04/02/20 — Converting CPAP and BiPAP machines safely could add tens of thousands to COVID-19 ventilator supply
04/02/20 — A group of Berkeley students have created a website/app that contains localized information about COVID-19
04/02/20 — Professor Michel Maharbiz is working with medical device makers to allow hospital staff to remotely monitor and adjust patients' ventilators
04/02/20 — Professor Amy Herr is part of a research consortium that seeks to provide scientific consensus on face mask sterilization methods
04/02/20 — Professor Bin Yu and her team are developing models to connect hospitals with needed supplies
04/01/20 Wired — EECS professor Costas Spanos thinks you should track your workers and hand over the lights and temperature controls to artificial intelligence
03/31/20 Berkeley NewsCenter — Berkeley’s Environmental Design Archives highlights the life and works of an iconic architect and a Berkeley Engineering alumna.
03/26/20 — UC Berkeley and UIUC are the headquarters for the C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute, which announced a call for research proposals for AI technology to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.
03/18/20 — Berkeley researchers utilize photolithography and programmable DNA to rapidly “print” two-dimensional arrays of cells and proteins that mimic cellular environments in the body
03/17/20 — In the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, the college ranked third out of more than 200 graduate engineering schools
03/12/20 — Researchers are closer than ever to deploying technology that can help detect the illicit production of plutonium, a key fuel for nuclear bombs
03/05/20 — The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute bestowed Moehle, a professor of civil and environmental engineering, with the George W. Housner Medal
03/05/20 VentureBeat — UC Berkeley robotics lab director Ken Goldberg predicts that if COVID-19 becomes a pandemic, it may lead to more robots in more environments
03/03/20 — Alumni develop algorithms that will help predict possible heart failure
03/02/20 — Berkeley’s fourth comprehensive capital campaign, Light the Way: The Campaign for Berkeley, is one of the largest launched by any U.S. university, public or private.
03/02/20 — Berkeley Engineering has raised $476 million to date for faculty, students, facilities and programs
02/27/20 Popular Mechanics — 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 UMD Right Now — Pines, the current dean of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering, will start his appointment July 1.