Faculty honors and awards

Berkeley Engineering faculty receive the most prestigious awards and honors bestowed by academic and professional societies, foundations and other civic organizations. Among these are the 75 active and emeriti faculty who hold membership in the National Academy of Engineering.

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  • McLaughlin Hall
    Rising ratings for Berkeley Engineering

    9/14/2017 - U.S. News & World Report releases 2018 undergraduate program rankings, CEE retakes number one.

  • Ruzena Bajcsy
    Ruzena Bajcsy honored for contributions to mankind

    9/13/2017 - EECS professor Ruzena Bajcsy has won a John Scott Award, bestowed since 1834 by the city of Philadelphia on those who have improved "the comfort, welfare and happiness of mankind." Bajcsy was honored for her contributions to robotics and engineering science.

  • Award winners Mike Alvarez Cohen, Amy Herr and Scott Shenker
    Herr, Shenker win Berkeley Visionary awards

    9/11/2017 SF Business Times - Bioengineering professor Amy Herr and EECS professor Scott Shenker are inaugural winners of the Berkeley Visionary Awards, an honor created by the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce to recognize innovative leaders in the city whose work is creating an economic impact.

  • Anca Dragan
    Ensuring that robots and humans work and play well together

    8/17/2017 MIT Tech Review - EECS assistant professor Anca Dragan is working to distill complicated or vague human behavior into simple mathematical models that robots can understand. Her visionary work has landed her a spot on MIT Tech Review's 35 Innovators Under 35 list.

  • Ana Claidia Arias with a flexible medical sensor
    Ana Claudia Arias wins FLEXI R&D award

    6/22/2017 SEMI - EECS associate professor Ana Claudia Arias has won the 2017 FLEXI R&D Achievement award for her development of flexible medical sensors and printed flexible devices.

  • Michael Yartsev
    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.

  • Rikky Muller
    Rikky Muller wins early career professor award

    5/8/2017 Keysight - EECS assistant professor Rikky Muller has been selected to receive the 2017 Keysight Early Career Professor Award for her work in advanced integrated circuits for implantable and wearable medical devices.

  • Magnetic Insight logo
    Angel investors honor Magnetic Insights as innovative startup

    5/3/2017 - Bioengineering startup Magnetic Insight, founded by Patrick Goodwill (Ph.D.'10 BioE) and professor Steven Conolly, was selected by the Angel Capital Association for its 2017 Luis Villalobos Award for ingenuity, creativity, and innovation among startups.

  • Jitendra Malik
    Malik honored for pioneering computer vision work

    5/3/2017 ACM - EECS chair and professor Jitendra Malik has won the 2016 ACM - AAAI Allen Newell Award "for seminal contributions to computer vision that have led the field in image segmentation and object category recognition."

  • Katherine Yelick
    NAE Class of 2017

    5/1/2017 - Eight Berkeley Engineering professors, alumni and board members have joined the National Academy of Engineering.