02/27/20 - Popular Mechanics magazine named EECS professor Ruzena Bajcsy as one of 37 women who "upended science, tech, and engineering for the better." Bajcsy, who conducted pioneering work in robotics and artificial intelligence, joins a list that includes Katherine Johnson of NASA and Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie
02/20/20 - The research could lead to the development of ultra-sensitive devices that can quickly detect pathogens in human blood.
02/20/20 - The team, supervised by Professor Ashok Gadgil, will use the money to develop ways to remove arsenic from drinking water in California.
02/18/20 - Pines, the current dean of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering, will start his appointment July 1.
02/12/20 - Sanjam Garg, an assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences (EECS), and Aditya Parameswaran, who has a joint appointment in EECS and the School of Information, were among nine Berkeley faculty members to win the prestigious research honor.
02/06/20 - Per Peterson and Paulo Monteiro are among 78 Berkeley Engineering faculty members in the National Academy of Engineering.
02/05/20 - The Division of Computing, Data Science and Society (CDSS) is the permanent name of Berkeley's interdisciplinary division launched in November 2018.
01/29/20 - Covariant, an AI robotics company built on research that began at Berkeley, is garnering attention in the world of industrial automation.
01/22/20 - Studying how spaghetti reacts to water might offer clues to how robots built from flexible materials can better mimic human movement, according to Oliver O'Reilly, professor of mechanical engineering.
01/17/20 - Doug Tygar, professor of computer sciences and information management, died on Thursday, Jan. 16, at the age of 57. Over his 20-year tenure at UC Berkeley, he made key contributions in the areas of computer security, cryptography, privacy and digital rights management.
01/16/20 - Philippe Étienne said the quickening pace of technological change requires nations to immediately build “shared governance” of the internet through both existing and perhaps new global institutions.
01/14/20 - The social media giant hired Hany Farid to help it detect fake videos, but Farid says company's new policy is problematic.
01/08/20 - Researchers have created a synthetic membrane that could transform fields including medicine, life sciences, alternative energy and environmental science.
01/02/20 - Tarek Zohdi, Chancellor's Professor and Will C. Hall Endowed Chair in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been named the 2019 Fellow of the American Academy of Mechanics. This is an honor accorded to only one person per year in the country.
12/17/19 - RISELab spinoff Anyscale is building tools and infrastructure to run distributed applications, the next really hard problem for big data programmers.
12/16/19 - From cobalt-free to sodium-ion, Berkeley Lab scientist and MSE professor Gerbrand Ceder evaluates some of the most promising battery technologies in development.
12/11/19 - In a surprising new study, Berkeley researchers led by Xiang Zhang, professor of mechanical engineering, showed that heat energy can travel through a complete vacuum due to invisible quantum fluctuations, a discovery that could have profound implications for the design of computer chips.
12/09/19 - Berkeley's population of burgeoning computer scientists has recently grown a lot more diverse, thanks in part to a series of programs that were launched to support women and underrepresented minorities in computer science.
12/06/19 - The electrical engineering and computer sciences professor emeritus was recognized for his distinguished work with semiconductor models, particularly 3D device structures.
12/05/19 - Berkeley engineers have developed a mineral-coated sand that can soak up toxic metals like lead and cadmium from water.