Stanley A. Berger, Montford G. Cook professor emeritus of mechanical engineering and bioengineering and a renowned expert in fluid mechanics, died on Nov. 25, 2013. He was 79, and died at his home in Berkeley of pneumonia.
Archives for 2013
Kevin Healy, Chair of the Bioengineering Department and Professor of Bioengineering and Materials Science & Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Bioengineering professor Seung-Wuk Lee’s breakthrough soft robotics were featured in a video on InsideScience TV. InsideScience interviewed Lee as well as BioE student Malav Desai and recent alum Eddie Wang.
Bioengineering PhD students Augusto Tentori and Yuchen Pan took home outstanding poster awards at the Fall 2013 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting, a part of the American Electrophoresis Society (AES) Symposium. Both are members of Berkeley bioengineering professor Amy Herr’s lab.
The Berkeley iGEM team was featured in the Popular Science Biohackers blog for their synthetic production of indigo dye, presented this weekend at the iGEM World Championship Jamboree.
October 21, 2013 Professor Song Li and his research team have shown that physical cues can replace certain chemicals when inducing mature cells back to a pluripotent stage, capable of becoming any cell type in the body.
This alumni profile of Ehsan Saadat appeared in the 2013 Bioengineering Department annual report. Ehsan (B.S. 2006) is a third year resident in orthopaedic surgery at Harvard Medical School.
Check out BioE Ph.D. student Tim Downing explaining his research in this video from BMES 2013.
A new cellscope in education project, “Smartphone Becomes Microscope”, is one of six finalists chosen for the Accelerating Science Award Program.