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​Welcome to the Department of Bioengineering at the University of California, Berkeley where we pursue research and educational programs that open new areas of scientific inquiry, drive transformational technologies, and foster a community that trains and motivates the next generation of bioengineers.​

Commencement

graduates

2018 Commencement

Congratulations to our Spring 2018 graduates!

Our next seminar:

Follow our Biodesign interns

BIE group

Follow our Biodesign Immersion Experience interns all summer on their Medium blog

Check out the many adventures of the 2018 interns in the 8-week NIH-funded program.

Recent news from Berkeley Bioengineering

Alumna profile: Laura Croft

Alumna profile: Laura Croft

Get to know PhD alumna Laura’s work with Booz Allen Hamilton.

Alum John Bischof new director of U.Minnesota Institute for Engineering in Medicine

Alum John Bischof new director of U.Minnesota Institute for Engineering in Medicine

University of Minnesota Distinguished McKnight University Professor John Bischof has been appointed for a three-year term as director of their Institute for Engineering in Medicine (IEM). Bischoff is a bachelor’s and master’s alumnus of UC Berkeley Bioengineering.

Alumna McBirney’s work on cover of ACS Sensors

Alumna McBirney’s work on cover of ACS Sensors

Samantha McBirney (BS 2012) has grabbed the cover of the ACS Sensors journal for her graduate work on an inexpensive magnetic detector for malaria.

I’m a Bioengineer

Alisha Manandhar

Alisha Manandhar

Product Manager, Accenture
BS Bioengineering, 2013

I work with my clients to design and develop product features that enhance user experiences, increase product revenue, and remove operational inefficiencies associated with their product using Agile Software Delivery methods.

“(In BioE I learned how to) empathize and conduct user needs research to develop products that not only solve problems, but increase usability and customer satisfaction.”

Supada Sritanyaratana

Supada Sritanyaratana

Clinical Demand and Supply Leader, Genentech
BS Bioengineering, 2013

I predict how much medicine we need to produce to ensure that we have enough medicine for the patients in our clinical trials. Currently, I am managing the global supply of a new Alzheimer’s drug and a Macular Degeneration (blindness) drug.

“When I’m faced with a new problem, I take a step back to brainstorm multiple possible solutions from different perspectives ..to choose the solution that makes sense for the greater whole by empathizing with all of the stakeholders.”

Upcoming events:

  • Orientation for New Graduate Students (NGSO)

    August 21, 2018, 8:30 a.m.–3:45 p.m.

    Dwinelle Hall

    Ellen Gobler

    Orientation for NEW graduate students includes informative speakers and workshops on relevant topics. This event, sponsored by the Graduate Division, will take place at Dwinelle Hall. Check-In from 8:30-9am. Event begins at 9:00 am and ends at 3:45pm. Lunch served to first 900. Visit website for more information.

  • Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program Info Session

    August 21, 2018, 11 a.m.–12 p.m.

    Morgan Hall

    Stefanie Ebeling, Program Manager and Student Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, Office of Undergraduate Research

    The Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to work with UC Berkeley professors on faculty research projects.

  • Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program Info Session

    August 22, 2018, 1–2 p.m.

    Durant Hall

    Stefanie Ebeling, Program Manager and Student Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, Office of Undergraduate Research

    The Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to work with UC Berkeley professors on faculty research projects.

  • Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program Info Session

    August 24, 2018, 10–11 a.m.

    Durant Hall

    Stefanie Ebeling, Program Manager and Student Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, Office of Undergraduate Research

    The Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to work with UC Berkeley professors on faculty research projects.

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