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August 18, 2015

UC Berkeley News

CampanileUC Berkeley is again the top public university in the world and is fourth overall in the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), released over the weekend. Photo by Keegan Houser.

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July 23, 2015

Berkeley Engineering

Bolt Threads LabBolt Threads is developing products from protein strings that mimic the composition of spider silk, one of nature's most durable fibers.

July 20, 2015

Joel Adlin and Doris KaoJoel Adlen and Doris Kaeo have been named recipients of the CAP award.

June 15, 2015


Alexis BellResearchers at Energy Biosciences Institute develop process for drop-in aviation biofuel

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June 11, 2015


 synthesis of jetfuel New method for making aviation fuel could cut greenhouse gas emissions.

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June 8, 2015


Chuck ShankProfessor Emeritus and former Berkeley Lab Director Chuck Shank has been named by President Obama as one of two recipients of the Enrico Fermi Award.

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June 4, 2015

New York TImes

Arlene BlumHere’s how lax U.S. regulation risks consumer health.

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June 3, 2015

Student in biochem lab.

A study published in Environmental Health Perspectives outlines a new method for assessing how synthetic chemicals and pollutants may contribute to breast cancer risk.

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June 2, 2015

UC Berkeley News

Student in labStudy finds gender stereotyping in which men are more strongly associated with science than women has been found in some unlikely countries.

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June 1, 2015


Jessica Su with peptide sythensis robot.At LBNL's Molecular Foundry, two robotic chemical-synthesizing machines have joined the search for new antimicrobial compounds.

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May 29, 2015

Markita Landry

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is pleased to announce that Markita Landry, currently a postdoc in MIT’s chemical engineering department, will join the faculty as an assistant professor on July 1, 2016.

May 26, 2015


The Solar Energy Research Center (SERC); Chu HallNew Solar Energy Research Center will foster development of fuels from sunlight; building will be named for Steven Chu, former Berkeley Lab Director and Energy Secretary

May 20, 2015

CBE winners of 2014 Big Ideas A group of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering students won a second place award in UC Berkeley’s Big Ideas competition.

May 14, 2015

 Miller, Xe, Zhang

Three College of Chemistry assistant professors, chemistry’s Evan Miller and Ke Xu, along with CBE’s Wenjun Zhang, are the recipients of awards from the Hellman Fellows Fund.

May 13, 2015

UC Berkeley News Center

David SchafferWhether you’re brainy, brawny or both, you may someday benefit from a drug found to rejuvenate aging brain and muscle tissue.

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April 29, 2015

Berkeley Science Review

Balsara and TeranBerkeley start-up hopes to extinguish the danger in lithium-ion batteries

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April 24, 2015

Berkeley Research

David Schaffer. Photo by Peg Skorpinski.David Schaffer harnesses evolution to improve drug delivery.

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April 23, 2015

UC Berkeley News Center

American Academy of Arts and Sciences logo College of Chemistry professors Bustamonte, Hartwig and Iglesia have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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April 16, 2015

Steven Chavez

Steven Chavez, a talented and hard-working CBE undergraduate, will be starting a Ph.D. program in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan next fall. For the first time in his college career, Chavez won’t have to work to pay for his education.

April 13, 2015

CampanileHave you ever wanted to show your appreciation to a staff member who has helped you in the past? Or maybe you know someone who consistently goes above and beyond the call of duty. What can you do to pass on the praise?