PEARL Project

FY20 Awardee Profile: PEARL Project

Awardee: Amin Jazaeri, Department of Physics

The Physics Department has also been thinking about the challenges of how to do social distance learning and do physics experiments. Physics Experiments Accessed Remotely Laboratory (PEARL) Project1 allows students to have real and physical interaction with laboratory equipment...

Fall Technology Innovation Forum

Main page for the 2020 Fall Technology Innovation Forum including program information and registration.

Student Impact Partnerships

Student Impact Partnerships

The Technology Innovation Program is establishing partnerships with student focused programs and organizations at Berkeley that foster innovation, encourage new ways of looking at the world, and promote positive change. The CTO Innovation program is piloting the first two such partnerships with Berkeley's Blum Center and Berkeley Changemaker™. The goal of these partnerships is to bolster technology support for student ideas proposed via...

Berkeley Changemaker Technology Innovation Grant Awardees Announced

June 25, 2020

Back in February we began to put out the call for innovation proposals from all over campus, asking them share their alignment with the Chancellor's top strategic priorities and also to address what the University needs NOW. For a top research University, no matter what hard times we're having, innovation isn't just a "nice to have" - it's an essential ingredient to maintaining our excellence and scaling access & equity for a Berkeley education....

Call for Proposals: Berkeley Changemaker Technology Innovation & Connected Campus Grants

March 2, 2020

UPDATED May 5, 2020: The deadline has been extended through May 18th, to allow more time given the difficulties we all face with the Covid-19 pandemic.*

March 2, 2020

We are now accepting proposals for Berkeley's first-ever CTO Technology Innovation program. The CTO is looking to support proposals that will enhance the University's operations, bolster its research endeavors or help transform instruction and the classroom experience....

Meet the Berkeley Changemaker Technology Innovation Grants Review Committee

June 15, 2020

Submissions have closed, and the review committee is evaluating this year's applicants to the Berkeley Changemaker Technology Innovation Grant program. The grant program supports proof of value experiments that enhance the University's operations, bolster its research endeavors and help transform...


FY20 Awardee Profile: BLK NWS
Awardee: Shannon Jackson, Associate Vice Chancellor of Arts+Design, Professor of Rhetoric and of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies and the Cyrus and Michelle Hadidi Chair in the Humanities

What will Black public art look like during the time of a pandemic? During a time in which going out- side might disproportionately hurt the community, we want to provide our utmost support.

This year we were faced with the...


Advisors to the UC Berkeley CTO Technology Innovation Program

A University can't effectively steer a course or invent the future without a strong committed team of people. Thanks to all our collaborators and advisors, who are leading and contributing to the technology innovation program. If you would like to be involved, please let us know:

Cristóbal Olivares, Student Technologies Director, Student Affairs IT, Planning Committee for the CTO Technology Innovation Program and...