03/14/17 — A gift from the entertainment virtual reality company Immerex will outfit a new lab for Berkeley's accelerating work in AR/VR, from training doctors to enhancing artistic performances.
01/25/17 — Berkeley Engineering is a key partner in the new $253 million Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Innovation Hub, launched this month by the Department of Defense to create and deploy next-generation robotic technology.
01/04/17 New York Times — Clean tech companies are aiming for a comeback in their quest to use genetic editing to make industrial chemicals. Among them is Lygos, spun out of Berkeley bioengineering in 2011 to create malonic acid from yeast (instead of the usual cyanide) for use in fragrances and cosmetics.
11/29/16 — Civil and environmental engineering professor Kenichi Soga delivered a CITRIS talk about using social media and sensor-laden environments to build smart infrastructure.
11/01/16 — Nuclear power production is on track for a reboot, with advanced nuclear technologies holding promise for cost-effective energy production.
09/27/16 Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology — SCET alum Chai Mishra believes his new food delivery service, Movebutter, will not only change the way we shop for food, but will make the entire food value chain more affordable, equitable and ethical.
09/20/16 — The goal of the new M.E.T. program is to prepare future tech leaders by combining business savvy and engineering.
08/12/16 — Answering the call for clean energy solutions, the nuclear engineering department hosted a two-week intensive Nuclear Innovation Boot Camp.
07/22/16 Medium — Facing the dearth of women in senior positions in the field, the Women in Technology Leadership Round Table encourages participants to measure what they want to change, and to be bold.
07/13/16 Fortune — Intel has added Berkeley Engineering associate dean and EECS professor Tsu-Jae King Liu to its board of directors, marking just the second woman on the chipmaker's governing body.
06/21/16 — President Obama announced $140 million in funding on Monday for an advanced manufacturing institute headquartered at UCLA; Berkeley will host a regional center.
05/01/16 — Alphabet Energy is betting on a resurgence of thermoelectrics with new technology to convert energy lost as heat into clean, recycled power.
02/26/16 — For career-focused students, the biomedical industry can seem like an exclusive club. But UC Berkeley's Bio-Manufacturing to Market program holds the key, providing internships that connect science and engineering undergrads with biomedical and biotech startups in the East Bay.
01/25/16 The Atlantic — At Berkeley Engineering, the on-campus presentations by Silicon Valley companies mean free t-shirts, free food, and lots of stories about meditation and disco balls.
12/07/15 — The lack of women in technology-related positions might seem like an overwhelming challenge. But that didn't stop a group of motivated women engineers, data scientists and senior tech managers from taking steps to tackle the problem in a summit held at Berkeley earlier this fall.
12/02/15 Berkeley Research — The AMP Lab, launched in 2011 by Michael Franklin and colleagues in computer science, has already had an outsized impact on industry, from battling cancer to getting an answer from Siri.
11/23/15 NY Times — Google, playing catch-up in the booming cloud computing market, has named VMware co-founder Diane Greene (M.S.'88 EECS), a respected Silicon Valley entrepreneur and technologist, to head its cloud business that caters to companies.
11/17/15 — At the October 27 Newton lecture, alumnus and InDinero co-founder Jessica Mah (B.S'10 EECS) talked about the experience of launching a multi-million-dollar business.
10/26/15 — Some 200 guests turned out Oct. 20 for a ceremony to inaugurate the new Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI) in Shenzhen, China. The joint research institute provides a platform for innovative research and graduate student education to fuel economic growth, solve global problems and train industry leaders.
09/18/15 — A poster session focused on community engagement and improvement brings together students in the Engineering Scholars as Engaged Scholars program and their supporters from the GM Foundation.