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
Berkeley Engineering in the News
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 - 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 - 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.
02/06/20 - Per Peterson and Paulo Monteiro are among 78 Berkeley Engineering faculty members in the National Academy of Engineering
01/29/20 - Covariant, an AI robotics company built on research that began at Berkeley, is garnering attention in the world of industrial automation.
12/17/19 - RISELab spinoff Anyscale is building tools and infrastructure to run distributed applications, the next really hard problem for big data programmers.
12/11/19 - 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 due to invisible quantum fluctuations, a discovery that could have profound implications for the design of computer chips.
12/06/19 - The electrical engineering and computer sciences professor emeritus was recognized for his distinguished work with semiconductor models, particularly 3D device structures.
12/03/19 - After studying the behavior of Jupiter's famous Great Red Spot with computer simulations, Berkeley researchers, led by mechanical engineering professor Philip Marcus, say there is no evidence that the giant storm is dying, despite observations over the past decade suggesting it is shrinking.
12/03/19 - Pieter Abbeel, professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences, led a team of researchers to develop Blue, the Berkeley robot for Learning in Unstructured Environments.
11/26/19 - Rebecca Abergel, assistant professor of nuclear engineering, and David Schaffer, professor of bioengineering and of chemical and biomolecular engineering, are among five Berkeley faculty members named new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
11/18/19 - 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.
10/22/19 - A computer algorithm developed by scientists at UCSF and UC Berkeley bested two out of four expert radiologists at finding tiny brain hemorrhages in head scans - an advance that one day may help doctors treat patients with traumatic brain injuries, strokes and aneurysms.
10/17/19 - UC Berkeley and UC San Diego material scientists have discovered the secret to Arapaima gigas's impermeable armor. The scales on this Amazonian freshwater fish could serve as inspiration for stronger, lightweight and flexible synthetic armors.
10/15/19 - Jack Moehle, professor of structural engineering, comments on the safety of towers that have transformed San Francisco's skyline over the past decade.
10/11/19 - Alexandra “Sascha” von Meier, adjunct professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences, talks about the risks posed by the current energy grid and possible solutions moving forward, including solar-powered microgrids.
10/07/19 - Professor Andrew Packard, professor of mechanical engineering, passed away in September. A popular and gifted teacher, Packard was a pioneering researcher in robust control theory.
10/07/19 - UC Berkeley received a $180,000 grant from the Public Interest Technology University Network to develop an innovative curriculum that encourages students to work across disciplines and understand the ethical, political and societal implications of technology.