Symposium open to all

Women in Tech: The future of AI

10/11/2018 CITRIS - Women in Tech: The future of AI (November 16 in Banatao Auditorium) will highlight the experiences of women in artificial intelligence and explore our collective future with representatives from established companies, startups, academia and the public sector.

NextProf career workshop provides pipeline for diverse faculty

Berkeley Engineering Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu talks with NextProf Nexus participants

9/11/2018 - Nearly 70 graduate students and postdoctoral researchers from around the country gathered at UC Berkeley for a three-day workshop designed to strengthen and diversify the next generation of academic leaders in engineering. The event, called NextProf Nexus, is hosted by Berkeley Engineering and Michigan Engineering.

A.M. Turing Award lecture to be livestreamed

John Hennessy and David Patterson, circa 1991

5/29/2018 HPC Wire - EECS professor emeritus David A. Patterson and former Stanford president John L. Hennessy, who received the 2017 ACM A.M. Turing Award for pioneering a systematic, quantitative approach to the design and evaluation of computer architectures, will jointly present the Turing Award Lecture on June 4 at the International Symposium of Computer Architecture in Los Angeles. The Turing Award lecture is open to the public and will be livestreamed .

Women in blockchain

Women in Industry panelists

5/21/2018 - Blockchain at Berkeley hosted she(256) , the university’s first women in blockchain conference, last month at Memorial Stadium.

An engineer's guide to sexism

Teresa Meng

2/23/2018 EE Times - It’s not often a female engineer steps before hundreds of male colleagues at a major conference and gives a tutorial on the institutional sexism in their profession. But that's what happened at this month's International Solid State Circuits Conference, where Berkeley alum Teresa Meng (M.S.'84, Ph.D.'88 EECS), Stanford professor and Atheros Communications co-founder, addressed “Winning the game in a male-dominated industry.”

Celebrating diversity in engineering and science

Gary May speaking with students

2/13/2018 - The Black Engineering and Science Students Association and the Black Graduate Engineering and Science Students celebrated milestone anniversaries with a daylong event at Alumni House on Feb. 10, including a keynote address by alumnus and UC Davis Chancellor Gary May.

How to build a viral app

Nikita Bier (right) being interviewed by Jeremy Fiance of the House Fund

2/6/2018 Sutardja Center - Telling a Newton Lecture Series audience that he got "really good at failing," Berkeley alumnus Nikita Bier recounted his difficult journey to creating TBH, a viral app that allows teenagers to anonymously compliment each other through a series of polls.