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.
Seeking data wisdom
11/23/2015 Berkeley Research - 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."
Berkeley Engineering team wins $10,000 for cloud-storage innovation
11/23/2015 Daily Californian - The EECS graduate student duo of Tae Joon Seok and Sangyoon Han has come away with $10,000 after winning third place in a national competition among collegiate inventors for their cloud-technology innovation, called the Silicon Waveguide Array Photonic Switch.
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.
Of war, water and working to fix South Sudan
11/18/2015 - Civil engineering undergrad Akol Kuan brought tales of his native South Sudan to Oakland’s Beacon Day School, where sixth graders had just finished reading A Long Walk to Water, a novel that follows the hardships and heartbreaks of two Sudanese 11-year-olds.
Berkeley Lab dedicates new computing center to late EECS professor
11/17/2015 - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has opened a new building dedicated to energy supercomputing and networking, and named it after the late Shyh Wang, an EECS professor and a pioneer in semiconductor lasers.
InDinero CEO Jessica Mah delivers Newton lecture
11/17/2015 - At the October 27 Newton lecture, alumnus and InDinero co-founder Jessica Mah (B.S.’10 EECS) talked about the experience of launching a multi-million-dollar business.
Science and the public good
11/17/2015 - To be equitable and sustainable, international development goals need to incorporate innovations in science and technology and harness the data revolution.
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.
The Rise of the Modern World in a water perspective. A comparison of water-society systems in Great Britain, China and India
2015-12-02, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm | 126, Barrows Hall
Bringing AI Out of the Lab and Into People's Lives
2015-12-09, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | 310, Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall
M.Eng. Capstone Expo 2015
2015-12-10, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Lobby, Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Manufacturing Transparency Conference
2016-10-28, 9:00 am - 6:30 pm | 310 Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall