Research & faculty
There’s hardly an area where our faculty, research centers and institutes aren’t making breakthrough advances to improve our global quality of life. We’re surrounded by the Bay Area’s vibrant culture of innovation, and we contribute to the Silicon Valley ecosystem. We’re known for our tradition of challenging conventions and for looking at problems from new angles of inquiry. In the lab or out in the field, our premier faculty and post-docs are collaborating to break new intellectual and technological ground.
The Jacobs Institute is an interdisciplinary hub for learning and making at the intersection of design and technology, with the facilities, instruction and mentorship to inspire student makers.
Since 2005, SCET has been where entrepreneurship and technology collide, creating the foundation of Berkeley’s innovation ecosystem.
The Coleman Fung Institute is shaping generations of technical leaders to innovate across boundaries with teaching, research and service activities.
Studying with top-tier faculty is just the beginning. Working in their labs and studios, standing at the forefront of discovery, will give you the experience and practical skills that will increase your options for graduate school and future employment.
Like many scientists and scholars, our faculty possess that rare combination of curiosity, innovation and a sharp intelligence that leads to revolutionary discoveries. It also wins them recognition and awards from the press and their peers in engineering and academia.