Mechanical engineering

Heat-powered hat

Heat-powered hat

5/1/2019 Berkeley students have created WeLumen8, a baseball cap with built-in LED lights powered by human heat.

Going to extremes

5/1/2019 Researchers have developed a thermal regulator that improves the performance of lithium-ion batteries in extreme temperatures.

New 3D printer

ME grad student Hossein Heidari watches 3D printer creating a miniature of

5/1/2019 A new 3D printer uses light to shape solid objects out of a viscous liquid in a matter of minutes.

New hydrogen fuel catalyst

5/1/2019 Engineers used gelatin to create a hydrogen fuel catalyst that works just as efficiently as platinum but at a much lower cost.

Mass-producing biomaterials

Thumbnail of video: UC Berkeley innovations speed up 3D bioprinting

4/8/2019 - Researchers have developed a device that allows living tissue, bone, blood vessels and even whole organs to be printed on demand.

UC campuses celebrate National Engineers Week

UC engineer

2/21/2019 - In honor of National Engineers Week, University of California campuses are presenting snapshots of exemplary UC engineers, many of whom excelled despite formidable barriers and challenging backgrounds.

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