09/13/21 — Latest U.S. News & World Report national rankings maintain Berkeley’s tie with Stanford
09/07/21 — Bakar Fellows: Graduate student Tianshi Wang and EECS professor Jaijeet Roychowdhury invented a novel type of computer that rapidly and efficiently solves combinatorial optimization problems
09/07/21 — Researchers used Google Street View cars to show that levels of air pollution vary not only by region, such as between urban and rural areas, but also by city street
09/06/21 — Researchers report that moisture-induced energy harvesting could be a potential new source of power, particularly in areas of naturally high humidity
09/02/21 — CNR: Five assistant professors, including civil and environmental engineering's Maya Carrasquillo, will bring their disparate perspectives to research on battling the “climate gap”
09/01/21 — Berkeley News: Environmental engineers used crowdsourced data to measure indoor air quality during California’s wildfires.
08/31/21 — Professor Ting Xu and her students have come up with a solution for the global problem of single-use plastics: embed enzymes so that the unwanted plastic can self-destruct with a little heat and water
08/31/21 — Bakar Fellows: EECS professor Kristofer Pister's research shows how embedding batteries on a chip could enable wearable sensors
08/26/21 — Berkeley Lab: EECS professor Ali Javey's team has devised a simple tactic to increase the efficiency and brightness of LED devices
08/26/21 — Amazon Science: Alexandre Bayen's research, combining machine learning with big data, looks at how coordinated automation could improve traffic flow, boost efficiency and slash emissions
08/26/21 — Berkeley team of chemists and engineer wins CO2 Conversion Challenge to make sugar in space from carbon dioxide
08/26/21 — National Institute of Standards and Technology investigation leaders include CEE alumni Judith Mitrani-Reiser and Glenn Bell and professor Jack Moehle
08/18/21 — Civil engineering professor Khalid Mosalam used 3-D modeling and simulations to assess the tragic collapse of a high-rise Florida condominium for a Washington Post investigation.
08/18/21 — Bakar Fellows: EECS assistant professor Rikky Muller has developed comfortable earbuds that detect and record brain activity, a platform technology that could support consumer and health monitoring apps
08/17/21 — Parts of the UC Berkeley campus were converted into a racecourse for high school students on Saturday (Aug. 14) as part of a Robot Open Autonomous Racing (ROAR) competition. The event capped the summer ROAR Academy in which dozens of students worked with autonomous driving algorithms and tested them in Python-based environments. The ROAR competition […]
08/16/21 — Berkeley researchers develop algorithm for method that identifies cancer from blood tests, well before first symptoms are present.
08/11/21 — Material's "magical" properties under stress and strain could help meet growing demand in optical communications and more
08/06/21 Blum Center — Berkeley's Blum Center for Developing Economies will be a primary beneficiary, expanding its food, energy and water systems work in Native American communities
07/29/21 — NSF awards $20M for researchers to deploy AI to tackle massive optimization challenges
07/20/21 — Berkeley Engineering alum blurs the line between art and science