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  • BRETT, the Berkeley Robot for the Elimination of Tedious Tasks, ties a knot after watching others demonstrate it.
    Berkeley launches center to align AI systems with human values

    8/29/2016 - Berkeley artificial intelligence expert Stuart Russell will lead a new Center for Human-Compatible Artificial Intelligence, launched this week. The primary focus of the multi-university center is to ensure that AI systems are beneficial to humans.

  • Welcome to The House

    8/23/2016 - Cameron Baradar (B.S.’15 EECS) is launching the startup of startups in hopes of bolstering Berkeley’s entrepreneurship community.

  • Wei Gao and his sensor wristband, and Sergey Levine
    Seven Berkeley engineers named top innovators under 35

    8/23/2016 - Wei Gao, an EECS postdoc developing wearable sweat sensors to monitor health, and EECS assistant professor Sergey Levine, who helped pioneer “deep learning” for robots, are among seven Berkeley engineers on this year’s list of top innovators under 35, compiled by MIT Technology Review.

  • Ruzena Bajcsy and Michael Stonebreaker
    7 over 70: New thinking from older innovators

    8/23/2016 MIT Technology Review - A companion to Tech Review's annual 35 Innovators Under 35 list features seven innovators older than 70, including EECS professor Ruzena Bajcsy and EECS professor emeritus Michael Stonebraker, now at MIT.

  • From Dean Sastry
    Best of engineering and business, in one

    8/23/2016 - The M.E.T. Program, our exciting new partnership with the Haas School of Business, will guide students to earn two full B.S. degrees — one in engineering, one in business.

  • Eleanor Allen delivering her TEDx talk on access to water
    Why water is a women's issue

    8/22/2016 - Every year, half a million children die from drinking contaminated water. In a TED x talk in Denver, Eleanor Allen (M.S.'97 CE) explains why access to water is a women’s issue.

  • Anthony Levandowski (right) and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick in the lobby of Uber’s headquarters
    How robot lover Anthony Levandowski pioneered the driverless car

    8/22/2016 The Guardian - Anthony Levandowski (B.S.'02, M.S.'03 IEOR) is one the most influential engineers behind self-driving vehicles. Now that Uber has bought his latest startup, Otto, he talks about how it all started with a phone call from Mom.

  • Rachel Slaybaugh, nuclear engineering professor and founder of the Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp
    Nuclear innovators on campus

    8/12/2016 - Answering the call for clean energy solutions, the nuclear engineering department hosted a two-week intensive Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp.

  • mHealth researchers William Haskell (Stanford), Yoshimi Fukuoka (UCSF) and Anil Aswani (Berkeley IEOR)
    How data can personalize mobile health

    8/10/2016 - IEOR professor Anil Aswani, in partnership with colleagues from UCSF and Stanford, is investigating how mobile health applications can help individuals live healthier lifestyles.

  • phasor measurement unit and EECS professor Alexandra von Meier
    Detecting cybersecurity threats by taking the grid's pulse

    8/10/2016 IEEE Spectrum - EECS professor Alexandra von Meier and power quality expert Alex McEachern set out to build an advanced power sensor for utility distribution grids, and accidentally produced a promising tool to protect those grids from cyber attack.

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