12/11/2019 - In a surprising new study, Berkeley researchers led by Xiang Zhang, professor of mechanical engineering, showed that heat energy can travel through a complete vacuum thanks to invisible quantum fluctuations, a discovery that could have profound implications for the design of computer chips.
12/5/2019 - UC Berkeley engineers have developed a mineral-coated sand that can soak up toxic metals like lead and cadmium from water.
12/3/2019 - Berkeley's Blue robot named among Popular Science's 100 great innovations for 2019.
11/18/2019 New York Times - Electrical engineering and computer sciences professor Dawn Song, a leading expert in computer security and trustworthy artificial intelligence, is building a platform in which people control their own data online and are compensated for its use by corporations.
11/14/2019 Berkeley News - The newly launched Weill Neurohub, supported with a $106 million gift from the Weill Family Foundation, will bring together researchers in engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry and mathematics to speed the development of new therapies for brain and neural diseases.
10/25/2019 A team of earthquake engineers, working out of the lab of professor Steven Glaser, is taking research on asperities to a new level by studying fault mechanics at nanoscale.
10/25/2019 Materials scientists have created new inorganic crystals made of stacks of atomically thin sheets that spiral like a card deck.
10/25/2019 Researchers broke another record in thermophotovoltaics, raising the efficiency of converting heat into electricity from 23% to 29%.
10/25/2019 A new 3D printing technique may allow whole organs, living tissue, bone and blood vessels to be printed on demand.
10/25/2019 Researchers from the RADAR Lab have developed algorithms that can help with the diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy—the most common cause of vision loss among people with diabetes—by detecting features in retinal images with better than 97% accuracy.