02/13/18 — The Black Engineering and Science Students Association and the Black Graduate Engineering and Science Students celebrated milestone anniversaries with a daylong event at Alumni House on Feb. 10, including a keynote address by alumnus and UC Davis Chancellor Gary May.
02/09/18 — Drew McPherson (B.S'17 ME) recently took the stage in San Francisco to give a talk at “People That Don't Normally Lecture.” He talked about the accident he had at 19 that left him paralyzed. He also talked about what came next: a desire to design and build things that help people meet a need.
02/07/18 — EECS professor Constance Chang-Hasnain is among 83 new members elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Two alumni also were elected to the academy.
02/06/18 Sutardja Center — Telling a Newton Lecture Series audience that he got "really good at failing," Berkeley alumnus Nikita Bier recounted his difficult journey to creating TBH, a viral app that allows teenagers to anonymously compliment each other through a series of polls.
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.
12/18/17 MIT Tech Review — Artificial intelligence expert and Berkeley Engineering alum Andrew Ng (Ph.D.'03 EECS) is on a mission to AI-ify manufacturing, starting with partners like Foxconn.
11/17/17 — Three Berkeley Engineering alumni - Siddharth Satish and Kunwoo Lee from Bioengineering and Han Jin from Industrial Engineering and Operations Research - are among the young stars included in the 2018 edition of the Forbes 30 Under 30 list.
11/01/17 — Obituaries for Berkeley Engineering alumni
11/01/17 — With mugs in hand, the college community gratefully welcomes a new café on the ground floor of Etcheverry Hall.
11/01/17 — Han Jin, founder and CEO of Lucid VR, was recently named to Inc's “30 under 30” list.
11/01/17 — News and photos of Berkeley Engineering alumni from decades past.
11/01/17 — The award-winning Tabla, a device that digitizes chest sounds for diagnosing pneumonia (and other ailments), began as a class project in Jacobs Hall.
10/31/17 — Sam Wood (B.S'68 EECS) recounts the early days of the radio station that would eventually become KALX.
09/26/17 California magazine — John Muir (the Berkeley civil engineering grad, not the naturalist) self-published How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive, AKA "The Idiot's Guide," almost half a century ago, gaining a cult following among hippies and their ilk that has kept the book in print to this day.
09/12/17 — Tabla, a low-cost medical device to diagnose pneumonia, has won the student category of Fast Company's 2017 Innovation by Design Awards. Tabla was created by a trio of mechanical engineering and bioengineering students as a classroom project for the Jacobs Institute's Interactive Device Design course.
08/22/17 PBS NewsHour — In a Brief but Spectacular video on PBS, Berkeley Engineer and entrepreneur Christopher Ategeka (B.S.'11, M.S.'12 ME) tells how he is using his influence to recruit health professionals to work in underserved parts of Africa.
08/10/17 New York Times — Two startup companies spun out of bioengineering's senior capstone design program are taking the world of remote health monitoring by storm. Monitoring devices by Eko Devices and Knox Medical Diagnostics are changing the landscape of medicine, the New York Times reports.
07/03/17 UCSF — As director of UCSF's Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, Tracey Woodruff (B.S.'85 EECS, Ph.D.'91 BioE) believes that we need to know more about environmental toxics so we can reduce our exposure to the worst of them and protect ourselves and our children from their harmful effects.
06/30/17 Berkeley Science Review — Traditional aid programs import finite resources that require an agency to distribute and maintain. Blum Center development engineers are changing the game by helping communities use their own resources, knowledge and people-power to solve their problems, says mechanical engineering alum Sonia Travaglini.
06/23/17 MIT — Anantha P. Chandrakasan (B.S.'89, M.S.'90, Ph.D.'94 EECS) has been named dean of MIT's School of Engineering. Earlier this year, Chandrakasan received an Electrical Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award from UC Berkeley.