Professor Gerbrand Ceder Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Gerbrand Ceder, Chancellor’s Professor in Materials Science and Engineering at UC Berkeley, and Senior Faculty Scientist in the Materials Sciences Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering “For the development of practical computational materials design and its application to the improvement of energy storage technology”. Election to […]

Eicke Weber Appointed Director and CEO of BEARS

Professor Eicke R. Weber was recently appointed as the Director and CEO of the Berkeley Education Alliance for Research in Singapore (BEARS).  Professor Weber returns to UC Berkeley after 10 years as director of the Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, the largest solar energy research institute in Europe.  BEARS was launched in 2011 in […]

Professor Kevin Healy: Heart-On-A-Chip

The crew from Futurism visited Berkeley to learn more about the heart chip work in the Healy Lab. During their visit, the Healy Lab team showed Luke Robert Mason how they are combining cutting edge microfabrication techniques and stem cell biology to create human cardiac microphysiological systems that can be used as a drug-screening tool. […]