02/25/21 — Berkeley engineers demonstrate new method of harnessing properties of lightwaves, enabling dramatic increase in the amount of data carried
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.
02/10/21 — Engineers build the most sensitive detector yet for spotting subatomic particles called axions
12/21/20 — The armband, which combines wearable biosensors with artificial intelligence, could be used to control prosthetics or interact with electronic devices
12/17/20 — New catalytic process can stick polyethylene to metal or other materials, potentially boosting the economics of recycling
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
11/05/20 — Professor Junqiao Wu is developing next-gen technologies with vanadium dioxide, a compound that can change from an insulator to a metal.
11/05/20 — Bioengineers have determined how tumor cells adhere to and move through brain tissue.
11/05/20 — A study has determined exactly how geckos’ flexible, hairy toes allow them to navigate shifting weight and slippery surfaces.
11/05/20 — Researchers have designed a microfluidic chip that gives scientists a look at the first stages of fertilization and early development.
11/05/20 — In a breakthrough in the field of ferroelectricity, researchers have made an ultrathin material that powers the smallest of devices with lower amounts of energy.
11/05/20 — Diluting the blood plasma of older mice has rejuvenating effects on the body, bioengineering researchers have learned.
11/05/20 — An ultrathin, flat optical metalens could lead to new advances in solar energy, virtual reality and medical imaging.
11/05/20 — In response to the pandemic, engineers at Berkeley pivoted their research to help test, treat and heal a growing number of patients.
10/29/20 — Advance could lead to new generation of ultrafast computer chips that retain data even when there is no power
10/29/20 — Berkeley civil engineers have developed a rapid, low-cost and effective method to test for the presence of the coronavirus in wastewater flowing through municipal sewer systems
10/23/20 — A compound in Chilean soapbark trees is a key ingredient in a COVID-19 vaccine; Ricardo San Martin wants to ensure that the bark is sustainably harvested.
10/20/20 — By stacking sheets of graphene on top of each other and twisting them, researchers have converted a common linear material into one with nonlinear optical capabilities crucial to everyday technology.
10/13/20 — The team built octet lattices out of polymer, creating a novel way to reinforce concrete
09/23/20 — Graduate students from bioengineering, computer science and energy science are among more than 90 selected worldwide.