Claire Tomlin

EECS professor Claire Tomlin elected to NAE

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected EECS professor and alumna Claire Tomlin (Ph.D. ’98 EECS) to its ranks. Tomlin was cited for her “contributions to design tools for safety-focused control of cyberphysical systems.”

EECS professor Claire Tomlin elected to NAE

2/7/2019 The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected EECS professor and alumna Claire Tomlin (Ph.D. ’98 EECS) to its ranks. Tomlin was cited for her “contributions to design tools for safety-focused control of cyberphysical systems.” Her research focuses on applications, unmanned aerial vehicles, air traffic control and modeling of biological processes. NAE is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to...

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New 3D printer uses rays of light to shape objects

1/31/2019, by Kara Menke A new 3D printer uses light to transform gooey liquids into complex solid objects in only a matter of minutes.

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Solve the Bay Area housing crisis, fight climate change and more, all while earning college credit

New UC Berkeley class has lofty goals for its students

2/6/2019 The 25 students enrolled in UC Berkeley’s newest class are shooting for more this semester than a good grade. In addition to earning an “A,” they intend to help solve the Bay Area’s housing shortage, prevent wildfires in the East Bay hills and slow climate change. In any other setting, such lofty ambitions might seem foolish. But in the university’s new “Hacking4Local” class, those goals and more are part of the syllabus.

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UC Berkeley students, from left, Ben Truong, Surabhi Yadav, Erik Phillip, Zachary Chao and Andre Balthazard, talk about solutions in the
  • Eli Yablonovitch honored with Optical Society award

    2/8/2019 - The Optical Society, the leading global professional association in optics and photonics, announced that the 2019 Frederic Ives Medal/Jarus W. Quinn Prize will be presented to Eli Yablonovitch of Berkeley Engineering. Yablonovitch is honored for “diverse and deep contributions to optical science including photonic crystals, strained semiconductor lasers, and new record-breaking solar cell physics.”

  • UC Berkeley launches accelerator to support blockchain startups

    1/29/2019 - The University of California, Berkeley has just announced the formation of a new blockchain-focused accelerator, the Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator. The new accelerator will help entrepreneurs pursue ventures in the blockchain space, tap into the vast resources of UC Berkeley and Silicon Valley, and receive expert industry guidance to create high-value blockchain startups.

  • Artificial intelligence could identify you and your health history from your step tracker

    1/28/2019 USA Today - Manufacturers say data stripped of identifying information is no privacy risk. But UC Berkeley's Anil Aswani and UCSF's Yoshimi Fukuoka found that artificial intelligence can overcome that. Time to update health privacy laws.

  • Modern technologies needed to prevent wildfires

    1/23/2019 Daily Californian - In an op-ed, mechanical engineering professor Tarek Zohdi writes about his new Fire Research Group's focus on actions needed to combat fire emergencies in both wildland and urban environments.

Empowering the next generation of engineers

Ashraf HabibullahAshraf Habibullah (M.S.'70 CEE), founder, president and CEO of Computers and Structures, Inc., delivers a View from the Top.

Tuesday, February 26
Noon-1 p.m.

Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall

This event is free and open to the community; lunch will be provided.

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