06/22/22 — Remains the largest multidirectional earthquake simulator in the US
05/16/22 — Pister, a structural engineering professor who devoted more than 70 years to the university, to higher education and to expanding educational opportunities for students from kindergarten to graduate school, was 96.
04/26/22 — In honor of Earth Day, students from professor Tina Chow's CE 105 class joined with Edison High School to build and distribute air purifiers to the south Stockton community
04/15/22 — A study has found a strong association between present-day air pollution levels and historical patterns of redlining.
04/15/22 — Using a novel method to detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus, researchers worked with public agencies to monitor infection levels in local wastewater samples.
04/15/22 — Tests on a smoke forecasting model from the NOAA has allowed researchers to pinpoint areas for improvement.
04/14/22 — New research shows no negative impact on children's digestive bacteria from chlorinated drinking water
04/07/22 — Partnership with Oakland schools, civic leaders and local practitioners aims to bolster workforce, improve engineering equity
04/05/22 — Award recognizes his outstanding vision and lasting global impact in water research
03/09/22 — Public Health: Research led by Berkeley civil engineers finds racism from the 1930s is still influencing environmental inequality today
02/09/22 — Mechanical engineering professor among 76 academy members at Berkeley Engineering
02/07/22 — Three Berkeley Engineering faculty — Steve Conolly of bioengineering and EECS, bioengineer Niren Murthy and mineral engineer Kenichi Soga of CEE — are among four winners of the campus's 2022 Bakar Prize for technological innovations that promise solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems
01/27/22 — SFGate: While indicators suggest COVID-19 cases are on the decline across the Bay Area, wastewater analyzed for SARS-CoV-2 at Berkeley Engineering professor Kara Nelson's lab suggests that three areas of the region may have yet to peak.
01/21/22 — Kicking off Season 2 of the Berkeley Voices podcast, water engineer David Sedlak explains how ever-thirstier California can fight back against climate change by learning to recycle the water we use
12/20/21 — EPA: Award to support engagement and better communication of health risks of underserved and marginalized groups in California’s San Francisco Bay Area.
12/09/21 — ABC7 News: A team led by Kara Nelson, professor of civil and environmental engineering, has identified the COVID-19 variant in samples of sewage from two California sites, one of them in the Bay Area.
11/15/21 — Researchers have developed a low-cost, non-electric, reusable warming device that can reduce infant mortality rates.
11/15/21 — On wildfire days, taking steps like closing up houses and using indoor filtration can cut the infiltration of PM2.5 particulate matter into homes by half.
11/15/21 — Research shows that levels of air pollution vary not only by region, such as between urban and rural areas, but by city block.
11/12/21 — DesRoches is the seventh Berkeley Engineering alumnus to become the head of a university in the past four years