12/21/20 — The armband, which combines wearable biosensors with artificial intelligence, could be used to control prosthetics or interact with electronic devices
Berkeley Engineering in the News
12/15/20 Silicon Valley Robotics — Berkeley-founded startup honored for its versatile e-commerce robots with an AI-enhanced operating system
12/10/20 LBL — Scientists from Berkeley Engineering and Berkeley Lab have designed a rechargeable N95 mask with a custom fit
12/08/20 Quanta Magazine — EECS professor Jelani Nelson designs clever algorithms to remember slivers of massive data sets; he also teaches kids in Ethiopia how to code
12/04/20 — New diagnostic test, with accurate results in under 30 minutes, developed by scientists at Berkeley (including bioengineer Daniel Fletcher) and Gladstone Institutes
12/02/20 — Engineering professors Sanjay Kumar (bioengineering), Robert Ritchie (mechanical engineering and materials science) and Peidong Yang (chemistry and materials science) are among five Berkeley scholars elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
11/18/20 — First FDA-approved, rapid test for home use was developed by Lucira Health, founded by bioengineering Ph.D. graduates Debkishore Mitra and John Waldeisen
11/18/20 — Combining neural networks with motion planning software gives robots the speed and skill to assist in warehouse environments
10/20/20 Daily Cal — Berkeley Engineering faculty go to great lengths to create engaging remote lectures.
09/23/20 — Graduate students from bioengineering, computer science and energy science are among more than 90 selected worldwide.
09/16/20 — Associate EECS professor is a pioneer in topological light sources and lasers
09/14/20 — Latest U.S. News & World Report national rankings lift Berkeley into a tie with Stanford
06/15/20 — The creators of BerkeleyDB have won the 2020 Association for Computing Machinery SIGMOD Systems Award for their "seminal work" on the revolutionary software library.
06/15/20 — A new study led bu bioengineering professor Irina Conboy suggests that plasma exchange could be the key to unlocking the body’s regenerative capacities
04/23/20 — Professor of energy and resources, public policy and nuclear engineering is one of 9 new Berkeley faculty members
03/18/20 — Berkeley researchers utilize photolithography and programmable DNA to rapidly “print” two-dimensional arrays of cells and proteins that mimic cellular environments in the body
03/17/20 — In the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, the college ranked third out of more than 200 graduate engineering schools
03/05/20 VentureBeat — UC Berkeley robotics lab director Ken Goldberg predicts that if COVID-19 becomes a pandemic, it may lead to more robots in more environments
02/18/20 UMD Right Now — Pines, the current dean of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering, will start his appointment July 1.
02/12/20 — Sanjam Garg, an assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences (EECS), and Aditya Parameswaran, who has a joint appointment in EECS and the School of Information, were among nine Berkeley faculty members to win the prestigious research honor.