Electrical Engineering
      and Computer Sciences

Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences


UC Berkeley

          CalDay 2014
EECS and L&S CS Schedule of Events
Saturday, April 12, 2014
9:00am to 4:00pm

9:30am-3:30pm Tours of Soda Hall, departs every 30 minutes from the 3rd floor of Soda

9:30am-3:30pm Tours of Cory Hall, departs every 20 minutes from the 2nd floor of Cory

The Beauty & Joy of Computing
9:00am-10:00am, 306 Soda

Are you curious about CS? Want to see what Berkeley students do here? Explore the possibilities of what you can do right now!

CS Information Tables
9:00am-3:30pm, 3rd floor, Soda Hall

Staff and student groups will be available to discuss the CS program and share what life is like at Berkeley.

EECS Information Tables
9:00am-3:30pm, 2nd floor, Cory Hall

Staff and student groups will be available to discuss the EECS program and share what life is like at Berkeley

UCBUGG animation shorts: A decade of great animation and imagery
10:00am-11:30am, 306 Soda Hall

Continuous showing of the best animation and images created by the UC Berkeley Undergraduate Graphics Group (UCBUGG) over the past decade.

CS Upper Division Class Projects Exhibition (Upsilon Pi Epsilon undergraduates)
10:00 am-12:00 pm, 320 Soda Hall

Come see what computer science is really like! Students showcase live demos of ongoing projects from courses in CS.

What Does the Internet Know About You? An Interactive Lab
10:00am-12:00pm, 380 Soda Hall

Come to our lab to find out what the Internet knows about you, how it knows that, and why it all matters! Then learn some techniques to protect yourself--and your friends--from sharing more than you want to.

Freescale Cup – Autonomous Car Racing
10:00am-1:30pm, Anna Head Hall

8:45am - Scheduled Practice time; 1pm - Race; 1:30pm - Winners Ceremony
The Freescale Cup is a global competition where student teams build, program, and race an autonomous model car around a track for speed. The fastest car to complete the track without derailing, wins. Come root for Cal as we compete in the challenge!

Robot Learning Lab: A Robot that Fold Laundry, High-Fives, and Hugs!
10:00am-1:00pm, Kvramme Atrium, 3rd floor Sutardja Dai Hall

The Robot Learning Lab conducts research on artificial intelligence techniques to make robots perform challenging tasks. Come meet the first general purpose robot able to fold laundry and give you a hug as well!

HACK @ Berkeley
10:00-1:00pm, 293 and 246 Cory Hall

Check out the cool applications and hardware you can build after just a few weeks as a Berkeley student. We will showcase award winning projects from 2012-2013.

GamesCrafters: Undergraduate Game Theory Research
10:00am-1:00pm, 310 Soda Hall

Play some of the games that freshman and sophomores have created and added to the ongoing GamesCrafters research project.

CS Unplugged
10:00am-1:00pm, 373 Soda Hall

Computer Science isn't just about writing computer programs! Come learn some CS without a computer.

CITRIS High-Definition Time-Lapse Project
10:00am-1:00pm, 345 Sutardja Dai Hall Museum

Time-Lapse movies capture the multi-year construction of Sutardja Dai Hall, the new headquarters for the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society.

Programming Contest
10:00am-2:00pm, 4th floor Wozniak Lounge 430 Soda Hall

Get a taste of CS, and try your hand at solving computer science puzzles. Hosted by EECS students and made for high school students.

IEEE Lab Open House & Soldering Session
10:00am-3:00pm, 246 Cory Hall

IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Student Branch will be showcasing their lab space and teaching you how to solder and make simple circuits!

Microfabrication Lab
10:00am-3:30pm, 218 Cory Hall

Tour the microfabrication lab where chips are designed.

Computer Programming for Kids ages 8-18
10:00am-3:30pm, 330 Soda Hall

Learn to program a computer using Scratch, a graphical language for kids. Make animations, teach "sprites" to dance, and make a game.

Microchips - Heart of Electronics: Talk by Prof. Ming Wu
10:30am-11:30am, 289 Cory Hall

A cell phone today is more powerful than all the computer in the world combined before the semiconductor chips. What are they? What's in the future?

Computer Animation with UCBUGG: An example from start to finish
11:30am-12:00pm, 306 Soda Hall

The UC Berkeley Undergraduate Graphics Group (UCBUGG) will demonstrate the entire computer animation short film production process in 30 minutes, from idea to final rendering.

Ten Principles for Social Media Privacy: Hear from an Expert
12:00pm-1:00pm, 306 Soda Hall

If you're participating in social media, you need to attend this talk. Come learn what's happening thirty years after 1984: Who's watching who on the Internet, and how you can better protect your privacy.

Intended CS Major in L&S Information Session
1:00pm-2:00pm, 306 Soda Hall

Detailed information about the BA program in CS at Berkeley.
Students with last names A-L should attend this session.

Intended CS Major in L&S Information Session
2:00pm-3:00pm, 306 Soda Hall

Detailed information about the BA program in CS at Berkeley.
Students with last names M-Z should attend this session.

The Berkeley Automation Sciences Lab
1:00pm-2:00pm, 1169 Etcheverry Hall

The Berkeley Automation Sciences Lab is a center for research in robotics and animation, with current projects in Cloud Robotics, Computer Assisted Surgery, Automated Manufacturing, and New Media Artforms.

PiE Robotics Demonstration
1:00pm-3:00pm, 247 Cory Hall

Pioneers in Engineering (PiE) is an annual robotics competition for East Bay high schools organized by Cal Students. Drive demonstration robots built from the student-designed robotics kit and learn more about robotics.

Major Information Session for Freshmen admitted to EECS
2:00pm-3:00pm, 2050 Valley Life Sciences Building (Chan Shun Auditorium Entrance)

Detailed information about the EECS/BS program at Berkeley.

EECS Life from a Student Perspective
3:00pm-4:00pm, 2050 Valley Life Sciences Building (Chan Shun Auditorium Entrance)

An open discussion with current students about the EECS and LSCS programs.

Detailed information regarding the Undergraduate Program
Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
See our Undergraduate Handbook