EECS professor David Culler named interim dean for data sciences
5/26/2017 - Chancellor-designate Carol Christ has appointed EECS professor David Culler as interim dean for the newly created Division of Data Sciences, effective July 1.
Researchers teach computers to be curious
5/25/2017 engadget - When you first played Super Mario Bros, you probably started by exploring, not by racing through the game. Berkeley computer scientists have imparted that same sense of curiosity into their algorithm in a move that could drastically advance the field of artificial intelligence.
IEOR grad student finds short proof for long route
5/25/2017 - IEOR graduate student Mark Velednitsky has reduced a 28-page proof for the classic traveling salesman problem to just a few lines, which will make it far more accessible to future students.
BioE's Yartsev wins young faculty award
5/17/2017 - Bioengineering assistant professor Michael Yartsev has been named a 2017 McKnight Scholar, an award honoring the best young neuroscience faculty in the country.
California’s next-generation infrastructure
The Spring 2017 Berkeley Engineer magazine examines next-gen infrastructure from smart buildings and membrane bioreactors to drone expressways and automated truck platooning — read all the latest visionary ideas from Berkeley researchers and see Oski’s guide to building a business at Berkeley. The magazine is now online and can be picked up in newsstands across campus.