05/08/22 — Researchers have developed critical insights that could ultimately lead to a stronger, cheaper and more sustainable metal.
04/28/22 — Materials science and engineering professors are among nine new Berkeley members of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences
04/26/22 — New findings may help determine the possibility of extraterrestrial life in our solar system
04/13/22 — New study describes materials that offer stability and high conductivity in solid-state batteries
02/04/22 — Berkeley Lab: Breakthrough by materials scientist Ting Xu and her team could enable large-scale manufacturing of nanomaterials for industry
12/16/21 — Berkeley Lab: Rooftop material that automatically switches between radiative cooling in the summer to heat retention in the winter could lower household energy costs
11/15/21 — Materials science professor Ting Xu is re-engineering plastics for the age of sustainability.
11/12/21 — DesRoches is the seventh Berkeley Engineering alumnus to become the head of a university in the past four years
10/13/21 — The honor recognizes the outstanding contributions to physics by Lane Martin and Kristin Persson, both professors in the Department of Materials Science.
08/31/21 — Professor Ting Xu and her students have come up with a solution for the global problem of single-use plastics: embed enzymes so that the unwanted plastic can self-destruct with a little heat and water
08/26/21 — Berkeley team of chemists and engineer wins CO2 Conversion Challenge to make sugar in space from carbon dioxide
08/11/21 — Material's "magical" properties under stress and strain could help meet growing demand in optical communications and more
07/20/21 — Room-temperature 2D magnet could advance applications in computing and electronics
06/29/21 Berkeley Lab — 3D-grown material designed by Berkeley researchers could speed up production of new technologies for smart buildings and robotics
04/26/21 — By stacking and twisting graphene layers, researchers have converted a linear material into one with non-linear capabilities crucial to technology.
04/26/21 — A chemical process that converts polyethylene plastic into a strong adhesive could create economic incentives for recycling plastic bags.
04/21/21 — Ting Xu's lab has embedded polymer-eating enzymes in plastic to allow programmed degradation after the plastic's useful life is over
03/24/21 Berkeley Lab — Heavy elements and a really powerful microscope help scientists map uncharted paths toward new materials and cancer therapies
12/17/20 — New catalytic process can stick polyethylene to metal or other materials, potentially boosting the economics of recycling
12/10/20 LBL — Scientists from Berkeley Engineering and Berkeley Lab have designed a rechargeable N95 mask with a custom fit