03/17/20 - In the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, the college ranked third out of more than 200 graduate engineering schools
Honors & awards
02/20/20 - The team, supervised by Professor Ashok Gadgil, will use the money to develop ways to remove arsenic from drinking water in California.
02/18/20 - Pines, the current dean of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering, will start his appointment July 1.
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
01/02/20 - 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.
12/06/19 - The electrical engineering and computer sciences professor emeritus was recognized for his distinguished work with semiconductor models, particularly 3D device structures.
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.
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.
09/25/19 - Eight Berkeley Engineering graduate students - five from bioengineering, two from computer science and one from energy science - have been named to the Siebel Scholars Foundation's 2020 class.
09/09/19 - Berkeley Engineering's undergraduate program was again ranked third overall and the top public engineering school by U.S. News & World Report. Eight individual engineering programs were ranked among the top 5 in their respective fields, and all were in the top 10.
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).
07/29/19 - Berkeley Engineering has been recognized as an exemplar bronze medalist by the American Society for Engineering Education's (ASEE's) Diversity Recognition Program.
07/03/19 - Anca Dragan and Javad Lavaei have been awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). Newly hired faculty members Alvin Cheung and Barna Saha were also honored.
06/25/19 - Two Berkeley Engineering professors - mechanical engineering's Grace Gu and EECS' Raluca Ada Popa - were included in MIT Technology Review's list of “innovators under 35” today. This honor is given annually to technologists whose work has great potential to change the world
06/14/19 - Aaron Streets, assistant professor of bioengineering, is one of 22 early-career researchers joining the 2019 Pew Scholars Program in Biomedical Sciences.
05/10/19 - Tyler Chen, a joint major in materials science and bioengineering, is this year's winner of the University Medal, Berkeley's highest honor for graduating seniors. He's also an inventor, a black belt in taekwondo, and a relentless optimist.
05/01/19 - EECS professor Scott Shenker is one of eight UC Berkeley faculty elected to the National Academy of Sciences this year. He is considered to be one of the top computer scientists in the country and has designed new ways to configure complex computer networks.