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Eli Yablonovitch wins 2019 Franklin Medal

Eli Yablonovitch

12/10/2018 - Eli Yablonovitch, professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences, will receive the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering.

Watch just a few self-driving cars stop traffic jams

Traffic on freeway interchange

11/19/2018 Science - Anyone can start a traffic jam — just by tapping the brakes. Now, scientists at Berkeley have shown that a few self-driving cars can prevent such jams — and in some cases double the average speed of surrounding vehicles.

'I don't really want to work at Facebook'

A tableful of students take part in the Cal Hacks hackathon

11/15/2018 New York Times - A visit to Cal Hacks finds that for many young engineers, including Berkeley computer science students, the stigma of working for Facebook is beginning to outweigh the financial and other benefits.

Berkeley engineers selected to modernize the grid

Thumbnail of video: The ARPA-E Grid Optimization (GO) Competition

11/2/2018 - The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has selected eighteen teams, including two with Berkeley Engineering researchers, to participate in the Grid Optimization Competition. which aims to develop new management software for the nation's electricity grid.

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