Technology & engineering

Engineer helps Native Americans achieve energy independence

Postdoctoral researcher Suzanne Singer's passion comes from her roots in the Navajo Nation, where many people don't have access to electricity.

World Cup may score points for exoskeleton development

Berkeley professor hopes the world’s most-watched sports event will shine a spotlight on technology that will benefit millions of paraplegics.
Twitter map, Health Social Analytics

Twitter tracking, from flu to Lady Gaga

Professor creates websites that track sentiment and volume of tweets and new stories of everything from health disorders to celebrities to real estate.

Football helmet science project scores two White House visits

Self-professed football fanatic is studying the science of making the sport safer.

Curiosity finds earthly similarities on Mars mission

UC scientists and engineers have been vital to the success of landing rover and conducting experiments on the Red Planet.

Wireless camera network offers new possibilities for security systems

Prototype solar-powered device has potential applications for security cameras and wildlife monitoring in remote areas.
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UC inventions on display at Tech Commercialization Forum

Research discoveries make the leap to commercial products — and fuel the state's economy.
Shaochen Chen

Liver-like device, via 3-D printer

External device, like dialysis, emulates the liver's ability to remove toxins from the bloostream.
fueling up Honda CR-V

A new miles per gallon rating system

Graduate student works with Motor Trend magazine to create fuel economy ratings for vehicles based on real-world driving, not lab tests.
driverless car

Who's at fault when a driverless car gets in an accident?

Engineer: We already have the laws we need for dealing with this inevitable situation.