Despite physical separation, our students and faculty are finding new ways to pursue collaboration, team projects, and hands-on education. Our BioE 192 Senior Capstone Design course is one of the innovative efforts featured for their ability to pivot to remote learning.
Four bioengineering undergraduates spent the summer working online to increase PPE compliance in universities as part of the first ever Biomedical Engineering Virtual Summer Internship hosted through the Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University. Check out each student’s idea pitch in the videos below:
Please join us in celebrating all of our 2020 graduates, who have showed so much dedication and perseverance getting through this wild year. We are so proud of all of you!
Congratulations to our 2020 undergraduate award winners: Eric Hu, Departmental Citation, Connor Tou and Hasan Ahmad, Chair’s Award in Bioengineering, and Elizabeth Zhang, Bioengineering Service Award. Outstanding work by all!
BioE undergrad Anthony Tan and his GroTech@Berkeley team have won the collegiate Phase I of NASA’s Growing Beyond Earth maker challenge, and will now advance to the Phase II competition. The contest challenges teams to design a plant growth chamber for the International Space Station. Check out their SeedShuttle!
Bioengineer Bryan Wong reflects on his first hackathon experience, where his team took first place in Rural and Low Resource Setting Health Care at the first ever MIT x UCSF Grand Hack, hosted by MIT Hacking Medicine and the UCSF Rosenman Institute.
Undergraduate Kristie Diep was featured with other UC women in STEM at the UC Newsroom. Kristie is one of four first-generation college women who share their advice on how to succeed in the face of adversity.
Congratulations to our 2019 undergraduate award winners: Kevin Godines, Departmental Citation, Brenda Yang, Chair’s Award in Bioengineering, and Cuong Luu. Bioengineering Service Award. Outstanding work by all!
Congratulations to bioengineering & materials science and engineering major Tyler Chen, named the 2019 University Medalist! This is UC Berkeley’s highest honor for a graduating senior, which he will accept with a speech to thousands of his peers at a campus-wide commencement ceremony at California Memorial Stadium on Saturday, May 18.