10/10/16 Jacobs Institute — Elizabeth Gerber from Northwestern University discusses "Understanding and Designing for Collective Innovation." October 13, Noon-1 p.m., 310 Jacobs Hall
08/02/16 Medium — Jacobs Hall, Berkeley's hub for design innovation, welcomed a new addition this spring: an M1 3-D printer from Bay Area company Carbon, which takes a new, photochemical approach to additive manufacturing.
07/15/16 — During the college's weeklong Girls in Engineering program, young makers build kid-size prosthetic hands from 3-D-printed parts to donate to children in need.
07/13/16 — An eight-week summer program for Berkeley juniors and seniors, the BIE prepares bioengineers to bridge engineering innovation and unmet clinical needs.
07/01/16 California Council on Science & Technology — UC Berkeley and UC San Diego, both located in world-renowned hubs of engineering education and high-tech innovation, have both invested in facilities that break the mold of traditional engineering education, looking to the Maker movement for inspiration.
05/17/16 Medium — After a semester in which nearly 30 courses took place in Jacobs Hall, the Jacobs Spring Design Showcase offered a look at how an interdisciplinary ecosystem at Berkeley is fostering a focus on design for real impact.
04/22/16 American Institute of Architects — In an Earth Day announcement, the AIA's Committee on the Environment selected Jacobs Hall as one of ten top examples of sustainable architecture and ecological design projects that protect and enhance the environment.
04/08/16 Make — Arduino’s founders and fans gathered at Jacobs Hall on April 2 for Arduino Day, a worldwide celebration of the open-source electronics platform that allowed makers and enthusiasts to show off their projects, share ideas and participate in workshops.
03/28/16 Office of Sustainability & Energy — Jacobs Hall, new home of the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, has won a 2016 Higher Education Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Best Practice Award for its efficient use and reuse of energy and water.
03/15/16 — Sonia Travaglini, a Ph.D. candidate in mechanical engineering, studies the properties of fungus to discover the composite materials of the future.
03/15/16 — Ocean waves constantly generate energy. Berkeley engineers are trying to build a device to harness that power and convert it to electricity.
01/15/16 Medium — Jacobs Hall was buzzing with the sounds of new creations as the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation welcomed guests to the Winter Design Showcase.
12/09/15 — Prynt, a San Francisco-based startup founded by two graduates of a Berkeley Engineering entrepreneurship program, is bringing instant print photography to smartphones.
12/01/15 3Dprint.com — Several Berkeley engineering and design organizations held a 3D Printing Designathon for assistive technology at Sutardja Dai Hall on Nov. 14-15 commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
11/01/15 — In August, the campus community celebrated the opening of Jacobs Hall, headquarters of the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, with high hopes for the impact to emanate from the facility's studios and maker spaces.
11/01/15 — Prolific inventor and designer Jack McCauley (EECS '86) has made a $2.5-million gift to establish the McCauley Family Fund in Design Innovation to support programs within the Jacobs Institute.
10/30/15 — Lavanya Jawaharlal, a senior in mechanical engineering, and her engineer sister Melissa founded STEM Center USA to open up access to the fields of science, technology, engineering and math to more diverse students.
10/20/15 — The new EnableTech student group aims to develop creative solutions to minimize challenges presented by disability.
08/26/15 — On August 20, Berkeley Engineering celebrated the opening of Jacobs Hall, the new headquarters for the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation.
08/21/15 — With balloons, ribbon-cutting and four floors of student demos, the College of Engineering on Thursday threw open the doors of Jacobs Hall, where the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation will immerse students in hands-on, human-centered design.