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  • Tsu-Jae King Liu
    Tsu-Jae King Liu named new dean of Berkeley Engineering

    6/19/2018 - EECS professor and NAE member is known for her innovations in semiconductor technology; appointment effective July 1

  • Sebastian Palluk and Daniel Arlow in a lab at the Joint BioEnergy Institute
    New technique could speed synthesis of DNA

    6/18/2018 - A team of scientists in chemical and biomolecular engineering professor Jay Keasling's lab has made a breakthrough in the synthesis of new genes, offering promise for cheaper, faster, and safer development of medicines.

  • Lisa Alvarez-Cohen
    Alvarez-Cohen to lead academic planning for campus

    6/18/2018 - Lisa Alvarez-Cohen, the Fred and Claire Sauer Professor of Environmental Engineering, has been named as Berkeley’s next vice provost for academic planning, effective July 1.

  • Blockchain Fundamentals instructors Gloria Wang and Rustie Lin.
    Course will make blockchain so clear 'you can explain it to your grandma'

    6/15/2018 - A popular Berkeley DeCal course on blockchain — the complex, bewildering bookkeeping technology that underpins things like bitcoin — will soon be available free online to the public via edX.

  • Exterior of Skydeck offices in downtown Berkeley
    Accelerating Berkeley startups at SkyDeck

    6/11/2018 TechCrunch - TechCrunch profiles Skydeck, the UC Berkeley tech incubator that has developed an acceleration program to launch a series of successful startups, including Chirpo, LimeBike and Kiwi.

  • Mashup of historic photo of college buildings with curent photos of engineering students
    Engineering the future (since 1868)

    6/8/2018 - Looking back over the college's past 150 years, and finding a legacy of innovation and public service that thrives to this day.

  • Roadway image showing bounding boxes over objects of note, like cars and traffic signals
    Download the world's largest self-driving dataset

    6/7/2018 Interesting Engineering - The Berkeley DeepDrive Industry Consortium has released an open-source dataset of 100,000 self-driving video sequences — largest of its kind — to the public in hopes of helping engineers develop autonomous vehicles.

  • Eric Schmidt at commencement
    Eric Schmidt calls for greater investment in public universities

    6/4/2018 - In an op-ed published in the Sacramento Bee , Berkeley Engineering alum and former Google exec Eric Schmidt (M.S. '79/Ph.D. '82 EECS) advocates for more government support of public universities, including the University of California. Schmidt, who is a member of the UC Berkeley Board of Visitors, points out that the investment in public universities has paid Californians back many times over.

  • Farewell

    6/1/2018 - Obituaries for Berkeley Engineering faculty and alumni

  • Emily Orosco Nuñez Lisanne van Engelen on staircase in Sutardja Dai Hall
    Introducing FEMTech

    6/1/2018 - FEMTech is Berkeley’s first interdisciplinary tech club for women and underrepresented students.


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