awards
1/19/2017 - UC Berkeley has been awarded a $2.2 million grant from the State of California to help leading centers and programs accelerate innovation and entrepreneurship on campus.
1/6/2017 - Oscar Dubón, MSE professor and the college's associate dean for student affairs and equity & inclusion, has been selected as the winner of UC Berkeley's 2016 Chancellor's Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence and Equity.
1/4/2017 - Forbes magazine's 30 Under 30 list for 2017, a compilation of the brightest young entrepreneurs, innovators and game changers across 20 industries, includes four Berkeley Engineering alumni.
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.
11/1/2016 Reserved parking for Nobel laureates won’t be limited to cars anymore. New, gold-colored bike racks were installed just outside of the Free Speech Café in recognition of Berkeley’s contributions to the 2007 Nobel-prize winning International Panel on Climate Change.
11/1/2016 An April article in the magazine Science identifies Berkeley computer science professor Michael Jordan as the world’s most influential computer scientist.
11/1/2016 A companion to Tech Review's annual 35 Innovators Under 35 list features a list of seven innovators over 70. The new list includes electrical engineering and computer sciences (EECS) professor Ruzena Bajcsy and professor emeritus Michael Stonebraker, now at MIT.
11/1/2016 Five alumni — among seven engineers in all from the college — were named the Top Innovators Under 35 of 2016 by MIT Technology Review .
10/26/2016 Energy.gov - The Energy Department’s Better Buildings Challenge program on Tuesday recognized UC Berkeley for its leadership in energy efficiency, citing in particular the 65 percent energy savings at Berkeley Engineering's new Jacobs Hall facility.