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.
Honors & awards
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, has designed new ways to configure complex computer networks.
5/1/2019 Eli Yablonovitch was awarded the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering.
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.
4/9/2019 - Mechanical engineering professor Grace Gu is one of six 2019 Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D scholars.
4/2/2019 IEEE - Jitendra Malik, Arthur J. Chick Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at the University of California at Berkeley, has been named to receive the IEEE Computer Society’s 2019 Computer Pioneer Award.
3/11/2019 U.S. News & World Report - UC Berkeley was again No. 3 in U.S. News & World Report’s latest ranking of engineering graduate schools. All individual graduate programs were again among the top 10 in their field in the nation.