06/29/22 — Breakthrough by Berkeley engineers could dramatically improve the efficiency of lasers for sensing, communication and imaging
Devices & inventions
06/22/22 — Robot arms don’t have to compromise on speed
05/23/22 — Berkeley News: Engineers put 3D printing technology to the test for possible use on future NASA space missions
04/15/22 — A new technique for making wearable sensors replaces photolithography with a $200 vinyl cutter.
04/15/22 — A high-resolution LiDAR chip that uses MEMS switches may lead to the next generation of powerful, low-cost 3D sensors.
04/15/22 — Master of Design students launch new medical device startup to address ventilator shortages around the world.
04/14/22 — New system enables faster production, greater optical quality and design flexibility
03/09/22 — Work led by UC Berkeley researchers could lead to new generation of powerful, low-cost 3D sensors for autonomous cars, drones, robots, smartphones and more.
02/04/22 — Berkeley Lab: Breakthrough by materials scientist Ting Xu and her team could enable large-scale manufacturing of nanomaterials for industry
01/19/22 — Interesting Engineering: Researchers at Berkeley's High Performance Robotics Laboratory (HiPeRLab) have developed an experimental drone called the Midair Reconfigurable Quadcopter that can shape-shift in midair, as seen in the lab's video.
01/04/22 — A ventilator startup finds its life force at Berkeley Engineering
12/07/21 — With support from his Bakar Fellowship, EECS associate professor Boubacar Kante is preparing to fabricate a prototype of a new laser with a range of applications from microsurgery to satellite telemetry.
11/15/21 — Materials science professor Ting Xu is re-engineering plastics for the age of sustainability.
11/15/21 — Using a method called isochoric supercooling, researchers revived human heart tissue after it had been preserved in a subfreezing state for days.
08/26/21 — Berkeley Lab: EECS professor Ali Javey's team has devised a simple tactic to increase the efficiency and brightness of LED devices
08/18/21 — Bakar Fellows: EECS assistant professor Rikky Muller has developed comfortable earbuds that detect and record brain activity, a platform technology that could support consumer and health monitoring apps
07/02/21 — Flexible, durable robot developed by mechanical engineering professor Liwei Lin's team could become an asset for search and rescue operations
06/24/21 Blum Center — Prototypes developed through a Blum Center for Developing Economies class tackle language, diplomacy and distance barriers
05/03/21 New York Times — Real scalpels, artificial intelligence — what could go wrong? That's what the researchers and doctors in Ken Goldberg's lab aim to find out.
04/29/21 Berkeley Lab — Technology developed by Ashok Gadgil's team shows a big drop in infant mortality in Rwanda hospitals