Squishy robot navigating a pile of debris

Squishy robots can drop from a helicopter and land safely

New soccer-ball-shaped robots, created by engineers at Berkeley and Squishy Robotics, can fall hundreds of feet and be no worse for wear, or shapeshift in order to crawl from one point to another.

Squishy robots can drop from a helicopter and land safely

4/24/2019 New soccer-ball-shaped robots, created by engineers at Berkeley and Squishy Robotics, can fall hundreds of feet and be no worse for wear, or shapeshift in order to crawl from one point to another.

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Notre Dame of Paris

On rebuilding Notre Dame

4/19/2019 CEE professor Matthew De Jong discusses the proposed reconstruction of Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral.

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Microscopic ‘traffic cops’ for optical communications

4/15/2019 Berkeley engineers have built a new photonic switch that can control the direction of light passing through optical fibers faster and more efficiently than ever — and possibly revolutionize how information travels through data centers and high-performance supercomputers.

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  • Stuart Russell is a 2019 Carnegie Fellow

    4/23/2019 Carnegie Corporation - Stuart Russell, a professor of electrical engineering and computer science, was named a 2019 Carnegie Fellow. He was recognized for his artificial intelligence work.

  • Elwyn Berlekamp, game theorist and coding pioneer, dies

    4/18/2019 - Elwyn Berlekamp, professor emeritus of mathematics and of EECS, developed error-correcting codes that allowed spacecraft from Voyager to the Hubble Space Telescope to send accurate and detailed images back to Earth.

  • Claire Tomlin elected to AAAS

    4/17/2019 - EECS professor Claire Tomlin is one of nine Berkeley faculty honored with membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for 2019.

  • Can't sing? These undergrads have a karaoke booth just for you

    4/16/2019 - A trio of undergraduates, including M.E.T. freshman Luofei Chen and EECS junior Aayush Tyagi, have launched Oki Karaoke, a startup that hopes to bring soundproof karaoke pods, already popular across Asia, to the United States.

Get ready for commencement!

Registration is now open for the College of Engineering's Spring 2019 Commencement.

This year's ceremonies will be held on Tuesday, May 21, at the Hearst Greek Theatre. Information about tickets, caps and gowns, transportation, disabled accommodation requests, diplomas, pictures, etc., is on our commencement web page.

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