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ME Student Machine Shop scheduling begins August 28, 2014. To schedule your training, please see Gordon, Mick, Dennis, Jesse, or Scott in room 1166 Etcheverry Hall. Training must be completed by October 24, 2014.
August 20, 2014
The Shipping & Receiving/Faculty Support Office has moved to 2120 Etcheverry. Delivery and pick-up hours are from 9am-12pm and 1-4pm.
August 19, 2014
ME Professor Mohammad Mofrad, along with his colleagues in the Department of Bioengineering, has received a 2014-2015 Presidential Chair Fellows Curriculum Enrichment Grant. This program provides the opportunity for faculty teams to transform core areas of the undergraduate curriculum. A unique aspect of the Curriculum Enrichment Grant Program is its foundation of scholarly exchange in the form of a year-long learning community for grant recipients. Monies awarded through the program provide support and a pathway for graduate student researchers to refine and hone skills in conducting evaluation and participating in program-level curriculum dialogue.
August 19, 2014
ME Emeritus Professor Chieh-Su Hsu passed away on July 25 at the age of 92.
August 19, 2014
A team of researchers led by ME Professor Xiang Zhang is developing new technology that could soon give bomb-sniffing dogs some serious competition.
July 22, 2014
Congresswomen and Cal Alumna Barbara Lee visits ME Chair David Dornfeld's Laboratory for Manufacturing and Sustainability (LMAS).
July 10, 2014
Team Cal Simraceway, UC Berkeley’s Formula SAE Team places 8th overall out of 80 teams in the annual Formula SAE competition in Lincoln, Nebraska.
July 1, 2014
ME Professor Andrew Packard has been appointed to the FANUC Chair of Mechanical Systems.
ME Professor Francesco Borrelli has been appointed to the new Howard Penn Brown Chair in Mechanical Engineering. This new chair is to “support the career development of a gifted faculty member in ME” and is to be “held by a professor who is early in his/her career such as an assistant professor, an associate professor, or a full professor who recently received tenure.”
July 1, 2014
ME Professor Xiang Zhang has been selected to receive the 2014 Nancy DeLoye Fitzroy and Roland V. Fitzroy Medal "for pioneering contributions in metamaterials and the creation of the first optical superlens to overcome the fundamental diffraction limit in imaging; and for the invention of plasmonic lithography technology that enabled nanoscale manufacturing, which is important for microelectronics and data storage applications."
June 2, 2014
ME Professor Shawn Shadden receives Bakar Fellowship for his project, Image-Based Modeling for Acute Stroke Diagnosis.
May 29, 2014
Dr. Debanjan Mukherjee (UCB), Zeyad Zaky (UCB), ME Professor
Tarek Zohdi (UCB), Dr. Amgad Salama (KAUST) and Professor Shuyu Sun (KAUST) won best poster for their piece entitled Investigation of Non-
invasive Healing of Damaged Piping System Using Electro-Magneto-Mechanical Methods at the SPE International Oil Field Corrosion Conference and Exhibition, May 12-13, 2014, Aberdeen, UK.
May 13, 2014
ME Professor Grace O’Connell has been named a Rose Hills Innovator for her work Personalized Healthcare: Developing Large-Scale Engineered Cartilage Surfaces. The Rose Hills Innovator program supports distinguished early-career faculty at UC Berkeley who develop highly innovative research programs in STEM fields.
May 12, 2014
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Berkeley Fluids Seminar Presents:
The Impact of Plunging Breaking Waves on a Partially Submerged Cube
Professor James Duncan
Mechanical Engineering, Maryland
Monday, June 23, 2014
3110 Etcheverry Hall
ME Student Machine Shop scheduling begins August 28, 2014. To schedule your training, please see Gordon, Mick, Dennis, Jesse or Scott in 1166 Etcheverry.
Training must be completed by October 24, 2014.
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