07/01/20 Berkeley Research — Kenichi Soga, Chancellor's Professor in civil and environmental engineering, is using fiber-optic cables to monitor structures ranging from tunnels to building foundations
06/24/20 — Samples from a single collection station can reveal clues to how the SARS-CoV-2 virus is circulating in communities
04/14/20 — Engineers have developed a mineral-coated sand that can soak up toxic metals from water, cleaning up stormwater as it replenishes aquifers.
04/14/20 — Civil and environmental engineering professor Paulo Monteiro was elected to the National Academy of Engineering.
03/31/20 Berkeley NewsCenter — Berkeley’s Environmental Design Archives highlights the life and works of an iconic architect and a Berkeley Engineering alumna.
03/25/20 — From logistics algorithms to expert commentary, faculty in civil and environmental engineering are responding to COVID-19 calls
03/05/20 — The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute bestowed Moehle, a professor of civil and environmental engineering, with the George W. Housner Medal
02/06/20 — Per Peterson and Paulo Monteiro are among 78 Berkeley Engineering faculty members in the National Academy of Engineering
12/05/19 — Berkeley engineers have developed a mineral-coated sand that can soak up toxic metals like lead and cadmium from water.
10/25/19 — A team of earthquake engineers, working out of the lab of professor Steven Glaser, is taking research on asperities to a new level by studying fault mechanics at nanoscale.
10/25/19 — More than 18 million people in the United States are at risk from water pipes that leach lead. Now, researchers led by civil and environmental engineering professor Ashok Gadgil have devised a novel solution to this problem.
10/15/19 San Francisco Chronicle — Jack Moehle, professor of structural engineering, comments on the safety of towers that have transformed San Francisco's skyline over the past decade.
09/27/19 — The National Alliance for Water Innovation , which includes researchers from Berkeley Engineering, has been awarded a five-year, $100 million Energy-Water Desalination Hub by the U.S. Department of Energy to address water security issues in the United States.
09/23/19 — Berkeley Engineering, Berkeley Lab and MIT researchers have created a new tool that uses cellphone data to estimate building occupancy rates in urban areas, with the aim of optimizing energy use at a citywide scale - and helping to mitigate climate change.
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).
08/28/19 Wired — Berkeley Engineering's Alexandre Bayen and Liao-Cho are studying the impact that autonomous vehicles can have on traffic flow. And, their findings suggest that self-driving cars can help alleviate traffic.
08/21/19 Los Angeles Magazine — Traffic apps, like Waze, turned L.A. neighborhoods into "shortcuts." Los Angeles Magazine recently spoke to UC Berkeley's Alex Bayen and Susan Shaeen about how we got here and whether this trend can be reversed.
07/22/19 Berkeley Lab — Berkeley researchers have developed a new type of sensor network that is affordable and capable of tracking soot (black carbon). With more than 100 custom-built sensors installed across West Oakland for 100 days, the team created the largest black carbon monitoring network deployed in a single city.
06/07/19 Consumer Technology Association — During a natural disaster, fast and efficient collection of information saves time and lives. With AsTeR, a platform developed by Berkeley MEng students, victims will get help sooner and firefighters will be able to assist a larger amount of people in a limited time.