Bokor has been featured in several articles regarding his
research group's development of an integrated silicon circuit with
San Mateo County Times:
January 8, 2004
Lee was interviewed by on Voice of America about Soft
December 6, 2003
John Koo (PhD 2000) and Professors Lotfi
Zadeh and Shankar
Sastry appeared in a Vanderbilt Register article titled "A
Childhood Love of Remote-Controlled Cars Leads to Career in Robotics."
22-October 5, 2003
Papadimitriou's book "Turing: A Novel About Computation" was
reviewed in the San Francisco Chronicle.
December 7, 2003
Harvey was featured in an article in The Sudbury Town Crier,
titled "The Computer Pioneers of Lincoln-Sudbury," about
his influence on computer science students when he was a high school
December 4, 2003
Hellerstein and David
Culler appeared in a Wired article titled "Intel's
Tiny Hope for the Future: The microprocessor giant is thinking
even smaller: tiny sensor chips that network with each other -
inside everything on earth."
Culler and Kris
Pister appeared in an Oakland Tribune article titled "Cal
engineering students show their life-simplifying inventions."
Sequin has been selected as a recipient of the 2003 Technical
Achievement Award of the IEEE Computer Society. The citation reads: "For
outstanding contributions to design tools for computer architectures,
computer graphics, industrial CAD/CAM, and artistic expressionism."
Russell has been elected as a Fellow of the Association
for Computing Machinery (ACM). The citation reads "for seminal
contributions to AI and to a major enhancement of the role of probability
theory in AI and machine learning."
Myers has been elected as an ACM Fellow. His citation reads, "for
the BLAST algorithm, the development of whole-genome shotgun sequencing,
and leadership in the sequencing of the Drosophila, human and mouse
Culler was selected as one of the 2003 Scientific American
50 List winners, in the area of communications, for his "Field-tested
networks of sensors for military and environmental applications."
November 10, 2003
Zadeh has been elected as Foreign Member, Finnish Academy
of Science and Letters in recognition of outstanding scientific
merits. He also received an Honorary Doctorate from the University
of Waterloo, Canada in recognition of unique and innovative ways
for approaching complex problems in science and engineering, and
an Honorary Doctorate from Johannes Kepler University, Austria
for hisoutstanding scientific achievements in System Theory and
and Chair Shankar
Sastry and Professor Doug
Tygar were featured in a San Francisco Chronicle article titled "Building
a crash-test Internet: Researchers will assess vulnerability," about
the new DETER project.
November 3, 2003
Canny and Vivek
Subramanian appeared in a Technology Review article titled "Instant
Manufacturing: Machines that create products directly from digital
files can save hours of painstaking human labor, compress production
schedules, and eliminate costly overstock."
Bajcsy was mentioned in a San Jose Mercury News article
titled "`Science is cool' -- for girls, too: Stereotypes Must
Be Overcome Early, When Their Aptitude Equals Boys'"
Wagner was featured in an article from The Vancouver Province
titled "Code-crackers foiled: B.C. encryption tech keeps secrets
safe under expert attack."
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Papadimitriou appeared in a New York Times article titled "Art
and Science Meet With Novel Results"
October 18, 2003
Professor and College of Engineering Dean Richard
Newton received the 2003 EDA Consortium's Kaufman Award.
Hellerstein appeared in a New York Times article titled "What's
Next: Smart Servers as Watchdogs for Trouble on the Web," which
mentioned his software program Pier (Peer-to-Peer Information Exchange
October 23, 2003
Sastry appeared in a CNET News article titled "Schools
to make model Net, then break it," about the Cyber Defense
Technology Experimental Research (DETER) network.
October 15, 2003
Jim Gray (PhD, 1969) was featured in a San Francisco Chronicle article
titled "Microsoft sky survey in S.F. lab Computer scientist crunching
data for cosmologists."
October 6, 2003
Professor in Residence David
Attwood will be a lead researcher in a National Science Foundation
Engineering Research Center for Extreme Ultraviolet Science and Technology,
which will be headquartered at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.
The project will develop short-wavelength, optical measurement instrumentation
to further nanoscience and nanotechnology research.
October 3, 2003
Pister was featured in a Forbes Magazine article titled "Sensing
Opportunity" about his Smart Dust technology and his startup
(Ned) Birdsall is the co-winner (with Bruce Langdon) of the first
John Dawson Prize for pioneering advances in plasma physics through
simulations, which was given at the 18th International Conference
on the Numerical Simulation of Plasmas earlier this month on Cape
Cod. The citation recognizes the impact of their classic textobok,
Plasma Physics via Computer Simulation (McGraw Hill, 1984), and their
ongoing contributions to the scientific framework for particle simulation.
Patterson appeared in a New York Times article titlled "New
Sun Microsystems Chip May Unseat the Circuit Board."
September 22, 2003
Sastry, post-doc Jin Kim, and staff member Peter Ray appeared
in an Oakland Tribune article titled "Robotic projects abound
in Bay Area."
September 21, 2003
Fearing appeared in an Oakland Tribune article titled "Robotic
Invasion: No longer the stuff of science fiction fantasy, increasingly
sophisticated robots are on the verge of changing our world."
September 21, 2003
Lee appeared on National Public Radio's Marketplace show.
A link to the interview can be found at: http://softwalls.eecs.berkeley.edu (click
on "In the News")
September 9, 2003
graduate student Jason Hill was named one of MIT Technology
Review's "100 young innovators." The TR100/2003 innovators
are all under age 35 as of January 1, 2003 and are poised at the cutting
edge of computing, biotech and medicine, the Internet, and nanotech
(and more). EECS alum Claire Tomlin (PhD, 1998) was also named
one of MIT Technology Review's 100 young innovators, along with former
EECS Postdoc Andre DeHon (1996-99) and alum Mike Horton (MSEE,
September 15, 2003
has announced that EECS professors Pravin
Stoica, and Doug
Tygar, along with SIMS professors John Chuang and Hal Varian,
and collaborators at several other institutions, have been awarded
a $7.5 million ITR award for their project "100 Mb/sec to 100
Million Homes and Small Businesses."
Bill Oldham participated in the "Cycle to the Sun" bicycle
race. The race took place in Maui, climbing from sea level to the summit of
Haleakala (10,005'). Professor Oldham came in 21st out of 100, 1st in his age
group, and 2nd of those over 50.
Oldham crossing the finish line)
Kris Pister was featured in a New Scientist article titled "March
of the motes: An unseen silicon army is gathering information on
Earth and its inhabitants. It's not an alien reconnaissance mission:
smart dust is finally hitting the streets, says Anil Ananthaswamy." Professor
David Culler also appeared in the article.
August 23, 2003
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Kris Pister appeared in a Business Week article titled "The
Future of Tech -- The Technology Road Map: The Quest for the Next
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David Culler appeared in a San Francisco Chronicle article titled "Remote
possibilities grow with redwoods: Tiny sensors a huge help in tracking
August 18, 2003
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