Cal Day 2013
EECS and L&S CS Schedule of Events
Saturday, April 20, 2013
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!
9:00am-3:30pm, 3rd floor, Soda Hall
Staff and student groups will be available to discuss the EECS program and share what life is like at Berkeley.
9:00am-3:30pm, 2nd floor, Cory Hall
Staff and student groups will be available to discuss the CS 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.
Automated Robot Racing Cars
10:00am-12:00pm, 240 Cory Hall Courtyard
Students will demonstrate how their vehicles race while avoiding obstacles and staying on track.
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.
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.
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.
BGESS Annual High School Science Fair
10:00am-2:00pm, 4th floor Wozniak Lounge 430 Soda Hall
Come to the fair! Oakland Technical High School students, mentored by Berkeley Black Graduate Engineering and Science Students (BGESS), show off their cool science projects.
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!
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
10:30am-11:30pm, 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?
"MOOCs" Massive Open Online Courses
11:00am-12:00pm, 277 Cory Hall
The last 18 months have seen a flurry of media activity around online education, especially the new "MOOCs" (Massive Open Online Courses). What is really new here? What does it mean for universities and students? What is Berkeley doing (and not doing) in this important new area? Come ask questions and hear myths busted, and see demos of online courses designed by Berkeley professors that anyone in the world can take today for free!
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.
Cloud Robotics: The Next Generation
12:00pm-1:00pm, 306 Soda Hall
Hear about how robots are becoming more like companions than tools. Come see recent advances in robots and a Professor's research in "superhuman surgery" and "cloud robotics"
Circuits Classes Student Demos and Labs
12:00pm-2:00pm, 140 Cory Hall
Come and see undergraduate laboratory experiments from the EECS 40/43/100 courses, Introduction to Microelectronic Circuits and Digital Electronics.
Controlling Robots with the Mind
12:00pm-3:00pm, 400 Cory Hall
Students wearing EEG sensors on their heads will use mind control to move robots.
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.
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, Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center
Detailed information about the EECS/BS program at Berkeley.
EECS Life from a Student Perspective
3:00pm-4:00pm, Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center
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 Notes