12/15/23 — Funding will support “tabletop” physics that could change our understanding of the universe
11/06/23 — Latest Berkeley Engineer features a renaissance in nuclear power, innovating the next generation of batteries, and unearthing a legacy
11/06/23 — Molten salt technologies could pave the way for advanced nuclear energy systems that are safer, more efficient and cost-effective.
10/30/23 — Research will explore ways to advance production-ready quantum computing
12/22/22 — Andrea Kritcher (M.S.’07, Ph.D.’09 NE) and Brian Spears (Ph.D.’04 ME) share their thoughts on the future of fusion research and how their time at Berkeley shaped their careers
11/07/22 — Berkeley engineers have been testing and refurbishing critical equipment to send to the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.
08/05/22 — Russia's invasion of Ukraine left scientists at site of 1986 nuclear disaster without tools to contain the lingering radiation
02/25/22 — Nuclear engineering professor Karl van Bibber's research with plasmonic haloscopes could bolster physicists' new calculations of the mass of axions, a prime dark matter candidate
02/09/22 — Mechanical engineering professor among 76 academy members at Berkeley Engineering
10/21/21 — Kammen, who holds joint appointments in energy and resources, public policy and nuclear engineering, will serve as senior adviser for energy, climate and innovation for the U.S. Agency for International Development.
07/29/21 — NSF awards $20M for researchers to deploy AI to tackle massive optimization challenges
06/07/21 Berkeley Lab — Joint study led by nuclear engineering's Rebecca Abergel maps potential toxicity of lanthanide metals used in medicine, electronics
04/26/21 — New research could lead to advanced cancer treatments as well as a better understanding of a little-known element.
03/24/21 Berkeley Lab — Heavy elements and a really powerful microscope help scientists map uncharted paths toward new materials and cancer therapies
03/11/21 Berkeley Lab — Response to earthquake, nuclear plant disaster led Kai Vetter and colleagues to new programs and technologies
02/16/21 — This is the consortium's third five-year, $25 million grant, allowing it to continue its mission of educating nuclear scientists and advancing nuclear technologies.
02/03/21 LBL — Experiments by Berkeley Lab scientists, co-led by nuclear engineering assistant professor Rebecca Abergel, reveal some unexpected properties of this highly radioactive element
01/07/21 — Nuclear engineering associate professor takes the helm at Berkeley Lab’s division for entrepreneurial scientists
12/14/20 Berkeley Lab — Methods from team led by nuclear engineering assistant professor Rebecca Abergel could lead to systems for both diagnosing and treating cancer in real time
12/10/20 LBL — Scientists from Berkeley Engineering and Berkeley Lab have designed a rechargeable N95 mask with a custom fit