01/21/22 — Kicking off Season 2 of the Berkeley Voices podcast, water engineer David Sedlak explains how ever-thirstier California can fight back against climate change by learning to recycle the water we use
01/19/22 — The Jacobs Institute's 2021 Winter Design Showcase returned for an in-person run, featuring work from Jacobs Institute courses, student clubs
01/19/22 — Interesting Engineering: Researchers at Berkeley's High Performance Robotics Laboratory (HiPeRLab) have developed an experimental drone called the Midair Reconfigurable Quadcopter that can shape-shift in midair, as seen in the lab's video.
01/11/22 — The eight professors, representing three Berkeley Engineering departments, are among 21 Berkeley faculty members selected by the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub for the awards, each worth $1 million over five years.
01/04/22 — A ventilator startup finds its life force at Berkeley Engineering
12/21/21 — Patrick Hsu, Berkeley assistant professor of bioengineering, and Silvana Konermann, Stanford assistant professor of biochemistry, are founding researchers of a new institute that aims to accelerate breakthroughs in complex diseases.
12/20/21 — EPA: Award to support engagement and better communication of health risks of underserved and marginalized groups in California’s San Francisco Bay Area.
12/16/21 — Berkeley Lab: Rooftop material that automatically switches between radiative cooling in the summer to heat retention in the winter could lower household energy costs
12/14/21 — The Kavli Center for Ethics, Science, and the Public, directed by EECS professor Stuart Russell, will equip the next generation of scientists with the tools to tackle the ethical and societal implications of their research.
12/13/21 — The founding faculty director and chief scientist of Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology to remain in current position until June 2022.
12/09/21 — ABC7 News: A team led by Kara Nelson, professor of civil and environmental engineering, has identified the COVID-19 variant in samples of sewage from two California sites, one of them in the Bay Area.
12/09/21 — The wait for Berkeley’s bold new home for research and innovation is nearly over, with the Bakar BioEnginuity Hub, led by bioengineering professor Amy Herr, scheduled to open in February 2022
12/07/21 — One of 164 new NAI fellows, Shaffer holds appointments at UC Berkeley in chemical and biomolecular engineering, bioengineering, and molecular and cell biology
12/07/21 — With support from his Bakar Fellowship, EECS associate professor Boubacar Kante is preparing to fabricate a prototype of a new laser with a range of applications from microsurgery to satellite telemetry.
12/01/21 — San Jose Mercury News: In the face of a global chip shortage, the country’s loss of its world leadership role is a threat to national security that Congress has a chance to fix, Dean Liu writes. (Subscription may be required)
11/15/21 — Researchers at the NeuroBat Lab are learning more about the brain by studying the world’s only flying mammal.
11/15/21 — Materials science professor Ting Xu is re-engineering plastics for the age of sustainability.
11/15/21 — AI algorithms are equipping legged robots with an enhanced ability to navigate and adapt to unfamiliar terrain in real time.
11/15/21 — We’ve launched the Health Technologies Collaborative Lab to develop devices and systems that transform the way healthcare is managed and delivered.
11/15/21 — Mechanical engineering alum Alireza Lahijanian is the co-founder of Rbhu, a company that specializes in large-scale artwork and entertainment structures.