November 2004 Bioengineering professor Kevin Healy participated in a press conference Monday announcing UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau’s appointment to the Independent Citizens Oversight Committee. The committee is charged with overseeing the implementation of California’s new $3 billion stem cell research effort.
Professor Kimmen Sjölander honored by the White House
September 2004 Bioengineering professor Kimmen Sjölander was among five UC Berkeley researchers to receive the 2003 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the nation’s highest award for scientists at the early stages of their careers. Read more in the UC Berkeley NewsCenter
Congratulations Prof. Lisa Pruitt
May 2004 The Department of Bioengineering congratulates Prof. Lisa Pruitt for receiving the 2003 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM).
Farewell Dr. Thomas Budinger, Department Chair
May 2004 Whether it is listening to his many interesting stories, or hearing about his rowing experiences, taking a class taught by Dr. Budinger, (BioE 100 – Ethics in Science and Engineering) is said to be one of the most intellectually-stimulating experiences the Department of Bioengineering and perhaps for that matter Cal has to offer. […]
Congratulations to four BioE students serving on faculty committees
May 2004 The Department of Bioengineering congratulates the following students for getting involved and wanting to make a difference in the College of Engineering community! From a very competitive application pool, these FOUR bioengineering students were selected to serve on the faculty run committees.
BioE Senior Ryan Doan is Departmental Citation Award winner
March 2004 The Department of Bioengineering congratulates Ryan Doan for being selected as this year’s Departmental Citation Award winner. Ryan was nominated by Prof. Tony Keaveny.
Congratulations BioE Senior Tyler Hillman!
February 2004 The Department of Bioengineering congratulates Tyler Hillman – BioE senior – for having his work published in Genome Biology titled: “An unappreciated role for RNA surveillance” by R. Tyler Hillman, Richard E. Green, and Steven E. Brenner.
Congratulations Prof. Dick Karp
January 2004 Prof. Dick Karp, Ph.D., University Professor of Computer Science, Bioengineering and Mathematics recently received the 2004 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computer and Cognitive Science in recognition for his remarkable contributions to the understanding of computational complexity.
With fondest memories of Prof. Werner Goldsmith
August 2003 It’s with great sadness that we say goodbye to one of our bioengineering family member Professor Werner Goldsmith. Goldsmith, Professor of the Graduate School-Department of Mechanical Engineering, and Professor of the Graduate School-Department of Bioengineering and recently Professor Emeritus Appointment in Bioengineering died Saturday, August 23, 2003 of complications from leukemia.