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EECS professor Claire Tomlin elected to NAE

Claire Tomlin

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.”

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

UC Berkeley students, from left, Ben Truong, Surabhi Yadav, Erik Phillip, Zachary Chao and Andre Balthazard, talk about solutions in the

2/6/2019 Mercury News - 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.

Dean Liu chats with EngineerGirl

Dean Liu and Angela Zheng outside the dean's office in McLaughlin Hall

1/30/2019 EngineerGirl - In an interview with Angela Zheng from EngineerGirl, Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu talks about her path to electrical engineering, her priorities as dean, and her advice to students from all backgrounds considering a career in engineering.

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.

Eli Yablonovitch wins 2019 Franklin Medal

Eli Yablonovitch

12/10/2018 - EECS professor Eli Yablonovitch will receive the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering for his work in radio- and light-based technologies.

Sports Tech - The future of Cal Athletics

Sports-Tech class

12/7/2018 Berkeley Science Review - A new collaboration between Cal Athletics and the College of Engineering, puts athletes and engineers to work developing base technologies or applications that improve athletic performance.

Q+A with Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu

Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu

11/14/2018 New Berkeley Engineering Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu elaborates on her priorities and long-term vision for the college.

Expanding the pipeline

NextProf Nexus participants outside Blum Hall.

11/14/2018 The NextProf Nexus workshop prepares diverse graduate students for careers in higher education.

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