Martin Brudermüller, Chairman of the Board and CTO, BASF SE has announced a donation of $7 million to UC Berkeley at the California Research Alliance 2018 Summer Symposium.
July 13, 2018
July 10, 2018
A new method from the lab of Jay Keasling promises to revolutionize DNA synthesis with a faster, cheaper, and more accurate approach.
College of Chemistry alum Eric Tulsky promoted to vice president of hockey management and strategy of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes.
July 3, 2018
John Casida, one of the world's leading authorities on how pesticides work and how they can potentially harm humans. Casida was the founding director of the campus's Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology Laboratory.
June 27, 2018
June 26, 2018
Kwabena Bediako and colleagues develop light-weight, long-lasting batteries.
June 25, 2018
The College is saying farewell to Eric Granlund, Shop Supervisor. Eric has been at the College since July 1985, concluding 33 years of service with his retirement this month.
June 21, 2018
The team of Professors Omar Yaghi (UC Berkeley) and Evelyn Wang (MIT) have won the Alternative Water Resources prize, which will be awarded at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City.
June 20, 2018
Congratulations to Varsha Desai (Ph.D. Chem '18 ) who has received a 2018 Teaching Effectiveness Award for GSIs which honors a small number of Berkeley graduate student instructors.
June 19, 2018
The University of California announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent number 10,000,772 covering the use of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing with formats that will be particularly useful in developing human therapeutics and improvements in food security.
AIChE has announced that alum Eric Reiner (Ph.D ChemE ’94) recently made a $50k donation to the AIChE Foundation to kick off their LGBTQ+ & Allies Initiative aimed at advancing the inclusiveness of the chemical engineering profession.
June 18, 2018
Breakthrough discovery at the Joint BioEnergy Institute could greatly accelerate the pace of science.
June 11, 2018
A spectacular new mural was installed this week in the lobby of Pimentel Hall at UC Berkeley’s College of Chemistry. Celebrating the College’s involvement in NASA’s Mars 6 and Mars 7 Mariner missions, the mural sits across from a copy of the infrared spectrometer that was installed in each of the two satellites.
June 9, 2018
New research on copper could lead to better understanding of role in sleep.
June 8, 2018
A UC Berkeley team headed by Omar Yaghi plopped their newest prototype water harvester into the backyard of a tract home in Arizona and started sucking water out of the air without any power other than sunlight.
June 2, 2018
UC Berkeley bird lovers, being a class act, decided the names of three peregrine falcon chicks that have taken up residence in a nest atop the landmark Campanile bell tower should be, well, dignified. Meet Berkelium, Californium and Lawrencium. Read more at SFGATE.
May 21, 2018
A team of UC Berkeley researchers has announced promising research could lead to new strategies in NMR and MRI technologies using diamonds and lasers.
May 18, 2018
Team led by Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley researchers exploits tiny defects in diamonds to pave the way for enhanced biological imaging and drug studies.
The Meyerhoff Scholars Program at UMBC has graduated more than 1,100 mostly African-American students in science and engineering. (Photo by Algerina Perna, Balitmore Sun)
May 17, 2018
Two longtime leaders of the University of California — C. Judson King and Richard C. Atkinson — have won the 2018 Clark Kerr Award, in recognition of their service and achievements as distinguished educators.