09/16/22 — Xu's work on plastic degradation wins recognition in the Engineering and Technology category
08/30/22 — Berkeley Lab: New breakthrough by Berkeley researchers could divert wearable devices and other flexible electronics from landfill
08/01/22 — UC Berkeley materials scientist and physicist will assume post Aug. 15
07/27/22 — Berkeley Lab: Atomic-scale movie upends 100-year-old theory, as materials scientists observe nanoparticles ripening in solution at record-breaking resolution
06/30/22 — Kaichen Dong, a Berkeley postdoc in materials science and engineering, has been named among MIT Technology Review’s 2022 35 Innovators Under 35 contest
06/24/22 — Berkeley Lab: Scientists led by materials science professor Lane Martin turn century-old material into a thin film for next-gen memory and logic devices
06/14/22 — Five engineering faculty among the seven honored for research that produces tangible, positive societal impact through commercialization
05/24/22 — Berkeley Lab: Berkeley researchers show that the new material conducts heat 150% more efficiently, a result that could lead to smaller, faster computer processors
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
10/21/21 — Berkeley Lab: Research led by Andrew Minor, professor of materials science and engineering, shows sustainable manufacturing potential of nanotwinned titanium
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