07/07/20 — Resourceful and affordable, about 600 apparatuses from Grace O'Connell's lab head to Ecuador this month
Devices & inventions
06/17/20 Engadget — Berkeley Engineering researchers, in collaboration with an Intel team, have taught a surgical robot to suture by showing it surgical videos of actual doctors.
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
04/29/20 — Ramesh has created nanosized materials that can power small electrical devices with minimal amounts of energy
04/29/20 — Team from campus aerospace club, led by EECS sophomore, gets NASA support for QubeSat launch next year
04/22/20 — A team of researchers have managed to grow ultra-thin material on silicon that can power small electronic devices
04/15/20 — Engineers develop powered air-purifying respirators that can be rapidly manufactured using widely available components
04/14/20 — Researchers are using deep reinforcement learning techniques to equip robots with cutting-edge artificial intelligence capabilities.
04/14/20 — A new flexible, wearable device that can sense motion and give haptic feedback has applications for AR/VR technologies.
04/02/20 — Converting CPAP and BiPAP machines safely could add tens of thousands to COVID-19 ventilator supply
04/02/20 — Professor Michel Maharbiz is working with medical device makers to allow hospital staff to remotely monitor and adjust patients' ventilators
03/12/20 — Researchers are closer than ever to deploying technology that can help detect the illicit production of plutonium, a key fuel for nuclear bombs
03/03/20 — Alumni develop algorithms that will help predict possible heart failure
02/20/20 — The research could lead to the development of ultra-sensitive devices that can quickly detect pathogens in human blood.
12/03/19 — Pieter Abbeel, professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences, led a team of researchers to develop Blue, the Berkeley robot for Learning in Unstructured Environments.
10/25/19 — Researchers have developed a better technique to deliver macromolecules into cells, using inexpensive lab equipment.
10/25/19 — A new 3D printing technique may allow whole organs, living tissue, bone and blood vessels to be printed on demand.
10/25/19 — Engineers have created an insect-sized robot that can move as fast as a cockroach and withstand the weight of the average human.
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.
08/16/19 — A team of Berkeley engineers is developing wearable skin sensors that can detect what's in sweat, potentially supplanting invasive procedures like blood draws and providing real-time updates on health conditions.