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.
8/1/2019 - UC Berkeley's Oral History Center recently highlighted the history of mechanical engineering professor emeritus George Leitmann, as well as Berkeley Engineering's contribution to the rise of the semiconductor industry and Silicon Valley.
6/20/2019 - New research shows that cuts in federal funding for science might endanger the innovation that increasingly fuels the modern economy.
4/3/2019 American Chemical Society - UC Berkeley researchers develop a rapid, cost-effective method to make lead pipes safe.
3/8/2019 Bloomberg Businessweek - Interest in combined programs that allow students to earn a degree in both engineering and business — like Berkeley’s Management, Entrepreneurship, & Technology (MET) program — is increasing among students and prospective employers.
1/29/2019 - UC Berkeley is launching a new blockchain-focused accelerator. The Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator will help entrepreneurs pursue ventures in the blockchain space, tap into the vast resources of the campus and Silicon Valley, and receive expert industry guidance to create high-value blockchain startups.
1/16/2019 - In a new paper, Berkeley engineers build on 35 years of research with new algorithms that compute robust robot pick points, enabling robot grasping of a diverse range of products without training.
12/3/2018 - Researchers from Intel Corp. and UC Berkeley's MSE are looking beyond current transistor technology and preparing the way for a new type of memory and logic circuit that could someday be in every computer on the planet.
11/15/2018 New York Times - A visit to Cal Hacks finds that for many young engineers, including Berkeley computer science students, the stigma of working for Facebook is beginning to outweigh the financial and other benefits.