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  • Map plotting location history of Google account user
    'Location history' off? Google's still tracking you

    8/17/2018 AP News - Computer science graduate student K. Shankari tipped the Associated Press off to the persistence of Google's movement tracking, even for users who explicitly tell the company not to do so.

  • Students shoot a group selfie as part of the Bear Building scavenger hunt for orientation
    Building bears

    8/17/2018 - New freshmen and transfers brought enthusiasm, ideas and selfies to Golden Bear Orientation on Thursday. Check out more shots on Instagram

  • Engineering engraved on McLaughlin Hall frieze
    New high rankings for Berkeley, engineering

    8/16/2018 - New global rankings place UC Berkeley at the pinnacle of public universities and fifth overall in the world. The 2018 Academic Rankings of World Universities also score several Berkeley Engineering programs highly, including top-3 rankings for materials science and engineering, electrical and electronic engineering and biotechnology.

  • House and car destroyed by tornado in Texas. Photo by Volkan Yuksel / Wikimedia Commons
    NSF funds extreme events reconnaissance network

    8/15/2018 PEER - The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant to the Structural Extreme Events Reconnaissance (StEER) Network, which aims to improve reporting and coordination by the natural hazards engineering community in the aftermath of earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes and other extreme events. UC Berkeley is one of StEER's three primary nodes.

  • Evan Rambo at football practice in Memorial Stadium
    Evan Rambo making plays in world of sports technology

    8/13/2018 San Francisco Chronicle - Cal football safety Evan Rambo teamed up with students from materials science and engineering, chemical biology and EECS to develop force-tracking wearable technology, a concept that won the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship of Technology' Collider Cup competition.

  • Daily Cal illustration of students wearing shirts featuring nuclear elements discovered at Berkeley
    90 years of unmatched nuclear innovation

    8/10/2018 Daily Californian - In an op-ed, nuclear engineering professor and chair Peter Hosemann and researcher Alan Bolind recount UC Berkeley's phenomenal legacy in nuclear engineering research.

  • From cyclotrons to wetsuits

    8/10/2018 Daily Californian - In a special issue marking UC Berkeley's 150th anniversary, a review of the campus's history of scientific endeavors features Berkeley Engineering figures in a variety of prominent roles, including Vice Chancellor for Research (and EECS professor) Randy Katz.

  • Nuclear symbol
    UC Berkeley to co-lead DOE center to study corrosion in nuclear reactors

    8/6/2018 - Berkeley engineers are co-leading a new DOE-funded Energy Frontier Research Center to study how extreme conditions such as radiation exposure and corrosion affect nuclear reactor materials. The new center, led by the Los Alamos National Laboratory, is called the Fundamental Understanding of Transport Under Reactor Extremes, or FUTURE.

  • Thumbnail of video: Cal Athletics: Sports & Tech - Working in Sync
    Working in sync

    8/2/2018 Cal Sports Quarterly - The Sutardja Center's unique Sports Tech Collider Sprint brings together a cross-section of student athletes and STEM majors to explore ways that entrepreneurship and technology innovation can create competitive advantages for athletes and sports teams.

  • Ikhlaq Sidhu
    Ikhlaq Sidhu wins education innovation award

    7/31/2018 - IEOR professor Ikhlaq Sidhu, faculty director and chief scientist at the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology, has been awarded the 2018 Major Education Innovation Award by the IEEE Educational Activities Board for his contributions in entrepreneurship pedagogy and innovative teaching methods.