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
03/05/20 - The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute bestowed Moehle, a professor of civil and environmental engineering, with the George W. Housner Medal
02/27/20 - Popular Mechanics magazine named EECS professor Ruzena Bajcsy as one of 37 women who "upended science, tech, and engineering for the better." Bajcsy, who conducted pioneering work in robotics and artificial intelligence, joins a list that includes Katherine Johnson of NASA and Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie
02/20/20 - The research could lead to the development of ultra-sensitive devices that can quickly detect pathogens in human blood.
02/12/20 - Sanjam Garg, an assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences (EECS), and Aditya Parameswaran, who has a joint appointment in EECS and the School of Information, were among nine Berkeley faculty members to win the prestigious research honor.
02/06/20 - Per Peterson and Paulo Monteiro are among 78 Berkeley Engineering faculty members in the National Academy of Engineering
01/17/20 - Doug Tygar, professor of computer sciences and information management, died on Thursday, Jan. 16, at the age of 57. Over his 20-year tenure at UC Berkeley, he made key contributions in the areas of computer security, cryptography, privacy and digital rights management.
01/14/20 - The social media giant hired Hany Farid to help it detect fake videos, but Farid says company's new policy is problematic.
01/02/20 - Tarek Zohdi, Chancellor's Professor and Will C. Hall Endowed Chair in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been named the 2019 Fellow of the American Academy of Mechanics. This is an honor accorded to only one person per year in the country.
12/16/19 - From cobalt-free to sodium-ion, Berkeley Lab scientist and MSE professor Gerbrand Ceder evaluates some of the most promising battery technologies in development.
12/06/19 - The electrical engineering and computer sciences professor emeritus was recognized for his distinguished work with semiconductor models, particularly 3D device structures.
12/05/19 - Berkeley engineers have developed a mineral-coated sand that can soak up toxic metals like lead and cadmium from water.
11/26/19 - Rebecca Abergel, assistant professor of nuclear engineering, and David Schaffer, professor of bioengineering and of chemical and biomolecular engineering, are among five Berkeley faculty members named new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
11/18/19 - Electrical engineering and computer sciences professor Dawn Song, a leading expert in computer security and trustworthy artificial intelligence, is building a platform in which people control their own data online and are compensated for its use by corporations.
10/25/19 - Grace Gu and Raluca Ada Popa were included in MIT Technology Review's 2019 list of “35 Innovators Under 35.”
10/25/19 - Professor Aaron Streets is joining the 2019 Pew Scholars Program in Biomedical Sciences.
10/25/19 - Class notes and other updates about Berkeley Engineering alumni and faculty.
10/15/19 - Jack Moehle, professor of structural engineering, comments on the safety of towers that have transformed San Francisco's skyline over the past decade.
10/07/19 - Professor Andrew Packard, professor of mechanical engineering, passed away in September. A popular and gifted teacher, Packard was a pioneering researcher in robust control theory.
10/07/19 - UC Berkeley received a $180,000 grant from the Public Interest Technology University Network to develop an innovative curriculum that encourages students to work across disciplines and understand the ethical, political and societal implications of technology.