Prof. Ali Javey Nano scientist with big aspirations
Artificial skin that bestows the sense of touch on prosthetic limbs. Nanochips that control the latest smart phones and devices. Sheets of low cost solar cells as easy to install as unrolling a carpet. All future scenarios, yes, but ones that Prof. Javey is working to realize in the next decade more
Prof. Ali Javey wins Early Career Award in Nanotechnology
This award recognizes individuals who have made contributions with major impact on the field of nanotechnology and are chosen for their technical innovation and achievement, and impact on nanotechnology and engineering. more
Prof. Kris Pister’s research on ’Smart Dust’ was featured in a CNN Tech article titled ’Smart dust’ aims to monitor everything. more
Prof. Luke P. Lee wins Ho-Am Prize in Engineering
He is recognized for his leadership in bionanophotonics, the discovery of Plasmon Resonance Energy Transfer (PRET) imaging of living cells, gene regulation by nanoplasmonic optical antenna, and label-free molecular diagnostics. more
Prof. Kris Pister announces the OpenWSN project, managed by Dr. Thomas Watteyne and supported by gifts from BSAC member companies. Open WSN serves as a repository for open-source implementations of protocol stacks based on the "Internet of Things" standards, using a variety of hardware and software platforms. more
Ali Javey wins MDV Innovators Award. Menlo Park, CA -- December 16, 2009 -- MDV-Mohr Davidow Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm investing in pioneering science and innovation, more
Prof. Clark T.-C. Nguyen: Radios With Micromachined Resonators. Future wireless designs will replace electronics with precision mechanical components more
Michel Maharbiz and Hirotaka Sato: the Cyborg Beetle included in the 50 Best Inventions of 2009 more
Kris Pister wins the 2009 International Society of Automation (ISA) Albert F. Sperry Founder Award This is ISA's outstanding achievement award and recognizes an outstanding technical, educational or philosophical contribution more
David Horsley receives 2009 Dean’s Faculty Award [pdf]
Luke P. Lee receives IEEE EMBS Award
Professor Luke P. Lee will receive the 2009 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Award for Excellence in Biomedical Technology in Memoriam of William J. Morlock.
Ali Javey is the recipient of the 2009 National Academy of Sciences Award for Initiatives in Research:
WASHINGTON -- The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has honored 18 individuals in 2009 with awards recognizing extraordinary scientific achievements more
Luke P. Lee, keynote speaker for IEEE MEMS 2009
NANOBIOPHOTONICS AND BIOASICS FOR BIOMEDICAL INNOVATIONS
BSAC Nature Photonics Cover Story
An optoelectronic method for sorting nanowires of different compositions and assembling them into reconfigurable arrays could be important for creating future nanodevices.
BSAC co-Director Leads Portable Biosensor Project
BSAC members might take note that Professor Bernhard Boser of EECS and co-Director of BSAC, is bringing MEMS and device technology to a highly interdisciplinary project within the UC Berkeley Center for Exposure Biology (CEB).
Albert P. Pisano included in 100 Notable People in the Medical Device Industry
In this issue, MD&DI honors some of the people who make these advances possible and who ensure that those devices can treat patients safely and effectively.
Ali Javey: A First In Integrated Nanowire Sensor Circuitry
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California at Berkeley have created the world's first all-integrated sensor circuit based on nanowire arrays, combining light sensors and electronics made of different crystalline materials.