Freedom phones

EECS Ph.D. student Yahel Ben-David and alum Barath Raghavan lead the De Novo Group, a research team developing the Rangzen smartphone app, designed to support dissenters and protect identities.

Above: Giulia Fanti, privacy researcher and EECS doctoral student (Photo by Noah Berger)

Work in the XLab

Where vision meets know-how

Take a look into mechanical engineering professor Xiang Zhang’s XLab, where Zhang and his more than 30 postdocs, Ph.D. students and visiting scientists investigate the emerging field of metamaterials.

Body mechanics

Berkeley engineers are building better bodies, one part at a time.

Alexei Efros

The big picture

EECS professor Alexei Efros seeks to bring large volumes of inaccessible visual data on the Internet to the public by filtering the information into more easily digestible nuggets.