12/07/21 — One of 164 new NAI fellows, Shaffer holds appointments at UC Berkeley in chemical and biomolecular engineering, bioengineering, and molecular and cell biology
12/07/21 — With support from his Bakar Fellowship, EECS associate professor Boubacar Kante is preparing to fabricate a prototype of a new laser with a range of applications from microsurgery to satellite telemetry.
12/01/21 — San Jose Mercury News: In the face of a global chip shortage, the country’s loss of its world leadership role is a threat to national security that Congress has a chance to fix, Dean Liu writes. (Subscription may be required)
11/15/21 — Researchers at the NeuroBat Lab are learning more about the brain by studying the world’s only flying mammal.
11/15/21 — Materials science professor Ting Xu is re-engineering plastics for the age of sustainability.
11/15/21 — AI algorithms are equipping legged robots with an enhanced ability to navigate and adapt to unfamiliar terrain in real time.
11/15/21 — We’ve launched the Health Technologies Collaborative Lab to develop devices and systems that transform the way healthcare is managed and delivered.
11/15/21 — Mechanical engineering alum Alireza Lahijanian is the co-founder of Rbhu, a company that specializes in large-scale artwork and entertainment structures.
11/15/21 — A method that uses a common machine learning algorithm can help detect cancer from a simple blood test, well before the first symptoms are present.
11/15/21 — To meet the growing demand for researchers in aviation, defense and space exploration, Berkeley Engineering has added a new aerospace engineering major.
11/15/21 — Researchers have developed a low-cost, non-electric, reusable warming device that can reduce infant mortality rates.
11/15/21 — Using a method called isochoric supercooling, researchers revived human heart tissue after it had been preserved in a subfreezing state for days.
11/15/21 — The extraordinary agility of squirrels is tied to the many split-second decisions they make while leaping across tree canopies.
11/15/21 — On wildfire days, taking steps like closing up houses and using indoor filtration can cut the infiltration of PM2.5 particulate matter into homes by half.
11/15/21 — An AI system took first place in the 2021 American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, besting more than a thousand human contestants.
11/15/21 — Research shows that levels of air pollution vary not only by region, such as between urban and rural areas, but by city block.
11/15/21 — Archie Williams, a mechanical engineering alum, was recognized for his achievements in education, national service and athletics.
11/15/21 — Updates about Berkeley Engineering alumni, faculty and students.
11/15/21 — The Berkeley Engineering Fund give the college flexibility to adapt to adversity.
11/15/21 — Obituaries for Berkeley Engineering alumni, faculty and students.