Congratulations to our 2007 graduates!
Here are some photographs
of the post-ceremony celebration.
June 1, 2007
Andrew Szeri named Dean of the Graduate Division
Chancellor Robert Birgeneau has announced the appointment of Andrew J. Szeri as dean of the Graduate Division. The appointment is effective July 1, and was approved by the UC Regents in their meeting in San Francisco on May 16, 2007. Professor Szeri has served as the Graduate Division's associate dean since July 2005.
May 17, 2007
Alice Agogino receives grant from the Chancellor's Green Campus Fund
Professor Agogino proposes to use wireless sensing and actuating technologies to actuate florescent lights in the Berkeley Expert Systems Technology (BEST) Lab in 6102 Etch as a demonstration project as a test for the campus. The grant was presented at the 4th Annual UC Berkeley Sustainability Summit
April 28, 2007
Of PDAs and maternal medicine in Mongolia
Jaspal Sandhu, PhD student of Alice Agogino, is completing his dissertation research in Inner Mongolia as part of a mobile health project.
April 10, 2007
Zhang group created an "Optical Turbine" that beats the fundamental diffraction limit
Researchers developed an "optical compressor" that transforms evanescent waves into bulk propagating waves and projects an image at far field below the diffraction limit. The new discovery is published in Mar. 23rd issue of Science.
March 23, 2007
Lisa Pruitt named to the Lawrence Talbot Chair in Engineering
Lisa Pruitt, Chancellor's Professor in Mechanical Engineering, has been named to the first Lawrence Talbot Chair in Engineering at the University of California at Berkeley. Endowed by Vivian Talbot, the Chair honors her late husband, Lawrence Talbot, a University of California, Berkeley, emeritus professor of mechanical engineering known for his work in fluid mechanics.
February 28, 2007
Majumdar and co-workers convert heat to electricity using organic molecules
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have successfully generated electricity from heat by trapping organic molecules between metal nanoparticles, an achievement that could pave the way toward the development of a new source for energy. See the Nano Engineering Lab
for more details
February 16, 2007
Boris Rubinsky's new medical technique punches holes in cells, could treat tumors
A large animal study has shown that certain microsecond electrical pulses can punch nanoscale holes in the membranes of target cells without harming tissue scaffolding, including that in the blood vessels - a potential breakthrough in minimally invasive surgical treatments of tumors.
February 12, 2007