06/01/23 — CITRIS: Startups founded by Berkeley engineers work to combat climate change, improve energy efficiency and develop more sustainable solutions
Devices & inventions
01/25/23 — Founded by Berkeley Engineering alumni, Gridware uses sensors to tackle the threat of wildfires
12/08/22 — Berkeley engineer and physicist receives the highest professional distinction awarded to academic inventors for his pioneering work in materials science
11/07/22 — Micro-CAL is a new, faster way to 3D print glass microstructures that produces stronger and higher quality objects.
11/07/22 — The design of EMBUR, one of the first legged robots that can self-burrow vertically, was inspired by the Pacific mole crab.
11/07/22 — An advanced semiconductor laser can emit a single mode of light while still scaling up in size and power.
10/12/22 — Clarity Movement Co., co-founded at Berkeley by CEO David Lu, is bringing real-time air quality sensing to cities around the globe, including a new network in Perth, Australia
09/21/22 — Berkeley engineers have created a simple, low-cost arsenic treatment system to help low-income communities access safer water (With video)
08/30/22 — Berkeley Lab: New breakthrough by Berkeley researchers could divert wearable devices and other flexible electronics from landfill
07/19/22 — FIRE Foundry aims to increase diversity among fire crews and accelerate the adoption of advanced firefighting technologies
06/29/22 — Breakthrough by Berkeley engineers could dramatically improve the efficiency of lasers for sensing, communication and imaging
06/22/22 — Robot arms don’t have to compromise on speed
05/23/22 — Engineers put 3D printing technology to the test for possible use on future NASA space missions
04/15/22 — A new technique for making wearable sensors replaces photolithography with a $200 vinyl cutter.
04/15/22 — A high-resolution LiDAR chip that uses MEMS switches may lead to the next generation of powerful, low-cost 3D sensors.
04/15/22 — Master of Design students launch new medical device startup to address ventilator shortages around the world.
04/14/22 — New system enables faster production, greater optical quality and design flexibility
03/09/22 — Work led by UC Berkeley researchers could lead to new generation of powerful, low-cost 3D sensors for autonomous cars, drones, robots, smartphones and more.
02/04/22 — Berkeley Lab: Breakthrough by materials scientist Ting Xu and her team could enable large-scale manufacturing of nanomaterials for industry
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.