01/21/21 — UC Berkeley researchers develop a novel technique, based on a microfluidic platform, for unraveling and imaging lengthy strands of DNA
01/07/21 — Nuclear engineering associate professor takes the helm at Berkeley Lab’s division for entrepreneurial scientists
12/21/20 — The armband, which combines wearable biosensors with artificial intelligence, could be used to control prosthetics or interact with electronic devices
12/17/20 — New catalytic process can stick polyethylene to metal or other materials, potentially boosting the economics of recycling
12/15/20 Silicon Valley Robotics — Berkeley-founded startup honored for its versatile e-commerce robots with an AI-enhanced operating system
12/14/20 Berkeley Lab — Methods from team led by nuclear engineering assistant professor Rebecca Abergel could lead to systems for both diagnosing and treating cancer in real time
12/10/20 — Project proposes a novel approach that blends AI and machine learning with guidance from human and computational oracles
12/10/20 — Bioengineering grad student Connor Tsuchida and others reflect on the joys of working in new Nobel laureate Jennifer Doudna's CRISPR lab
12/10/20 LBL — Scientists from Berkeley Engineering and Berkeley Lab have designed a rechargeable N95 mask with a custom fit
12/08/20 Quanta Magazine — EECS professor Jelani Nelson designs clever algorithms to remember slivers of massive data sets; he also teaches kids in Ethiopia how to code
12/04/20 — New diagnostic test, with accurate results in under 30 minutes, developed by scientists at Berkeley (including bioengineer Daniel Fletcher) and Gladstone Institutes
12/02/20 — Engineering professors Sanjay Kumar (bioengineering), Robert Ritchie (mechanical engineering and materials science) and Peidong Yang (chemistry and materials science) are among five Berkeley scholars elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
11/18/20 — First FDA-approved, rapid test for home use was developed by Lucira Health, founded by bioengineering Ph.D. graduates Debkishore Mitra and John Waldeisen
11/18/20 — Combining neural networks with motion planning software gives robots the speed and skill to assist in warehouse environments
11/05/20 — An infant-warming device developed by civil and environmental engineering professor Ashok Gadgil and a Berkeley Lab colleague received an honorable mention
11/05/20 — Professor Junqiao Wu is developing next-gen technologies with vanadium dioxide, a compound that can change from an insulator to a metal.
11/05/20 — Professor Ashok Gadgil has found an affordable, scalable way to remove arsenic from drinking water.
11/05/20 — In a year of unprecedented challenges, the importance of our mission has never been more clear.
11/05/20 — Bioengineers have determined how tumor cells adhere to and move through brain tissue.
11/05/20 — Updates about Berkeley Engineering alumni, faculty and students.