Berkeley professor Doug Tygar, leading expert in cybersecurity and privacy, has died
1/17/2020 - Doug Tygar, professor of computer sciences and information management, died on Thursday, Jan. 16, at the age of 57. Over his 20-year tenure at UC Berkeley, he made key contributions in the areas of computer security, cryptography, privacy and digital rights management.
UC Berkeley professor influences Facebook’s efforts to combat deepfakes
1/14/2020 - The social media giant hired Hany Farid to help it detect fake videos, but Farid says company's new policy is problematic.
Tarek Zohdi named 2019 AAM Fellow
1/2/2020 American Academy of Mechanics - Tarek Zohdi, professor of mechanical engineering, has been named the 2019 Fellow of the American Academy of Mechanics, an honor accorded to only one person per year in the country.
Grad students, Databricks founder tackle programming challenge
12/17/2019 Business Insider - RISELab spinoff Anyscale is building tools and infrastructure to run distributed applications, the next really hard problem for big data programmers.
Berkeley Engineering's 2020 graduate (master's and Ph.D.) and undergraduate commencement ceremonies will be held on Tuesday, May 19, at the Hearst Greek Theatre. Initial details are on our Commencement page; registration and ticket information will be available in early March.