10/24/23 — Distinguished CEE professor's technological innovations have profoundly benefited low-resource communities worldwide
08/24/23 — R&D World magazine cited the distinguished professor's 30+ years of innovations that profoundly benefited low-resource communities
08/17/23 — Nanoengineered meshes powered by sunlight work continuously to collect water and remove pollutants
05/04/23 — Successful water treatment technologies require a deeper understanding of users’ challenges
01/13/23 — Mathews Tisatayane (M.DevEng’22) applies his knowledge of development engineering and social entrepreneurship to provide fellow Malawians clean energy and new economic opportunities
12/22/22 — Berkeley's newest engineers — the first in the country to receive the M.DevEng degree — reflect on the importance of working together to develop global solutions
09/21/22 — Berkeley engineers have created a simple, low-cost arsenic treatment system to help low-income communities access safer water (With video)
04/05/22 — Award recognizes his outstanding vision and lasting global impact in water research
03/01/22 — Statement from Blum Center leaders mourns death of Berkeley alumnus and champion of development engineering
11/15/21 — Researchers have developed a low-cost, non-electric, reusable warming device that can reduce infant mortality rates.
08/06/21 Blum Center — Berkeley's Blum Center for Developing Economies will be a primary beneficiary, expanding its food, energy and water systems work in Native American communities
06/24/21 Blum Center — Prototypes developed through a Blum Center for Developing Economies class tackle language, diplomacy and distance barriers
04/29/21 Berkeley Lab — Technology developed by Ashok Gadgil's team shows a big drop in infant mortality in Rwanda hospitals
11/05/20 — An infant-warming device developed by civil and environmental engineering professor Ashok Gadgil and a Berkeley Lab colleague received an honorable mention
11/05/20 — Professor Ashok Gadgil has found an affordable, scalable way to remove arsenic from drinking water.
04/10/20 — Paige Balcom is co-founder of Takataka Plastics, which has its roots in Berkeley's Big Ideas Contest.
10/07/19 — New center will help visitors and students learn what the college has to offer
05/04/18 Graduate Division — At the UC-wide Grad Slam competition on May 3, environmental engineering doctoral student Joseph Charbonnet brought home the first-place ‘Slammy' - and $9,000 in prize money - for his three-minute talk on using manganese-coated sand to capture, clean and re-use stormwater.
02/13/18 — Ashok Gadgil, professor of civil and environmental engineering, redesigned a simple technology - the wood cookstove - to help women in refugee camps in Darfur, Sudan. The inexpensive and efficient Darfur stove not only reduced the danger of gathering firewood in the war-torn region, it also reduced health and climate risks from excessive smoke.
11/07/17 — Byron Zhang (B.S'15 EECS) is using computer science to make health care more accessible in developing economies.