07/05/22 — Using data from the 2018 Camp Fire, civil engineering researchers identify ways to improve experimental smoke prediction tool
06/02/22 — CDSS: The BAIR Climate Initiative aims to build partnerships and conduct groundbreaking artificial intelligence research to combat climate change
04/15/22 — The Alt: Meat Lab pairs scientific innovation with entrepreneurship to bring plant-based proteins from the classroom to the market.
04/15/22 — Tests on a smoke forecasting model from the NOAA has allowed researchers to pinpoint areas for improvement.
03/23/22 — Open science and collaboration with communities is at the heart of the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Center for Data Science and Environment
03/09/22 — Public Health: Research led by Berkeley civil engineers finds racism from the 1930s is still influencing environmental inequality today
01/27/22 — SFGate: While indicators suggest COVID-19 cases are on the decline across the Bay Area, wastewater analyzed for SARS-CoV-2 at Berkeley Engineering professor Kara Nelson's lab suggests that three areas of the region may have yet to peak.
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
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.
11/15/21 — Materials science professor Ting Xu is re-engineering plastics for the age of sustainability.
11/15/21 — On wildfire days, taking steps like closing up houses and using indoor filtration can cut the infiltration of PM2.5 particulate matter into homes by half.
11/15/21 — Research shows that levels of air pollution vary not only by region, such as between urban and rural areas, but by city block.
10/21/21 — Kammen, who holds joint appointments in energy and resources, public policy and nuclear engineering, will serve as senior adviser for energy, climate and innovation for the U.S. Agency for International Development.
09/07/21 — Researchers used Google Street View cars to show that levels of air pollution vary not only by region, such as between urban and rural areas, but also by city street
09/02/21 — CNR: Five assistant professors, including civil and environmental engineering's Maya Carrasquillo, will bring their disparate perspectives to research on battling the “climate gap”
09/01/21 — Environmental engineers used crowdsourced data to measure indoor air quality during California’s wildfires.
08/31/21 — Professor Ting Xu and her students have come up with a solution for the global problem of single-use plastics: embed enzymes so that the unwanted plastic can self-destruct with a little heat and water
07/13/21 — Berkeley's Fire Research Group uses algorithms, machine learning, and simulation to improve fire prevention efforts.
04/28/21 Washington Post — “The deck is stacked against people of color,” says civil and environmental engineering assistant professor Joshua Apte
04/26/21 — A chemical process that converts polyethylene plastic into a strong adhesive could create economic incentives for recycling plastic bags.