01/02/20 American Academy of Mechanics — 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 Berkeley Lab — 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 IEEE — 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 New York Times — 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 — Obituaries for Berkeley Engineering faculty and alumni.
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 — Kurt Peterson was awarded the 2019 IEEE Medal of Honor for his contributions to microelectromechanical systems research.
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 San Francisco Chronicle — 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.
10/07/19 — New center will help visitors and students learn what the college has to offer
09/24/19 — Today, Berkeley Engineering unveiled a new diversity, equity and inclusion resource collection at the Kresge Engineering Library. The collection consists of physical books as well as electronic books and other electronic resources.
09/13/19 Berkeley Lab — Nuclear engineering professor Rebecca Abergel and her colleagues at Berkeley Lab have developed a new pill to treat radiation poisoning. The pill could also double as an anti-gadolinium-toxicity pill for MRI patients injected with a commonly-used contrast dye.
09/05/19 — Three Berkeley Engineering professors have been named 2019–20 Bakar Fellows: Niren Murthy (BioE), Raluca Ada Popa (EECS) and Kenichi Soga (CEE).
08/28/19 Wired — Berkeley Engineering's Alexandre Bayen and Liao-Cho are studying the impact that autonomous vehicles can have on traffic flow. And, their findings suggest that self-driving cars can help alleviate traffic.
08/27/19 — The Gates Foundation awarded a grant to Berkeley in July 2019 to support the scaled-up production of the LoaScope, a mobile phone-based microscope developed by bioengineering professor Daniel Fletcher and researchers in his bioengineering laboratory.