Industrial engineering

Eye exams being performed at a hospital in China.

Better eye screening

10/25/19 — Researchers from the RADAR Lab have developed algorithms that can help with the diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy — the most common cause of vision loss among people with diabetes — by detecting features in retinal images with better than 97% accuracy.
Engineering students pose with Oski

Berkeley Engineering is #3 in U.S. News rankings

09/09/19 U.S. News & World Report — 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.
Jerome Singer

Jerome R. Singer, MRI pioneer, dies at 97

08/06/19 — Jerome R. Singer, professor emeritus and a pioneer in the field of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), passed away in July. Singer taught and conducted research in the electrical engineering and computer sciences and the biophysics departments at Berkeley for 25 years.
Commencement 2019

Berkeley Engineers off to change the world

05/22/19 — At two rainy commencement ceremonies, speakers called on graduates to draw on their Berkeley Engineering education to promote equity as well as innovation.
Graphic of health tools on portable device

Protecting health data privacy

05/01/19 — Artificial intelligence can identify individuals by correlating step data from activity trackers and smartphones with demographic data.
Ricardo San Martin lecturing

Q+A on the future of food

05/01/19 — Ricardo San Martin weighs in on the alternative meat industry and the challenges of developing plant-based meats.
Shmuel Oren and his Berkeley Citation

Shmuel Oren awarded Berkeley Citation

11/14/18 — Recently retired IEOR professor Shmuel Oren, now serving as a professor of the graduate school, has been awarded the Berkeley Citation, one of UC Berkeley's highest awards honoring individuals "whose achievements exceed the standards of excellence."

Berkeley engineers selected to modernize the grid

11/02/18 — The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has selected eighteen teams, including two with Berkeley Engineering researchers, to participate in the Grid Optimization Competition. which aims to develop new management software for the nation's electricity grid.
Ikhlaq Sidhu

Ikhlaq Sidhu wins education innovation award

08/01/18 — IEOR professor Ikhlaq Sidhu, faculty director and chief scientist at the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology, has been awarded the 2018 Major Education Innovation Award by the IEEE Educational Activities Board for his contributions in entrepreneurship pedagogy and innovative teaching methods.
Marissa Louie with several of her plush friends

The hidden social mission behind a trending toy

03/13/18 — A herd of stuffed animals with mix-and-match parts paid a visit to a Sutardja Center classroom to help students learn how they can design products to have a social impact - a subject dear to the heart of Animoodles CEO (and industrial engineering alumna) Marissa Louie.
Nikita Bier (right) being interviewed by Jeremy Fiance of the House Fund

How to build a viral app

02/06/18 Sutardja Center — Telling a Newton Lecture Series audience that he got "really good at failing," Berkeley alumnus Nikita Bier recounted his difficult journey to creating TBH, a viral app that allows teenagers to anonymously compliment each other through a series of polls.
Siddharth Satishm Kunwoo Lee and Han Jin

Engineering alumni among Forbes 30 Under 30

11/17/17 — Three Berkeley Engineering alumni - Siddharth Satish and Kunwoo Lee from Bioengineering and Han Jin from Industrial Engineering and Operations Research - are among the young stars included in the 2018 edition of the Forbes 30 Under 30 list.

Case studies in forward thinking

11/01/17 — Nine Berkeley Engineering faculty members share some of their forward-looking work and how it might impact what's to come.