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
07/20/21 — Machine-learning breakthrough from Berkeley-based project could support action worldwide on climate, health and poverty
07/20/21 — Room-temperature 2D magnet could advance applications in computing and electronics
07/19/21 UCSF — Neuroprosthesis breakthrough from joint Berkeley-UCSF bioengineering program restores words to man with paralysis
07/19/21 Bay Area News Group — The CalSol student team departs in a week for the Midwest, solar car in tow, to compete in the 5-day, 1,000-mile American Solar Challenge — the team’s first return to competition after more than a year sidelined by the pandemic