Industrial engineering

Exercising with Cal Fitness

Ph.D. students Yonatan Mintz and Mo Zhou

5/1/2017 Doctoral students Mo Zhou and Yonatan Mintz designed an app called Cal Fitness to tailor algorithms to meet a user’s unique needs.

Plant-based seafood lab report

Vegetables in a fish-shaped design

4/27/2017 SCET - Moving on from its plant-based meat course last semester, the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology is now tackling the challenge of creating plant-based seafood alternatives to combat the environmental problems caused by overfishing.

Meat substitutes on the curriculum at Sutardja Center

Berkeley  By Jonathan Kauffman, San Francisco Chronicle January 24, 2017      0      Good Food Institute Senior Scientist Christie Lagally speaks during a January session of UC Berkeley's Plant-Based Meat Challenge Lab, a class where students will compete to innovate new meat substitutes. Photo: Scott Strazzante, The Chronicle  Photo: Scott Strazzante, The Chronicle Image 1 of 2 Good Food Institute Senior Scientist Christie Lagally addresses the Plant-Based Meat Challenge

1/25/2017 San Francisco Chronicle - Most UC Berkeley students will tell you that they’re shooting for an A. But the 45 young men and women enrolled in the “Challenge Lab” at the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology are pursuing more ambitious goals: saving the world, and perhaps winning $5,000 in the process.

Can fitness apps make us fit?

Mo Zhou

1/12/2017 - Despite tens of thousands of fitness apps already on the market, IEOR grad student Mo Zhou has built another. But hers, currently being tested on UC Berkeley staff and students, aims primarily at determining which app features and functions are most effective in motivating physical activity.

Berkeley engineers named to 30 Under 30

Timothy Downing, Ankur Aggarwal, Thibault Duchemin and Tim Wang

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.

Sutardja Center advances innovation and entrepreneurship Down Under

Ikhlaq Sidhu (right) on the Breakfast program on New Zealand TV

12/16/2016 - As part of a keynote appearance at the Growing Entrepreneurs Summit in New Zealand, Sutardja Center Chief Scientist Ikhlaq Sidhu appeared on New Zealand television, speaking on whether entrepreneurs are born or made and explaining Berkeley’s approach to developing entrepreneurs.

Cal's first industrial engineer?

Lillian Gilbreth, pioneering Cal grad

12/7/2016 - In a talk titled “The Ingenuity and Courage of Lillian Gilbreth,” Purdue University professor emeritus Ferdinand Leimkuhler celebrated the pre-IEOR graduate for her engineering ingenuity and her efforts to get more women into the workplace.

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