A sinking skyscraper and a deepening dispute
9/23/2016 New York Times - The sinking and leaning Millennium Tower in San Francisco is highlighting the risks posed by San Francisco's relatively unfettered rash of skyscraper-building, both because of the quality of the soil and the city's position between two major earthquake faults. "This is the first sentinel telling us maybe we should be a little more careful," says civil engineering professor Nicholas Sitar.
A lesson of Tesla crashes? Computer vision can’t do it all yet
9/21/2016 New York Times - EECS department chair Jitendra Malik, a researcher in computer vision for three decades, doesn’t own a Tesla, but he has advice for people who do. “Knowing what I know about computer vision,,” he said, “I wouldn’t take my hands off the steering wheel.”
In startup sweepstakes, it’s Cal vs. Stanford
9/14/2016 - In the tech entrepreneurship race, Berkeley alumni created the most companies over the past decade, while Stanford graduated the most company founders, according to the industry analytics firm PitchBook.
Berkeley again ranks well with U.S. News
9/13/2016 - Berkeley remained the top-ranked public university, and engineering was again the #3 program overall and the top public engineering school, in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report annual list of “America’s Best Colleges.”
One program, two degrees, countless opportunities
Berkeley Engineering has teamed with the Haas School of Business to introduce the new Management, Entrepreneurship, & Technology Program. Study engineering, business and technology innovation, earning two Bachelor of Science degrees in just four years. This program, for incoming freshmen, will feature internships, career coaching and plenty of hands-on practice.
Apply by November 30, 2016 for Fall 2017 admission.