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.
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.
12/9/2019 - Berkeley’s population of burgeoning computer scientists has recently grown a lot more diverse, thanks in part to a series of programs that were launched to support women and underrepresented minorities in computer science.
12/6/2019 IEEE - The electrical engineering and computer sciences professor emeritus was recognized for his distinguished work with semiconductor models, particularly 3D device structures.
12/3/2019 - Pieter Abbeel, professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences, led a team of researchers to develop Blue, the Berkeley robot for Learning in Unstructured Environments.
11/20/2019 - The Hopper-Dean Foundation has awarded $2 million over two years to the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences in support of diversity initiatives in computer science.
11/18/2019 New York Times - Electrical engineering and computer sciences professor Dawn Song, a leading expert in computer security and trustworthy artificial intelligence, is building a platform in which people control their own data online and are compensated for its use by corporations.
11/5/2019 Los Angeles Times - Leaders in artificial intelligence are unveiling a tool to push back against deepfake videos, built in part on scanning software that UC Berkeley has been developing in partnership with the U.S. military.
10/25/2019 Researchers broke another record in thermophotovoltaics, raising the efficiency of converting heat into electricity from 23% to 29%.
10/25/2019 Kurt Peterson was awarded the 2019 IEEE Medal of Honor for his contributions to microelectromechanical systems research.