Technology & engineering

UC Berkeley dune

How American cities can make sci-fi a reality

David Sedlak finds a solution to our water woes in "Dune."

Twitter bots UC Berkeley

Battling the bots Twitter won't

Two undergrads launch a browsing tool to help people check if they're communicating with a fake account.

Femtech UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley’s first campuswide tech club for women

Student-powered FEMTech runs workshops, provides tutoring, even builds robots — all to make women feel at home in STEM.

UC Davis solar panels

UC named national leader in clean energy

The university was one of only eight organizations nationwide to earn the distinction.

UC Riverside drone

Drones to grow minds of their own

UC Riverside professors aim to embed intelligence in drones.

UC Santa Cruz neutron merger

A new era in astronomy: First observations of merging neutron stars

A UC Santa Cruz team provides the first-ever visual evidence of the source of gravitational waves.

UC San Diego Stefan Savage

Meet UC’s 2017 MacArthur award ‘geniuses’

Four alums and one professor earn prestigious fellowships to continue their creative work.

head shake

Animations that are true to life

Animated films are about to take a leap forward, thanks to math.

Stefan Savage UC San Diego

Stefan Savage receives prestigious MacArthur Foundation fellowship

The renowned cybersecurity expert and computer science professor joins the 2017 class of MacArthur geniuses.

UC San Diego flip flops

Could these flip-flops save the earth?

These $3, algae-based renewable sandals could become the planet's preferred shoe.

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