Megan McClarty: Hyperloop Design Weekend Inspires New Innovation

A few hundred years ago, if you wanted to get from San Francisco to Los Angeles, your best bet would be to take a horse-drawn wagon. The journey would take you days of arduous jostling over uneven terrain in the hot sun. Heading to Los Angeles meant you were probably going to stay in Los […]

Paul Alivisatos awarded Dan David Prize for nanoscience research

Paul Alivisatos, UC Berkeley’s newly appointed vice chancellor for research and the outgoing director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, has been awarded the international Dan David Prize for his contributions in the field of nanoscience. Read more here.

Dean Fiona Doyle Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Dr. Fiona Doyle, Donald H. McLaughlin Professor of Mineral Engineering in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and Dean of the Graduate Division at UC Berkeley, has been elected into the National Academy of Engineering.  Dean Doyle joins 80 new members and 22 new foreign members, announced by the NAE on February 8, 2016.  […]