May 8, 2013 – Two bioengineering students were among the five finalists for the University Medal, the top award for a graduating undergraduate student at UC Berkeley. These are the first bioengineering finalists for the award in the history of the department.
April 29, 2013 – We are pleased to announce this year’s undergraduate award winners from the Bioengineering Department: Daniel Price has been awarded the 2013 Departmental Citation in Bioengineering, and the Chair’s Award in Bioengineering will go to Tahoura Samad.
April 18, 2013 – Bioengineering junior Ritankar Das has been awarded the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program.
Congratulations Robert Chen, a 2013-2014 Haas Scholar! Each year, twenty Haas Scholars are selected from all disciplines and departments across the University on the basis of the merit and originality of their project proposals.
January 31, 2013 – BioE undergrad Andrew Lin is part of a team of finalists in the Disney ImagiNations competition.
November 19, 2012 – Daniel Price, a senior majoring in BioE, EECS and Physics, has been named one of the country’s 32 new Rhodes Scholars. Daniel will head to Oxford for study in 2013.
October 2012 – The UC Berkeley team for the International Genetically Engineered Machine competition (iGEM) won first place and the best presentation award at the Americas West Regional Jamboree held at Stanford Oct. 12-14, ensuring their participation at the World Championships at MIT in November.
April 17, 2012 – A team of bioengineering students tied for first prize in the annual Berkeley Big Ideas competition this week!
November 27, 2011 – A molecular animation by the Berkeley iGEM team was featured at Scientific American. Check it out!