Faculty Grant Profile

Alice M Agogino
Professor of Mechanical Engineering at UC Berkeley

Alice M. Agogino is the Roscoe and Elizabeth Hughes Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Vice Chair of UC Berkeley's Academic Senate. She has served in a number of administrative positions at UC Berkeley, including Associate Dean of Engineering and Faculty Assistant to the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost in Educational Development and Technology. She also served as Director for Synthesis, an NSF-sponsored coalition of eight universities with the goal of reforming undergraduate engineering education, and continues as PI for the NEEDS (www.needs.org) and SMETE.ORG digital libraries of courseware in science, mathematics, engineering and technology. Agogino leads a number of research projects in the areas of computational design, learning sciences, wireless micro-sensors, green design and diagnostics and monitoring. She is also member of the Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center (BSAC) and is PI for the MEMS/NEMS Design Automation and Synthesis Project. Agogino received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Mexico (1975), M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering (1978) from the University of California at Berkeley and Ph.D. from the Department of Engineering-Economic Systems at Stanford University (1984). A 2004 recipient of the NSF Director's Award for Distinguished Teaching Scholars, she has authored over 150 scholarly publications; has won numerous teaching, best paper and research awards; and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. She has supervised sixty-one MS projects/theses, twenty-three doctoral dissertations and numerous undergraduate researchers.

Related Grants

Invention and Innovation in New Product Development: Freshman/Sophomore, Junior/Senior, Graduate Course Sequence University of California-Berkeley, 2003.

Shuttle-tracking Service Project University of California-Berkeley, 2004.

Wireless Crop Protection University of California-Berkeley, 2005.

Seguro: Pesticide Protection and Warning System University of California-Berkeley, 2006.

Seguro: Pesticide Protection and Warning System University of California-Berkeley, 2006.

Removing Arsenic from Contaminated Drinking Water in Rural Bangladesh University of California-Berkeley, 2008.

Community Assessment of Renewable Energy and Sustainability (CARES) University of California-Berkeley, 2008.

Lochlorine Chlorine Producer and Doser: Saving Lives Through Safe Water/ZIMBA CLOSED University of California-Berkeley, 2010.

LoChlorine Doser University of California-Berkeley, 2010.

Alice Agogino and Sara Beckman at UC Berkeley University of California-Berkeley, 2011.

Professors Sara Beckman and Alice Agogina University of California-Berkeley, 2011.

JustMilk (Stage 1 & Stage 2) University of California-Berkeley, 2013.

JustMilk Stage 2 Proposal (Application ONLY: refer to ID #10426-13) VentureWell, formerly NCIIA, 2014.



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