06/12/17 — The Berkeley Engineering community has an inviting new space for meetings and collaboration with the June 8 grand opening of the V&A Café in Etcheverry Hall.
05/25/17 — Graduate student Mark Velednitsky has reduced a 28-page proof for the classic traveling salesman problem to just a few lines, which will make it far more accessible to future IEOR students.
05/25/17 MIT Technology Review — A dexterous multi-fingered robot, developed by IEOR professor Ken Goldberg and his team, practiced by using virtual objects in a simulated world, showing how machine learning and the cloud could revolutionize manual work.
05/09/17 WBUR — In this radio piece, IEOR professor Ken Goldberg participates in a panel discussion on what the future might look like as sensing, automation and robotics become more prevalent.
05/01/17 — Doctoral students Mo Zhou and Yonatan Mintz designed an app called Cal Fitness to tailor algorithms to meet a user's unique needs.
04/28/17 Daily Californian — UC Berkeley's College of Engineering and Haas School of Business are offering a highly selective two-degree program - the Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MET) program - that will begin in fall 2017.
04/27/17 SCET — Moving on from its plant-based meat course last semester, the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology is now tackling the challenge of creating plant-based seafood alternatives to combat the environmental problems caused by overfishing.
01/25/17 San Francisco Chronicle — Most UC Berkeley students will tell you that they're shooting for an A. But the 45 young men and women enrolled in the “Challenge Lab” at the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology are pursuing more ambitious goals: saving the world, and perhaps winning $5,000 in the process.
01/19/17 — UC Berkeley has been awarded a $2.2 million grant from the State of California to help leading centers and programs accelerate innovation and entrepreneurship on campus.
01/18/17 — Crowdfunding platforms, such as Kickstarter, have opened a funding spigot to startups in regions that have suffered from a venture capital drought, a new Berkeley study shows.
01/12/17 — Despite tens of thousands of fitness apps already on the market, IEOR grad student Mo Zhou has built another. But hers, currently being tested on UC Berkeley staff and students, aims primarily at determining which app features and functions are most effective in motivating physical activity.
01/04/17 — Forbes magazine's 30 Under 30 list for 2017, a compilation of the brightest young entrepreneurs, innovators and game changers across 20 industries, includes four Berkeley Engineering alumni.
12/16/16 — As part of a keynote appearance at the Growing Entrepreneurs Summit in New Zealand, Sutardja Center Chief Scientist Ikhlaq Sidhu appeared on New Zealand television, speaking on whether entrepreneurs are born or made and explaining Berkeley's approach to developing entrepreneurs.
12/07/16 — In a talk titled “The Ingenuity and Courage of Lillian Gilbreth,” Purdue University professor emeritus Ferdinand Leimkuhler celebrated the pre-IEOR graduate for her engineering ingenuity and her efforts to get more women into the workplace.
11/01/16 — The College of Engineering and Haas School of Business launch the Management, Entrepreneurship, & Technology double-degree undergraduate program.
08/23/16 — The M.E.T. Program, our exciting new partnership with the Haas School of Business, will guide students to earn two full B.S. degrees - one in engineering, one in business.
08/22/16 The Guardian — Anthony Levandowski (B.S.'02, M.S.'03 IEOR) is one the most influential engineers behind self-driving vehicles. Now that Uber has bought his latest startup, Otto, he talks about how it all started with a phone call from Mom.
08/10/16 — IEOR professor Anil Aswani, in partnership with colleagues from UCSF and Stanford, is investigating how mobile health applications can help individuals live healthier lifestyles.
08/01/16 — The Management, Entrepreneurship, & Technology Program, a new undergraduate offering that integrates the study of engineering and business, is designed to give students a seamless understanding of technology innovation, preparing future leaders who will create real-world impact.
06/02/16 IEEE Spectrum — The role of surgeons may change dramatically as more and more surgical tasks are automated within the next 10 years, says Ken Goldberg, a roboticist and professor of industrial engineering who recently programmed a da Vinci surgical robot in his lab to conduct surgical incisions.