Kris Pister appeared in a San Jose Mercury News article
titled "Tiny sensors offer a treasure of data."
August 12, 2003
graduate student Ka-Ping Yee appeared in a San Jose Mercury News
article titled "Dean puts Web into campaign politics."
August 10, 2003
Shankar Sastry appeared on the National Public Radio show "Morning
Edition," in Larry Abramson's report about DARPA.
August 7, 2003
David Culler and Kris
Pister appeared in an Oakland Tribune article titled "UC
Berkeley tests 'smart dust' technology: New sensors used to study
how environment affects redwoods."
July 31, 2003
David Culler appeared in both the San Jose Mercury News
and the Sacramento Bee in an article titled "Researchers
use wireless sensors to collect tree data."
July 29, 2003
Edward Lee appeared in a Washington Times article titled "New
electronic 'sky walls' for airliners."
July 9, 2003
student Mai Nguyen-Huu appeared in a Design News article titled "Engineering
Students You'd Love to Hire: Snapshots of some of the best and brightest
engineers to be".
July 7, 2003
Kris Pister appeared in a Wall Street Journal Online article
titled "Tiny Wireless Sensors Are Poised for Market."
July 1, 2003
Culler appeared in an MIT Technical Review article titled "Casting
the Wireless Sensor Net: Smart, networked sensors will soon be
all around us, collectively processing vast amounts of previously
unrecorded data to help run factories, maintain crops, and even
watch for earthquakes."
Culler appeared in a New York Times Online article titled "Intel,
universities create world network. Intel, Princeton University,
the University of Calilfornia at Berkeley, and a host of other
academic and industrial heavyweights have banded together to take
the lag out of getting data from halfway around the world."
June 24, 2003
Necula appeared in a New Scientist article titled "Watching
him watching you. The latest surveillance technologies have raised
fears of a Big Brother-style society. But there is a way to spot
the terrorists, without losing your civil liberties, says Eugenie
June 14, 2003
Rabaey appeared in a New York Times article titled "Computing's
Big Shift: Flexibility in the Chips."
June 16, 2003
Mankoff appeared in a New York Times article titled "Glass
That Glows and Gives Stock Information."
Bajcsy was featured in a BBC News article titled "Iraq 'virtual
heritage' archive planned - A US university is hoping to create a
virtual archive of Iraq's historical treasures."
June 3, 2003
was also featured in a Los Angeles Times article titled "Berkeley
Plans to Revive Looted Museum on Web - Scholars hope to create a virtual
Iraqi art collection from records."
June 2, 2003
Yelick and Dave
Patterson were featured in an MIT Technology Review article
about their design for "a new microprocessor that puts the
capabilities of chips found in game consoles and personal computers
into battery-powered handheld devices," titled "Mobile
(registration for full article required)
Harvey appeared in a New York Times article titled "Computing's
May 22, 2003
alum Belle Wei (PhD , 1987) has been named dean of the College
of Engineering at San Jose State University, making her one of only
18 female engineering deans in the country. An article on her appointment
appeared in the San Jose Mercury News.
May 21, 2003
Tomlin, who received her PhD in EECS in 1998, has been awarded
the Donald P. Eckman award. The award recognizes an outstanding young
engineer in the field of automatic control. The recipient must be
younger than 35 years on January 1 of the year of award. Contributions
may be technical or scientific publications, theses, patents, inventions,
or combinations of the above in the field of automatic control.
Luthra, an EECS undergraduate student, has been selected for
Berkeley's University Medal, awarded annually to the top scholar
in the graduating class.
Bajcsy and David
Patterson have been named to serve on the President's Information
Technology Advisory Committee for two-year terms.
Fearing appeared in a National Geographic News article
titled "Fruit Flies Highlight Aerodynamics of Insect Flight."
El Ghaoui was featured in an East Bay Business Times article
titled "UC-Berkeley professor teams with Mountain View firm."
Bajcsy, CITRIS director and EECS professor, has received CRA's Distinguished
Shewchuck's mesh generation software Triangle has been selected
to receive the 2003 J.H. Wilkinson Prize in Numerical Software, awarded
once every four years by Argonne National Laboratory, the National Physical
Laboratory, and the Numerical Algorithms Group.
Adleman, who received his BS and PhD from UC Berkeley and was a student
of Manuel Blum, has won the A. M. Turing Award, along with Ronald Rivest
and Adi Shamir, for their contributions to public key cryptography.
Yannis Ioannidis, now of the University of Athens, has received the
VLDB 10 Year Paper Award. He was selected for his 1993 paper "Universality
of Serial Histograms."
Oldham received the Semiconductor Industry Association's
University Research Award for his career contributions to the semiconductor
Science Professor Eugene
Myers has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering "for
pioneering research and leadership in the development of computational
methods of genome sequencing and assembly."
Stoica, and David
Wagner received Sloan Research Fellowships for 2003. The
fellowships are awarded annually to recognize and support young
scientists and scholars in seven fields: chemistry, computational
and evolutionary molecular biology, computer science, economics,
mathematics, neuroscience, and physics. Winners receive grants
February 28, 2003
Culler appeared in a Silicon Valley Biz Ink article titled "Intel
funds acceleration of 'smart dust'."
Pisano appeared in a New York Times article titled "Nanotech
to pave way for micro-machines." (requires registration)
February 24, 2003
visiting lecturer and former CS adjunct professor Michael
Luby was featured in an East Bay Business Journal article regarding
Digital Fountain, the company he co-founded.
February 21, 2003
Ken Goldberg was featured in a Los Angeles Times article titled "Art:
Avant science. Artists and scientists both think creatively, so
why not match them in projects showcasing new research? In Pasadena,
the results have been adventurous."
David Culler and Kristofer
Pister were named on MIT
Technology Review's list of 10 emerging technologies for
their work on tiny, low-powered wireless sensors. An article on
this also appeared in the East Bay Business Times.
February 7, 2003
Weaver, a graduate student in computer science, was quoted in
an Oakland Tribune article titled "Computer worm called fastest-ever," about
the "slammer" worm that struck networks around the world
Culler appeared in an EE Times article titled "Companies
test prototype wireless-sensor nets."
January 28, 2003
Varaiya was featured in a San Francisco Chronicle article
titled "Life in the Fast Lane: Traffic expert Pravin Varaiya knows
why we drive ourselves crazy."
Hearst appeared in an Oakland Tribune article titled
"Palo Alto scientist may fend off Big Brother. Researcher could hold
key to protection of public from government's intrusions."
January 6, 2003
John Canny appeared in a New Scientist article titled
"Gadget printer' promises industrial revolution."
January 3, 2003
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