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Assistant Prof. Rikky Muller, Prof. Ken Goldberg, and Assistant Prof. Anca Dragan are featured in a Berkeley Engineer article describing their research into how machines and humans come into physical contact, behave independently and interact with one another, with the common goal of creating machines with the intelligence to better serve and work with human beings. More>>
May 24

Prof. Emeritus Chenming Hu was honored yesterday by President Barack Obama with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation. Prof. Hu and Prof. Paul Alivisatos, who was honored with the National Medal of Science, received their medals from the president at a ceremony in the East Room of the White House. More>>
May 20

Prof. Sanjit Seshia has been selected to receive the 2016 Frederick Emmons Terman Award. The Hewlett-Packard Company initiated this award in 1969 to recognize one outstanding young electrical/computer engineering educator each year. Prof. Seshia is receiving this award in recognition of his outstanding contributions to electrical engineering and computer science education. Together with Edward Lee, he wrote the textbook Introduction to Embedded Systems: A Cyber-Physical Systems Approach used at Berkeley for EE C149 and many other universities around the world. He also developed technologies to support a MOOC offering of EE C149, which was the first online course to use a physics-based virtual robotics laboratory with built-in automatic grading and feedback.
May 18

EECS graduate student Peng Zheng (advisor Prof. Tsu-Jae King Liu) has received the 2015 Chinese Government Scholarship for Outstanding Self-financed Students Studying Abroad. This scholarship program is set up to honor overseas Chinese students pursuing a Ph.D. with outstanding academic accomplishment across all academic disciplines. Developed in 2003, the awards are based on academic merit and encourage international Chinese students to achieve first-class results during their studies.
May 17

CS Prof. Carlo Séquin (sculptor) and EECS Assistant Prof. Anca Dragan (roboticist and Lindy Hop dancer) are profiled in a Berkeley News article about multi-faceted artists on campus. More>>
May 13

EE Prof. Alex Bayen is leading a partnership between the Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS) and the City of San Francisco to integrate innovative technologies to create a prototype for the future of urban transportation. More>>
May 13

CS Professor Stuart Russell is featured in a Voice of America article titled "Scientists Warn AI Can Be Dangerous as Well as Helpful to Humans." Prof. Russell discusses how developments in artificial intelligence may impact global manufacturing, agriculture, business services, the financial industry, health care, and weaponry. ”If we are going to make systems that are going to be more intelligent than us, it’s absolutely essential for us to understand how to absolutely guarantee that they only do things that we are happy with," he says. More>>
May 13

EECS alumnus Scott Aaronson (Computer Science Ph.D. '04) "Answers Every Ridiculously Big Question (John Horgan) Throws at Him" in a Cross-Check interview for Scientific American. Aaronson, an Associate Professor at MIT (soon UT Austin) and an authority on quantum computation, riffs on simulated universes, the Singularity, unified theories, P/NP, the mind-body problem, free will, why there’s something rather than nothing, and more. More>>
May 12

CS post-doctoral researcher, Julian Shun, has won the ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award for his dissertation "Shared-Memory Parallelism Can Be Simple, Fast, and Scalable." This award is presented annually to the author of the best doctoral dissertation in computer science and engineering. More>>
May 11

Prof. Robert Full was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) in April. Prof. Full studies the biomechanics of animals ranging from cockroaches to geckos, and applies these findings to the design of robots. More>>
May 11

The Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation has been named one of the nation’s top 10 examples of sustainable architecture and ecological design projects that protect and enhance the environment. “It Is devoted to introducing sustainable design innovation at the core of university life." This award is presented by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and its Committee on the Environment (COTE). More>>
May 11

Prof. Rikky Muller has been named a winner of the 2016 MedTech Boston 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators from Boston and beyond. Their list includes physicians, entrepreneurs, policy makers, students and more—but the key is that they’re all committed to changing our healthcare system for the better. More>>
May 2

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Calendar Highlights

David A. Patterson CS Education and Research Endowment Fund. A special giving opportunity to honor the retirement of Prof. Dave Patterson.

Friday, June 10

Berkeley Faculty Entrepreneur's Forum
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Banatao Auditorium Sutardja Dai Hall

Tuesday, August 23

New Student Orientation: EECS Undergraduates
1:30-3 p.m., Pimentel Hall

Wednesday, August 24

Airbnb On-campus Interviews
10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cory Hall

Captricity Info Session
5:30-7:30 p.m., 430-8 Wozniak Lounge Soda Hall

Thursday, August 25

Airbnb On-campus Interviews
10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cory Hall

IXL Learning Info Session
5:30-7:30 p.m., 430-8 Wozniak Lounge Soda Hall

Monday, August 29

Aspera Info Session
6:30-8:30 p.m., 430-8 Wozniak Lounge Soda Hall

Tuesday, August 30

Palantir Technologies Info Session
5:30-7:30 p.m., 430-8 Wozniak Lounge Soda Hall

Wednesday, August 31

Facebook Info Session
5:30-7:30 p.m., 430-8 Wozniak Lounge Soda Hall

Thursday, September 1

LiveRamp Tabling Day
11 a.m.-2 p.m., Lobby Soda Hall

Meraki Info Session
5:30-7:30 p.m., 430-8 Wozniak Lounge Soda Hall

Monday, September 5

Labor Day Holiday - Campus Closed
Soda Hall