U.S. Military researchers work to fix easily fooled AI
9/19/2019 NPR - NPR's All Things Considered talked to EECS professor Dawn Song about her AI work with traffic signs to explain how U.S. Military researchers are working to combat what they call "adversarial artificial intelligence." That's when someone hacks into an AI system to transmit the wrong information.
Berkeley Engineering is #3 in U.S. News rankings
9/9/2019 U.S. News & World Report - Berkeley Engineering was again ranked the number three program overall and the top public engineering school, in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report annual list of “America’s Best Colleges.” Eight individual engineering programs were ranked top 5 in their respective fields, and all were in the top 10.
Sally Floyd, who helped things run smoothly online, dies at 69
9/5/2019 New York Times - Sally Floyd (Ph.D '89, EECS) was one of the inventors of Random Early Detection, which continues to play a vital role in the stability of the internet. She passed away on August 25.
New Bakar Fellows already are making an impact
9/5/2019 - Three Berkeley Engineering professors have been named 2019 - 2020 Bakar Fellows. The fellows are Niren Murthy (BioE), Raluca Ada Popa (EECS) and Kenichi Soga (CEE).
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Friday, September 27
Chandrika Tandon, business leader, Grammy-nominated artist and humanitarian, will talk with Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu about the importance of defying conventions in Breaking Boundaries. The program will start at noon in the Bantato Auditorium; lunch will be provided.