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.
Bioengineering undergraduate Lauryn Jordan took first place in the spring College of Engineering Undergraduate Poster Session, for her excellent poster describing her work in Professor Amy Herr’s lab. Congratulations!
Great results for bioengineers in the 2019 Big Ideas competition – one first place and three third place projects!
Check out BioE undergraduate and Fung Fellow Megan Handley’s perspective on on the WITI@UC conference, and how women are impacting the biases in the AI space.
Undergraduate Fung Fellows Lillian Tran, Ismail Azam, Ashna Mangla, Rani Cochran, Inaara Charolia across four majors (Bioengineering, Cognitive Science, Public Health & Sociology), took first place at the Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge. They pitched their intergenerational card game called “So You Think You Know Your Grandma?” to reach the finals, they competed with 97 teams representing 59 universities in 24 countries.
Early this fall we challenged our students to produce videos illustrating the Bioengineering Department — in under 20 seconds. Check out their work!