Berkeley Research at a Glance

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Top U.S. University with highest number of highly ranked graduate programs


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Funding award chart FY19


2018 – 2019
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Each year, the Berkeley campus receives well over one-half billion dollars in research support from external sources.


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Latest Research News

March 30, 2020

UC Berkeley scientists spin up a robotic COVID-19 testing lab

As doctors around the country scramble to diagnose cases of COVID-19, scientists at the University of California, Berkeley’s Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI) are creating from scratch a diagnostic lab with the capability to process more than 1,000 patient samples per day.
March 26, 2020

COVID-19 first target of new AI research consortium

The University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) are the headquarters of a bold new research consortium established by enterprise AI software company to leverage the convergence of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and the internet of things (IoT) to transform societal-scale systems.

In the Media

March 5, 2020
A team of astronomers from UC Berkeley, Harvard, UC San Diego, and the California Institute of Technology has installed two prototype fly's-eye observatories at Lick Observatory near San Jose for a next-level SETI push to see if intelligent…
March 4, 2020
Exploring emotional responses to a wide range of both Western and Eastern music, a team of Berkeley researchers recently found "evidence of universality" in the feelings evoked by different musical styles. In a series of experiments co-led by…
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March 4, 2020
Doctoral artificial intelligence student Adam Gleave and colleagues at Berkeley have uncovered a previously unknown way of attacking reinforcement-learning systems that teach AI to play games, drive cars, or run automated trading systems. It…