New group to explore engineering solutions for wildfires
11/16/2018 Fung Institute - The newly formed Fire Research Group , led by mechanical engineering professor Tarek Zohdi, brings together scientists from UC Berkeley, the Space Sciences Lab and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory to find more effective engineering solutions for uncontrolled wildfires.
'I don't really want to work at Facebook'
11/15/2018 New York Times - A visit to Cal Hacks finds that for many young engineers, including Berkeley computer science students, the stigma of working for Facebook is beginning to outweigh the financial and other benefits.
Playing high school football changes the teenage brain
11/15/2018 - A single season of high school football may be enough to cause microscopic changes in the structure of the brain, according to a new study by researchers from three universities led by Berkeley EECS professor Chunlei Liu.
Dean's note: Coming together as a community
11/14/2018 - To come up with effective and impactful solutions, engineers need a diversity of perspectives, experiences and skills.
Expanding the pipeline
11/14/2018 - The NextProf Nexus workshop prepares diverse graduate students for careers in higher education.
Fighting fake news
11/14/2018 - Berkeley students have created SurfSafe, a machine learning tool that identifies when an online photo has been doctored.
A collision of talent
11/14/2018 - A course at Berkeley teams STEM students with athletes to develop sports-related technology.
Q+A with Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu
11/14/2018 - New Berkeley Engineering Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu elaborates on her priorities and long-term vision for the college.
11/14/2018 - Scientists have fabricated electronic switches and sensors directly onto paper, where folding it can switch circuits on and off.
From waste heat to energy
11/14/2018 - Researchers have developed a thin-film device that converts waste heat to energy, using pyroelectric energy conversion.
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