Lillian Dong

Applied Innovation Review – Call for Submissions

By Lillian Dong / January 31, 2017 / Comments Off on Applied Innovation Review – Call for Submissions

UC Berkeley’s Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology is now accepting submissions for the Applied Innovation Review (AIR) 2017 — an online and in-print publication on special topics in Technology Business Innovation, New Venture Models and Education in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The review seeks to identify current and upcoming trends that can significantly affect the…

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From left to right: UC Berkeley Visiting Scholar and Professor at Denmark Technical University, Jes Broeng; Advisors Hannelle Fares and Eldon Schoop; and winning team IV-GO, Asher Saghian and Patrick Thelen

Teams compete for winning IV bag and infusion design in OSAA-Collider Finals

By Lillian Dong / December 21, 2016 / Comments Off on Teams compete for winning IV bag and infusion design in OSAA-Collider Finals

On December 7th, four teams of UC Berkeley students pitched their designs for mobilizing and improving intravenous (IV) treatment in the OSAA Med Tech Collider. The Collider — run by partnerships between the Sutardja Center, the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, and OSAA-Innovation — was created to improve the design of poles that hold bags…

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From left to right: Tobias Disse, Daan Hittema, Erik De Groot, Maria Estella.

Berkeley Perspective: the Hague

By Lillian Dong / December 7, 2016 / Comments Off on Berkeley Perspective: the Hague

As the semester wraps up, we not only rush to finish projects and study for finals, but it’s also a time to look back on experiences we have gained and new friends we have met. The Sutardja Center welcomed four bright seniors from the Hague University in the Netherlands this fall – Maria Estella, Erik…

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Inaugural Athena Awards Honor Women in Technology

By Lillian Dong / October 12, 2016 / Comments Off on Inaugural Athena Awards Honor Women in Technology

On October 5th, the inaugural CITRIS Athena Awards were presented to recognize women and organizations that have significantly contributed in the field of technology and are acting as role-models for other young women and future generations. The Awards were divided into four categories: Early Career, Next Generation Engagement, Academic Leadership, and Executive Leadership. Tsu-Jae King,…

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SCET Explains — Connected Cars

By Lillian Dong / September 28, 2016 / Comments Off on SCET Explains — Connected Cars

In 1953, Isaac Asimov gave life to Sally, a corvette that could communicate and drive itself. 1968 saw Hal, a highly intelligent computer that could operate a large spaceship in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001 Space Odyssey. Intelligent cars have long been an aspiration and held a seat in our imaginations, and have now become a reality.…

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The Seawater Battery – an Eco-Friendly Solution by Global Partners

By Lillian Dong / July 19, 2016 / Comments Off on The Seawater Battery – an Eco-Friendly Solution by Global Partners

In June, graduate students Woo-Seok Go and Jeong-Sun Park arrived in Berkeley with the Seawater Battery, a novel product designed to combat environmental problems and increasing electricity demands. Unlike a traditional battery, the Seawater battery produces charge through the flow of the sodium ions found in seawater and can additionally be used for water purification…

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