10/25/19 - More than 18 million people in the United States are at risk from water pipes that leach lead. Now, researchers led by civil and environmental engineering professor Ashok Gadgil have devised a novel solution to this problem.
10/25/19 - Berkeley Engineering is joining with other units on campus to offer a master of design degree and a joint MEng/MBA degree program.
10/25/19 - Researchers broke another record in thermophotovoltaics, raising the efficiency of converting heat into electricity from 23% to 29%.
10/25/19 - A new 3D printing technique may allow whole organs, living tissue, bone and blood vessels to be printed on demand.
10/25/19 - Researchers from the RADAR Lab have developed algorithms that can help with the diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy-the most common cause of vision loss among people with diabetes-by detecting features in retinal images with better than 97% accuracy.
10/25/19 - Nuclear engineers have created a more efficient method for separating out contaminants from chemical elements known as actinides.
10/25/19 - Computer science researchers are using groundbreaking machine learning technologies to expose deepfake videos, manipulated images and other types of digital deception.
10/25/19 - Berkeley bioengineers are developing new techniques and tools to advance CRISPR-Cas9 applications, which could have implications for nearly every genetic disease.
10/25/19 - Engineering Student Services plays a key role in the success and well-being of our students.
10/25/19 - Grace Gu and Raluca Ada Popa were included in MIT Technology Review's 2019 list of “35 Innovators Under 35.”
10/25/19 - Class notes and other updates about Berkeley Engineering alumni and faculty.
10/22/19 - A computer algorithm developed by scientists at UCSF and UC Berkeley bested two out of four expert radiologists at finding tiny brain hemorrhages in head scans - an advance that one day may help doctors treat patients with traumatic brain injuries, strokes and aneurysms.
10/17/19 - UC Berkeley and UC San Diego material scientists have discovered the secret to Arapaima gigas's impermeable armor. The scales on this Amazonian freshwater fish could serve as inspiration for stronger, lightweight and flexible synthetic armors.
10/15/19 - Jack Moehle, professor of structural engineering, comments on the safety of towers that have transformed San Francisco's skyline over the past decade.
10/11/19 - Alexandra “Sascha” von Meier, adjunct professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences, talks about the risks posed by the current energy grid and possible solutions moving forward, including solar-powered microgrids.
10/07/19 - Professor Andrew Packard, professor of mechanical engineering, passed away in September. A popular and gifted teacher, Packard was a pioneering researcher in robust control theory.
10/07/19 - UC Berkeley received a $180,000 grant from the Public Interest Technology University Network to develop an innovative curriculum that encourages students to work across disciplines and understand the ethical, political and societal implications of technology.
10/07/19 - New center will help visitors and students learn what the college has to offer
09/27/19 - The National Alliance for Water Innovation , which includes researchers from Berkeley Engineering, has been awarded a five-year, $100 million Energy-Water Desalination Hub by the U.S. Department of Energy to address water security issues in the United States.
09/25/19 - Eight Berkeley Engineering graduate students - five from bioengineering, two from computer science and one from energy science - have been named to the Siebel Scholars Foundation's 2020 class.