Faculty honors and awards

Berkeley Engineering faculty receive the most prestigious awards and honors bestowed by academic and professional societies, foundations and other civic organizations. Among these are the 74 active and emeriti faculty who hold membership in the National Academy of Engineering.

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  • Dean Sastry and Politecnico di Torino rector Marco Gilli hold the honorary degree
    Dean Sastry honored with degree from Politecnico di Torino

    2/16/2018 - Dean S. Shankar Sastry received an honorary doctorate degree from Politecnico di Torino recognizing a career defined by technical and societal contributions.

  • Anca Dragan and Raluca Ada Popa
    2 young EECS faculty among new Sloan Research Fellows

    2/15/2018 - EECS assistant professors Anca Dragan and Raluca Ada Popa are among six young Berkeley faculty members named as 2018 Sloan Research Fellows. The selections “honor early-career scholars whose achievements mark them as among the very best scientific minds working today.”

  • Berkeley Citation presented to Edward Lee
    Edward Lee of EECS awarded Berkeley Citation

    2/9/2018 - Former EECS Chair and currently Professor in the Graduate School Edward Lee was presented with the prestigious Berkeley Citation on Thursday for his distinguished contributions to UC Berkeley.

  • EECS professor Chang-Hasnain named to NAE

    2/7/2018 - EECS professor Constance Chang-Hasnain is among 83 new members elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Two alumni also were elected to the academy.

  • Grace O'Connell, Laura Wall, Avideh Zakhor
    Honors for three Berkeley Engineering faculty

    2/6/2018 - Three members of the Berkeley Engineering faculty — Grace O'Connell from mechanical engineering and Laura Waller and Avideh Zakhor from EECS — have recently received awards from scientific societies honoring their contributions to research and innovation in their fields.

  • Prasad Raghavendra
    NAS honors Prasad Raghavendra for computer science work

    1/17/2018 - Prasad Raghavendra, an EECS associate professor, was honored by the National Academy of Sciences for his revolutionary research in computer science, sharing the inaugural $100,000 Michael and Sheila Held Prize with David Steurer of ETH Zurich.

  • Robert Full showing students the adhesive pads of a gecko
    New course to tap Berkeley’s diversity and maker spirit

    12/20/2017 - Thanks to a $1 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Robert Full, professor of integrative biology and EECS, can realize a dream to show students how hacking the secrets of biology can help them design their future and give back to their communities.

  • Tsu-Jae King Liu, Eli Yablonovitch
    Liu, Yablonovitch honored as inventors

    12/12/2017 - EECS professors Tsu-Jae King Liu and Eli Yablonovitch are among three newly named Berkeley fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, an organization that champions the societal benefits of university research.

  • Randy Katz
    Randy Katz inducted into Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame

    11/29/2017 - EECS professor Randy Katz (M.S. '78/Ph.D. '80), co-developer of the RAID concept for computer storage, has been inducted into the Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame for his research and his "exemplary mentorship and teaching."

  • McLaughlin Hall
    Rising ratings for Berkeley Engineering

    9/14/2017 - U.S. News & World Report releases 2018 undergraduate program rankings, CEE retakes number one.