Bin Yu

Seeking data wisdom

Science and engineering have a way of turning what seems like fantasy into reality — like "mind reading," or genetic organ formation, two promising research areas that rely on a powerful interlocking of science, computation and statistics that EECS and statistics professor Bin Yu calls "data wisdom."

Student competition team and their race car

Move into high gear: undergrad applications due November 30

6/16/2014 Ready to apply to Berkeley Engineering? Visit our undergraduate admissions page for important information about our programs.

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Q+A with BRETT

11/1/2015 “How can we get a robot to think about situations it’s never seen before?” asks EECS professor Pieter Abbeel. In this Q&A, BRETT, resident robot in Abbeel’s lab, describes its experiences with deep learning.

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BRETT and Pieter Abbeel
  • Google picks Diane Greene to expand its cloud business

    11/23/2015 NY Times - Google, playing catch-up in the booming cloud computing market, has named VMware co-founder Diane Greene (M.S.'88 EECS), a respected Silicon Valley entrepreneur and technologist, to head its cloud business that caters to companies.

  • James Demmel among 3 new AAAS fellows

    11/23/2015 - Three UC Berkeley faculty members are among 347 new fellows named to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, including James Demmel, professor of mathematics and of computer sciences, who was cited for his distinguished contributions to the theory and practice of numerical linear algebra.

  • The superior stethoscope

    11/20/2015 Time - The Eko Core smart stethoscope, developed by CEO Connor Landgraf (B.S.’13, M.Eng.’14 BioE) and his team at Eko Devices, has been named one of the 25 best inventions of 2015 by Time magazine.

  • Instant eSports

    11/17/2015 - Instant eSports, recently founded by three former EECS students, is a new type of media company for a new type of sports fan.

Berkeley Engineer

Berkeley Engineer

A device that converts a smartphone into a potentially lifesaving diagnostic tool, a new method for testing beating cardiac cells outside of the body, and the power of a 3-D printed prosthetic hand. These, along with other breakthroughs and engineering news, are just a few of the stories in the latest issue of Berkeley Engineer. The magazine is now available in print and digital versions.

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