05/24/23 — Spring 2023 issue delves into topics ranging from sustainability to aerospace to health and aging
05/17/23 — We’re celebrating the inaugural year of our aerospace engineering program, our first new undergraduate major in 25 years.
05/17/23 — The Space Enterprise at Berkeley student team launched a liquid-fueled rocket that reached 11,000 feet in altitude.
01/10/23 — Alexander Alvara pushes past life's obstacles and sets his sights on new frontiers in engineering
11/07/22 — Professor Adam Arkin and CUBES researchers are using synthetic biology to find solutions for living on Mars — and a rapidly changing Earth.
11/07/22 — The Berkeley Engineering Fund supports the college’s greatest needs, such as our new aerospace engineering major.
11/07/22 — Alum Warren “Woody” Hoburg will pilot a spacecraft mission to the International Space Station in spring 2023.
07/07/22 — A NASA astronaut since 2017, Warren Hoburg (M.S.’11, Ph.D.’13 EECS) will be piloting the spacecraft Dragon to the International Space Station
05/23/22 — Engineers put 3D printing technology to the test for possible use on future NASA space missions
04/27/22 — The high efficiency, light weight and flexibility of the latest solar cell technology means photovoltaics could provide all the power needed for an extended mission to Mars, or even a permanent settlement there, according to a new analysis led by Berkeley engineers
04/26/22 — New findings may help determine the possibility of extraterrestrial life in our solar system
04/18/22 — The CITRIS Aviation team is collaborating with Caltrans to lay the groundwork for air mobility in urban areas
11/15/21 — To meet the growing demand for researchers in aviation, defense and space exploration, Berkeley Engineering has added a new aerospace engineering major.
12/05/18 Forbes — Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have conducted a successful 8-second flight test of an aircraft with an ion drive propulsion system, a larger version of the same cutting-edge technology that Berkeley engineers are using to fly centimeter-scale microrobots.
10/15/18 Medium — Six undergrad engineers are developing "SpinorSats" - each less than 10 grams, about the size of an Apple Watch - that they hope will be the smallest maneuverable satellites in space.
06/02/18 — LeoLabs' radar technology tracks space debris and determines if it is hazardous to satellites or other spacecraft.
04/30/18 — The student group Space Technologies at Cal is developing a balloon-based platform for near-space research. They recently launched a high-altitude balloon from Memorial Glade.
12/20/17 R&D — Aerospace engineer and astronaut candidate Warren "Woody" Hoburg (M.S.'11, Ph.D.'13 EECS) has been named Innovator of the Year by R&D Magazine for his pioneering work creating the Jungle Hawk Owl extended-flight drone.
04/13/17 — A group of Berkeley students is developing the tools and technologies for humanity's next big step - exploring the deep reaches of space.
02/17/17 New Scientist — For a crewed mission into deep space, every piece of technology and equipment has to be better: lighter, stronger, multi-purpose. NASA just funded two new teams of researchers, one led by Berkeley bioengineering professor Adam Arkin, to work toward that goal.