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Past Events


The Future of Biotechnology

September 15, 2020 Our faculty and alumni panelists delve into the latest innovations and trends, impacts of artificial intelligence and data science, and diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in biotechnology.

Lightning Talk with Ali Mesbah

Toward Autonomy for Complex Chemical and Biomolecular Systems Don't miss the chance to hear from Ali Mesbah, Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Berkeley, as he provides an overview of his research and its potential societal implications.

Food Technology

Food Technology in the 21st Century

Oct 29, 2020 To kickoff our Berkeley Food Tech Ecosystem, we are hosting a panel discussion on Food Technology in the 21st Century by talking with several experts in applying technological innovations to improve access to healthy and sustainable foods. Join us for a live Q&A at the end of the panel.

Advanced Materials

Leveraging Green Chemistry to Produce Sustainable Materials & Safer Products

Dec 16, 2020 To kick off our Berkeley Advanced Materials, Products & Technologies Ecosystem, we hosted a Lightning Talk on green chemistry, sustainable materials and safer products. Tune in to hear from Marty Mulvihill, current advisor and initial Executive Director at the Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry for his presentation and recorded Q&A.

Chem & Big Tech

January 27, 2021 Join College of Chemistry Sr. Lecturer Steve Sciamanna and alumni June Yang (VP & GM, Google Cloud), Michael Vyvoda (Director Product Operations, Apple), and Laura Oliphant (VC Investor & Technology Veteran) for a riveting discussion. Watch these industry leaders discuss artificial intelligence, big data and big analysis, sustainability, and other trends within today's technological world.


February 24, 2020 11:00 AM PDT Anne Baranger, our newly appointed Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, facilitates a discussion with College of Chemistry alumni on their personal and professional experiences with DEI in higher education and various industries.


The Future of Batteries

November 19, 2020 For this inaugural Energy Ecosystem panel, College of Chemistry Professor Bryan McCloskey led a discussion with alumni Amy Prieto, Anouck Champsaur and Steve Harris on the future of batteries and renewable energy. Tune in to hear from these innovators in the energy sector as they discuss the latest trends in the field.

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David Rabuka

David Rabuka