06/08/23 — As California moves toward an electric vehicle future, professor Scott Moura is creating a smart charging system that promotes grid stability.
05/17/23 — A traffic experiment suggests that just a few AI-equipped vehicles on the road can ease traffic jams and reduce fuel consumption.
04/18/23 The Wall Street Journal — Wall Street Journal: UC Berkeley EECS professor Alexandre Bayen and other experts weigh in on what the future holds for autonomous vehicles
11/23/22 — CIRCLES Consortium field trial shows AI-powered cruise control system could help smooth traffic flow, improve fuel economy
06/23/22 — Credited with spearheading the self-driving car revolution in the 1990s, Varaiya brought an economist's grounding to research on the internet, energy and transportation systems and urban environments
04/18/22 — The CITRIS Aviation team is collaborating with Caltrans to lay the groundwork for air mobility in urban areas
08/26/21 — Amazon Science: Alexandre Bayen's research, combining machine learning with big data, looks at how coordinated automation could improve traffic flow, boost efficiency and slash emissions
03/13/21 Fortune — ITS Director Alex Bayen explains how autonomous vehicles can help traffic flow more smoothly.
11/05/20 — In 1970, two teams of engineering students participated in a cross-country car race to test technologies that reduced automobile emissions.
08/26/20 — In 1970, Berkeley Engineering students envisioned low-emission cars of the future
03/05/20 — The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute bestowed Moehle, a professor of civil and environmental engineering, with the George W. Housner Medal
08/28/19 Wired — Berkeley Engineering's Alexandre Bayen and Liao-Cho are studying the impact that autonomous vehicles can have on traffic flow. And, their findings suggest that self-driving cars can help alleviate traffic.
08/21/19 Los Angeles Magazine — Traffic apps, like Waze, turned L.A. neighborhoods into "shortcuts." Los Angeles Magazine recently spoke to UC Berkeley's Alex Bayen and Susan Shaeen about how we got here and whether this trend can be reversed.
05/01/19 — The integration of self-driving vehicles requires policy decisions that consider how travel behavior will shift with the introduction of new mobility choices.
05/01/19 — Researchers have developed a machine-learning tool to manage traffic where autonomous, partially-automated and manual vehicles share the road.
12/05/18 Forbes — Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have conducted a successful 8-second flight test of an aircraft with an ion drive propulsion system, a larger version of the same cutting-edge technology that Berkeley engineers are using to fly centimeter-scale microrobots.
11/19/18 Science — Anyone can start a traffic jam - just by tapping the brakes. Now, scientists at Berkeley have shown that a few self-driving cars can prevent such jams - and in some cases double the average speed of surrounding vehicles.
10/29/18 — Berkeley transportation researchers are addressing the emerging era of smart vehicles with a project that uses machine learning to manage traffic where autonomous, semi-autonomous and manned vehicles share the road. They presented their project, called Flow, at the Conference on Robotic Learning.
06/07/18 Interesting Engineering — The Berkeley DeepDrive Industry Consortium has released an open-source dataset of 100,000 self-driving video sequences - largest of its kind - to the public in hopes of helping engineers develop autonomous vehicles.
06/01/18 — Berkeley's CalSol team designed a new solar-powered vehicle that can hold four passengers.