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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
6/1/2018 - Obituaries for Berkeley Engineering faculty and alumni
6/1/2018 - FEMTech is Berkeley’s first interdisciplinary tech club for women and underrepresented students.
Airport Systems Planning and Design
2018-07-09, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm | 240, Bechtel Engineering Center
Bikeway Facility and Master Planning
2018-07-09, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Online
Accenture Tech Talk
2018-08-23, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm | Wozniak Lounge (430), Soda Hall
2018-08-27, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm | Wozniak Lounge (430), Soda Hall