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New Partnership with Purple Asparagus

October 8, 2018
New Partnership with Purple Asparagus

Purple Asparagus, an organization that educates children and communities about healthy eating for the body and environment, drives the second design challenge with the question: “How might we use technology and the Purple Asparagus program to improve childhood nutrition?”

New Cohort Redesigns Moffitt

August 15, 2018
New Cohort Redesigns Moffitt

A new Fung Fellow cohort of 55 students kicked off their Fellowship journey together in a three-day bootcamp, with a focus on creating innovations for Moffitt Library to ultimately improve student wellbeing. Read this design challenge here!

Fung Fellow Collection

May 1, 2018
Fung Fellow Collection

The inaugural class of Fung Fellows showcased their year-long, innovation lab projects at an exclusive event at BAMPFA. Harnessing meaningful customer engagement, their innovations leveraged emerging technologies, such as virtual and augmented reality, blockchain, connected devices, and more.

FI Winter Spotlight

December 5, 2017
FI Winter Spotlight

For the first time, the Fung Fellows and Masters of Engineering students presented their projects side by side. Nine Fellowship teams shared their health and wellness innovation to guests from across the Bay. Read more here!

CITRIS Award Recipients

November 15, 2017
CITRIS Award Recipients

Congratulations to Fung Fellow team, GAIT! GAIT won funding for their health + tech innovation that supports mobility in older adults from the CITRIS Tech for Social Good Program.

Kicking off Year-2

September 11, 2017
Kicking off Year-2

Fellows back at UC Berkeley exploring partner organizations and potential projects for the academic year. Fellows form their own teams and work directly with community and industry to bring a project from ideation to product development.

Fung Fellows in the Wild

August 15, 2017
Fung Fellows in the Wild

To kick off the second year of the Fellowship, Fellows met for an overnight retreat to reconnect as a cohort and get the design juices flowing for final projects.

Video-Storytelling Workshop

August 15, 2017
Video-Storytelling Workshop

Fung Fellows spend two days learning about videography and editing, compelling storytelling techniques, and the unique stories each Fellow holds.

Fellows at Kaiser Permanente

July 10, 2017
Fellows at Kaiser Permanente

Fellows brought their unique experience and knowledge to each internship site. Three Fellows interned in different departments at Kaiser Permanente. Read more about their work here

Summer Internships Near and Far

June 15, 2017

In the summer bridging the two years of the Fellowship, Fellows participated in internships across the globe. Check out interactive internship map

Fellows Present at YTH Conference

May 9, 2017
Fellows Present at YTH Conference

Three Fellows presented their innovations to improve sexual health education at the Youth + Tech + Health conference. Read more here

FF Spring Expo

May 1, 2017
FF Spring Expo

At the end of second semester, Fellows pitched their innovations to reduce social isolation for older adults and veterans to the wider FF community.

Inside the Classroom

April 17, 2017
Inside the Classroom

Trained in the Design Process, Fellows embrace the iterative process by seeking feedback from peers, experts, and customers throughout the product development.

FungMakes

April 7, 2017
FungMakes

Fellows participate in a workshop on rapid prototyping using a variety of lo-fi mediums. Here they reimagine a Bart Station designed to optimize the experience for older adults. Learn more here

Fellows Launch Venture

January 4, 2017
Fellows Launch Venture

Sparked from a the final FF Design Challenge, two Fellows started their own start-up to build healthier sleeping habits for young children.

FF Fall Expo

December 5, 2016
FF Fall Expo

During the final event of first semester, Fellows showcased innovations sparked by the following question: ‘How might we use game play to enhance emotional development in kids who have experienced trauma?’

Collaboration in Action

November 15, 2016
Collaboration in Action

Fellows work closely in interdisciplinary teams in Lab sections each week, focusing on team dynamics, effective communication, and human-centered design.

Fellows Win Stanford MedX Competition

October 22, 2016
Fellows Win Stanford MedX Competition

Two Fung Fellows won the Stanford’s MedX Youth Changemakers Competition and are now developing their product to transform the transition from pediatric care to adult care. Read more details here

Community in the Classroom

October 17, 2016
Community in the Classroom

Our Community Judges Panel from Alameda County Public Health Department, Tiburcio Vasquez Clinic, and UC Berkeley Wallace Center give constructive feedback on sexual health education innovations as part of a design challenge on teen pregnancy.

5 Year Open House

October 7, 2016
5 Year Open House

Fung Fellows share about the new addition of the Fellowship to the Institute and demonstrate Blue Goji VR technology with guests.

First Design Challenge

September 6, 2016
First Design Challenge

Focusing on youth during semester one, fellows embarked on their first FF Design Challenge by talking with experts in person and virtually about socialization of babies.

Inaugural FF Bootcamp

August 15, 2016
Inaugural FF Bootcamp

Fung Fellows came together for the first time during a week of bootcamp to begin technical learning, storytelling practice, and cohort building.

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