06/01/23 — CITRIS: Startups founded by Berkeley engineers work to combat climate change, improve energy efficiency and develop more sustainable solutions
05/24/23 — Spring 2023 issue delves into topics ranging from sustainability to aerospace to health and aging
05/17/23 — To identify climate-friendly farming practices for biofuel crops, scientists are devising a tracking system that uses inexpensive printed sensors.
05/17/23 — Ionocaloric cooling, a new method developed by Berkeley engineers, could help phase out HFC refrigerants that emit greenhouse gases.
05/04/23 — Successful water treatment technologies require a deeper understanding of users’ challenges
04/18/23 Berkeley Lab — Berkeley Lab: UC Berkeley materials science and engineering professor Ting Xu discusses developing smarter materials that avoid the pitfalls of 20th century plastics
04/11/23 — Salting and burying biomass crops in dry landfills could economically capture greenhouse gases for thousands of years
03/20/23 — Alternative polymers work as well as real proteins and are easier to synthesize, a possible game-changer for biomedical applications
01/25/23 — Founded by Berkeley Engineering alumni, Gridware uses sensors to tackle the threat of wildfires
01/04/23 — Berkeley Lab: Berkeley engineers Drew Lilley and Ravi Prasher hope ionocaloric cooling can someday replace current refrigerants and provide safe, efficient cooling and heating for homes
12/20/22 — CITRIS: With a $2.5 million NSF grant, an interdisciplinary UC team led by civil engineering professor Kenichi Soga is partnering with Bay Area communities to help residents respond to natural disasters more quickly — and more safely.
11/30/22 — Berkeley Lab: Scientists led by Peidong Yang have developed a nature-inspired technique for converting carbon dioxide into solar fuels
11/07/22 — FIRE Foundry trains young adults from underrepresented communities on cutting-edge firefighting technologies.
11/07/22 — Professor Adam Arkin and CUBES researchers are using synthetic biology to find solutions for living on Mars — and a rapidly changing Earth.
11/07/22 — Researchers have developed a fully recyclable and biodegradable printed circuit.
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)
09/16/22 — Xu's work on plastic degradation wins recognition in the Engineering and Technology category
07/19/22 — FIRE Foundry aims to increase diversity among fire crews and accelerate the adoption of advanced firefighting technologies
07/12/22 — Chicago Tribune: CEE professor Ashok Gadgil and other frustrated scientists call for a reorientation of climate research to drive effective action and transformative change