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    New high rankings for Berkeley, engineering

    8/16/2018 - New global rankings place UC Berkeley at the pinnacle of public universities and fifth overall in the world. The 2018 Academic Rankings of World Universities also score several Berkeley Engineering programs highly, including top-3 rankings for materials science and engineering, electrical and electronic engineering and biotechnology.

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    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 at football practice in Memorial Stadium
    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.

  • Daily Cal illustration of students wearing shirts featuring nuclear elements discovered at Berkeley
    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.

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    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.

  • Thumbnail of video: Cal Athletics: Sports & Tech - Working in Sync
    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
    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.

  • Dactyl robot hand
    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.

  • Bakar Fellows Steven Conolly, David Schaffer, Ming Wu and Ting Xu
    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.

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