7/3/2019 - Anca Dragan and Javad Lavaei have been awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the White House announced this week.
Honors & awards
6/25/2019 - Two Berkeley Engineering professors — mechanical engineering’s Grace Gu and EECS’ Raluca Ada Popa — were included in MIT Technology Review’s list of “innovators under 35” today. This honor is given annually to technologists whose work has great potential to change the world
6/14/2019 - Aaron Streets, assistant professor of bioengineering, is one of 22 early-career researchers joining the 2019 Pew Scholars Program in Biomedical Sciences.
5/10/2019 - Tyler Chen, a joint major in materials science and bioengineering, is this year’s winner of the University Medal, Berkeley's highest honor for graduating seniors. He's also an inventor, a black belt in taekwondo, and a relentless optimist.
5/1/2019 Eli Yablonovitch was awarded the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering.
5/1/2019 - EECS professor Scott Shenker is one of eight UC Berkeley faculty elected to the National Academy of Sciences this year. He is considered to be one of the top computer scientists in the country and has designed new ways to configure complex computer networks.
4/30/2019 Marconi Society - Vasuki Narasimha Swamy (Ph.D. '18 EECS) has been named a 2019 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar Award for her work to design robust wireless protocol frameworks for ultra-reliable low-latency communications.
4/23/2019 Carnegie Corporation - Stuart Russell, a professor of electrical engineering and computer science, was named a 2019 Carnegie Fellow. He was recognized for his artificial intelligence work.
4/17/2019 - EECS professor Claire Tomlin is one of nine Berkeley faculty honored with membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for 2019.
4/16/2019 Hertz Foundation - Jordan Edmunds, a PhD student in EECS, was named a 2019 Hertz Fellow. He specializes in the fabrication of neural interfaces— tools for studying and interacting with the brain.