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Jacobs Hall takes shape

The mood was festive when the college community gathered to celebrate the placement of the final steel beam atop the new Jacobs Hall.

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Jacobs Hall takes shape

2/25/2015, by Daniel McGlynn Last Friday, members of the college community, along with the construction crew and benefactors, gathered to celebrate a major milestone: the topping out of Jacobs Hall, a new building steadily rising north of Soda Hall. The topping out marks the halfway point in construction, the outline of the steel frame...

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Steve Wozniak and Yoky Matsuoka

Wozniak, Matsuoka honored with Cal Alumni awards

3/3/2015 Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist Steve Wozniak (B.S.'86 EECS), co-founder of Apple Computer, has been named the 2015 Alumnus of the Year by the Cal Alumni Association . Robotics pioneer and fellow EECS alum Yoky Matsuoka (B.S.'93), an executive at Google, Nest and Twitter, received an Excellence in Achievement Award.

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Bringing the invisible to light

2/27/2015 EECS professor Laura Waller is working on computational imaging methods for quantitative phase microscopy, which can be applied in a variety of scientific and industrial settings. Her work is supported by the Bakar Fellows Program for young faculty whose work holds commercial promise.

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  • KQED e-book explores engineering through cookstoves

    3/2/2015 KQED Quest - KQED’s new Engineering Is… e-book series launches with the Berkeley Darfur cookstove, developed by environmental engineering professor Ashok Gadgil to improve the lives of refugees in the war-torn Darfur region of Sudan.

  • SkyDeck accepting spring 2015 applications

    2/26/2015 - SkyDeck, the startup accelerator in downtown Berkeley co-sponsored by the College of Engineering, is accepting applications for their spring 2015 session. All entrepreneurs affiliated with UC Berkeley, Berkeley Lab or UCSF are encouraged to apply; the deadline is March 31.

  • Forget the Singularity, let’s talk Multiplicity

    2/25/2015 Robohub - EECS and new media professor Ken Goldberg recaps his trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where he talked about artificial intelligence and took part in a debate on "Will Machines Make Better Decisions Than Humans?"

  • Data and development: The Mezuri platform

    2/25/2015 Blum Center - Computer science professor Eric Brewer, leader of the Technology and Infrastructure for Emerging Regions (TIER) group, talks about his platform to better understand development projects through integrated data analysis.

Engineering commencement

May 18, 2015

Commencement brings together students, faculty, friends and families to celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of Berkeley Engineering graduates. The spring 2015 College of Engineering commencement will consist of two ceremonies on Monday, May 18, one for baccalaureate degree recipients and one for graduate degree recipients. Students must register online by April 17 in order to participate in commencement and reserve tickets for family and friends.

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