Berkeley Engineering in the News

A constantly updated archive of press clippings about Berkeley engineers and the College of Engineering.

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  • Students in lecture hall
    The latest course catalog trend? Blockchain 101

    9/19/2018 Wired - From a course teaching students to think like blockchain entrepreneurs to "collider sprints" at the Sutardja Center's Blockchain Lab, Berkeley is at the forefront of universities incorporating this multidisciplinary technology into the curriculum.

  • David Patterson
    David Patterson: Moore's Law is over

    9/18/2018 IEEE Spectrum - David Patterson, Turing laureate and professor emeritus of electrical engineering and computer sciences, says the demise of Moore's Law is a golden opportunity for computer architects and software engineers.

  • Portraits of eight Siebel Scholars
    Eight Berkeley engineers honored as Siebel Scholars

    9/14/2018 - Eight Berkeley engineers — representing bioengineering, computer science and energy science — have been named to the Siebel Scholars Foundation’s 2019 class, recognized for their academic achievements and demonstrated leadership.

  • Berkeley Engineering Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu talks with NextProf Nexus participants
    NextProf career workshop provides pipeline for diverse faculty

    9/11/2018 - Nearly 70 graduate students and postdoctoral researchers from around the country gathered at UC Berkeley for a three-day workshop designed to strengthen and diversify the next generation of academic leaders in engineering. The event, called NextProf Nexus, is hosted by Berkeley Engineering and Michigan Engineering.

  • Iron shavings showing magnetic fields
    Diamond dust boosts magnetic field detection

    9/10/2018 - Berkeley engineers have created a device that dramatically reduces the energy needed to power magnetic field detectors, which could revolutionize how we measure the magnetic fields that flow through our electronics, our planet and even our bodies.

  • Macchi bears
    Berkeley Engineering holds steady in U.S. News ranking

    9/10/2018 - Berkeley Engineering maintained its No. 3 position in the latest rankings of undergraduate engineering programs from U.S. News and World Report. The University of California dominated the overall rankings of public universities.

  • Discarded cup carried to storm drain by runoff water
    Engineered sand zaps storm water pollutants

    8/30/2018 - Berkeley engineers have created a new way to remove contaminants from storm water using mineral-coated sand, potentially addressing the needs of water-stressed communities that are searching for ways to tap the abundant and yet underused source of fresh drinking water.

  • Thumbnail of video: Everybody Dance Now
    AI-altered video makes it look like you can dance

    8/27/2018 Engadget - Experimenting with deep learning systems, a team of Berkeley computer science researchers is using artificial intelligence to make dancers look more skillful. The project uses algorithms to pass dance moves via video from a skilled dancer to a virtual skeleton to an amateur subject.

  • Fiona Doyle
    Fiona Doyle to retire

    8/27/2018 - Fiona Doyle, vice provost of graduate studies, longtime leader in the College of Engineering and campus, champion of student services and an influential pioneer in mineral engineering, will retire in June 2019 after a remarkable 36-year career at Berkeley. Read more about her many accomplishments

  • George Crow and the Mac team
    The art of innovation

    8/23/2018 California magazine - It's been a long, strange trip for George Crow (B.S.'66 EE), from proofreading textbooks for his Berkeley professors in the sixties to developing the original, groundbreaking Apple Macintosh computer (and its many offspring) with Steve Jobs and the Mac team.