9/13/2019 Berkeley Lab - Nuclear engineering professor Rebecca Abergel and her colleagues at Berkeley Lab have developed a new pill to treat radiation poisoning. The pill could also double as an anti-gadolinium-toxicity pill for MRI patients injected with a commonly-used contrast dye.
9/11/2019 - In an underground vault enclosed by six-foot-thick concrete walls, nuclear engineering students are making neutrons dance to a new tune: one better suited to producing isotopes for geological dating, forensics, diagnostics and medical treatment.
6/4/2019 Berkeley Lab - Thanks to a new chemical separation method developed by nuclear engineering professor Rebecca Abergel, researchers now have a better way to attain actinium-225, a promising therapeutic isotope for cancer treatment.
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.
5/7/2019 - A first-of-its-kind online game is poised to revolutionize the field of war-gaming. This new multi-player computer game was custom-built to explore deterrence and decision-making in an escalating conflict.
5/1/2019 Researchers have built an online, multi-player video game to explore how nuclear weapons influence decision making in a conflict.
8/30/2018 Berkeley Lab - National laboratory researchers led by Berkeley Lab's Haruko Wainwright, a new associate adjunct professor of nuclear engineering at UC Berkeley, have developed a low-cost method for real-time monitoring of groundwater pollutants using commonly available sensors.
8/22/2018 San Francisco Chronicle - In an op-ed column, energy researcher Dan Kammen writes about why he believes California should — and ultimately will — pass into law the “bold goal” of 100 percent clean, zero-carbon electricity by 2045.
8/10/2018 Daily Californian - In a special issue marking UC Berkeley's 150th anniversary, a review of the campus's history of scientific endeavors features Berkeley Engineering figures in a variety of prominent roles, including Vice Chancellor for Research (and EECS professor) Randy Katz.
8/10/2018 Daily Californian - In an op-ed, nuclear engineering professor and chair Peter Hosemann and researcher Alan Bolind recount UC Berkeley's phenomenal legacy in nuclear engineering research.