Fire & water

Restoring natural fire regimes to California’s mountains could be a win-win-win: more water, improved biodiversity and a reduced risk of catastrophic fires.

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Above: Civil and environmental engineering Ph.D. student Katya Rakhmatulina at the Illilouette Creek Basin in Yosemite National Park. (Photo by Adam Lau)

 Assembling an ionocraft microrobot  under a microscope

Microrobots fly, walk and jump into the future

Researchers led by Kris Pister are overcoming significant technical hurdles to push the boundaries of robotic miniaturization.

Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu

Q+A with Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu

New Berkeley Engineering Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu elaborates on her priorities and long-term vision for the college.

NextProf Nexus participants outside Blum Hall.

Expanding the pipeline

The NextProf Nexus workshop prepares diverse graduate students for careers in higher education.