NSF funds extreme events reconnaissance network
8/15/2018 PEER - The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant to the Structural Extreme Events Reconnaissance (StEER) Network, which aims to improve reporting and coordination by the natural hazards engineering community in the aftermath of earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes and other extreme events. UC Berkeley is one of StEER's three primary nodes.
Evan Rambo making plays in world of sports technology
8/13/2018 San Francisco Chronicle - Cal football safety Evan Rambo teamed up with students from materials science and engineering, chemical biology and EECS to develop force-tracking wearable technology, a concept that won the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship of Technology' Collider Cup competition.
90 years of unmatched nuclear innovation
8/10/2018 Daily Californian - In an op-ed, nuclear engineering professor and chair Peter Hosemann and researcher Alan Bolind recount UC Berkeley's phenomenal legacy in nuclear engineering research.
From cyclotrons to wetsuits
8/10/2018 Daily Californian - In a special issue marking UC Berkeley's 150th anniversary, a review of the campus's history of scientific endeavors features Berkeley Engineering figures in a variety of prominent roles, including Vice Chancellor for Research (and EECS professor) Randy Katz.
UC Berkeley to co-lead DOE center to study corrosion in nuclear reactors
8/6/2018 - Berkeley engineers are co-leading a new DOE-funded Energy Frontier Research Center to study how extreme conditions such as radiation exposure and corrosion affect nuclear reactor materials. The new center, led by the Los Alamos National Laboratory, is called the Fundamental Understanding of Transport Under Reactor Extremes, or FUTURE.
Working in sync
8/2/2018 Cal Sports Quarterly - The Sutardja Center's unique Sports Tech Collider Sprint brings together a cross-section of student athletes and STEM majors to explore ways that entrepreneurship and technology innovation can create competitive advantages for athletes and sports teams.
Ikhlaq Sidhu wins education innovation award
7/31/2018 - IEOR professor Ikhlaq Sidhu, faculty director and chief scientist at the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology, has been awarded the 2018 Major Education Innovation Award by the IEEE Educational Activities Board for his contributions in entrepreneurship pedagogy and innovative teaching methods.
How robot hands are evolving
7/30/2018 New York Times - Drawing on the latest in machine learning, Autolab and BAIR Lab researchers are developing robots that can pick up or move all manner of objects, even learn to make a bed.
Engineering innovators join Bakar ranks
7/27/2018 - Berkeley Engineering faculty members Steven Conolly, Ming Wu, Ting Xu and David Schaffer are among the new members of the Bakar Fellows Program.
What's hot at the engineering library?
7/27/2018 Berkeley Library - Engineering librarian Lisa Ngo discusses her favorite items in the collection and why more people are flocking there.
UC Berkeley Aging Research and Technology Innovation Summit
2018-08-17, 8:00 am - 6:30 pm | Stanley Hall
Science Lecture - Controlling electron beams with lasers
2018-08-18, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm | 131, Campbell Hall
Town Hall Meeting and OGSI Awards
2018-08-22, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm | 180, Tan Hall
2018-08-22, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm | Wozniak Lounge (430), Soda Hall