8/6/2019 - Berkeley engineers have created the fastest silicon-based, programmable two-dimensional optical phased array, built on MEMS. This chip could lead to cheaper and more efficient medical-imaging devices and robust light detection and ranging (LiDAR) sensors for self-driving cars.
8/6/2019 - Jerome R. Singer, a UC Berkeley professor emeritus and a pioneer in the field of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), passed away July 30. He was 97. Singer taught and conducted research for 25 years in the electrical engineering and computer sciences and the biophysics departments at Berkeley.
7/3/2019 - Anca Dragan and Javad Lavaei have been awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). Newly hired faculty members Alvin Cheung and Barna Saha were also honored.
6/20/2019 - New research shows that cuts in federal funding for science might endanger the innovation that increasingly fuels the modern economy.
5/22/2019 - At two rainy commencement ceremonies, speakers called on graduates to draw on their Berkeley Engineering education to promote equity as well as innovation.
5/3/2019 - Thanks to cutting-edge machine learning techniques developed by IEOR’s Risk Analytics and Data Analysis Research (RADAR) Lab at UC Berkeley, millions of diabetic patients now have a cheaper and more accurate way to screen for eye disease.
5/1/2019 Ricardo San Martin weighs in on the alternative meat industry and the challenges of developing plant-based meats.
5/1/2019 Artificial intelligence can identify individuals by correlating step data from activity trackers and smartphones with demographic data.
1/31/2019 - A new 3D printer uses light to transform gooey liquids into complex solid objects in a matter of minutes.
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."