09/28/20 — Five new faculty members are joining the College of Engineering as faculty fellows, with ample funding to equip labs, hire graduate students and get their research projects up and running.
09/23/20 — Graduate students from bioengineering, computer science and energy science are among more than 90 selected worldwide.
08/04/20 — The Advanced Technologies for the Preservation of Biological Systems (ATP-Bio) center could dramatically expand organ transplant options
06/25/20 — Long, membranous microtentacles help tumor cells work their way through brain tissue
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
06/11/20 — In this TEDMED talk, EECS professor Michel Maharbiz describes using extremely miniaturized implants to get a closer look at organs in real time
04/30/20 — Thanks to research led by Amy Herr, scientists can examine the crucial period when RNA molecules tell cells what they should do
04/25/20 Berkeley News — Berkeley bioengineer Patrick Hsu and colleagues at UCSF found flaws in many of the 14 serology tests evaluated.
04/24/20 — Rebecca Abergel, Paul Adams, and Adam Arkin are overseeing projects designed to boost coronavirus diagnostic technology
04/14/20 — Bats have synchronized brain activity when engaging in social behaviors, such as grooming, fighting or sniffing each other, according to a new study.
04/02/20 — Professor Amy Herr is part of a research consortium that seeks to provide scientific consensus on face mask sterilization methods
03/25/20 — Berkeley bioengineers have launched themselves into efforts to study the COVID-19 virus and outbreak, mitigate its effects, and support victims and caregivers
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.
10/25/19 — Professor Aaron Streets is joining the 2019 Pew Scholars Program in Biomedical Sciences.
10/25/19 — Researchers have developed a better technique to deliver macromolecules into cells, using inexpensive lab equipment.
10/25/19 — Berkeley bioengineers are developing new techniques and tools to advance CRISPR-Cas9 applications, which could have implications for nearly every genetic disease.
09/25/19 — Eight Berkeley Engineering graduate students - five from bioengineering, two from computer science and one from energy science - have been named to the Siebel Scholars Foundation's 2020 class.
09/09/19 U.S. News & World Report — Berkeley Engineering's undergraduate program was again ranked third overall and the top public engineering school by U.S. News & World Report. Eight individual engineering programs were ranked among the top 5 in their respective fields, and all were in the top 10.
09/05/19 — Three Berkeley Engineering professors have been named 2019–20 Bakar Fellows: Niren Murthy (BioE), Raluca Ada Popa (EECS) and Kenichi Soga (CEE).
08/27/19 — The Gates Foundation awarded a grant to Berkeley in July 2019 to support the scaled-up production of the LoaScope, a mobile phone-based microscope developed by bioengineering professor Daniel Fletcher and researchers in his bioengineering laboratory.