11/19/2018 - This month, Berkeley Engineering dean Tsu-Jae King Liu was honored by the Silicon Valley Engineering Council (SVEC) and Women’s Inc. magazine for her trailblazing contributions to research and industry.
Honors & awards
11/14/2018 Alessandro Chiesa, Chelsea Finn and John Schulman were recognized on MIT Technology Review’s list of “35 Innovators Under 35.”
11/13/2018 - Recently retired IEOR professor Shmuel Oren, now serving as a professor of the graduate school, has been awarded the Berkeley Citation, one of UC Berkeley’s highest awards honoring individuals "whose achievements exceed the standards of excellence."
10/24/2018 - Berkeley engineers, led by computer sciences professor Dawn Song, are part of the new Center for Trustworthy Machine Learning funded by the National Science Foundation. The NSF center, led by Pennsylvania State University and announced today, will focus on developing secure systems in the era of machine learning models. The center will receive $10 million over five years.
10/9/2018 CoinDesk - A new survey ranks UC Berkeley second in the nation for blockchain education (and the only public school on the list). Berkeley was praised for its engineering prowess, its interdisciplinary courses and its vibrant on-campus community, including the Blockchain at Berkeley student group.
10/8/2018 Quanta Magazine - Berkeley computer science postdoc Urmila Mahadev spent eight years in graduate school solving one of the most basic questions in quantum computation: How do you know whether a quantum computer has done anything quantum at all?
9/14/2018 - Eight Berkeley engineers — representing bioengineering, computer science and energy science — have been named to the Siebel Scholars Foundation’s 2019 class, recognized for their academic achievements and demonstrated leadership.
8/16/2018 - New global rankings place UC Berkeley at the pinnacle of public universities and fifth overall in the world. The 2018 Academic Rankings of World Universities also score several Berkeley Engineering programs highly, including top-3 rankings for materials science and engineering, electrical and electronic engineering and biotechnology.
7/31/2018 - IEOR professor Ikhlaq Sidhu, faculty director and chief scientist at the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology, has been awarded the 2018 Major Education Innovation Award by the IEEE Educational Activities Board for his contributions in entrepreneurship pedagogy and innovative teaching methods.
7/27/2018 - Berkeley Engineering faculty members Steven Conolly, Ming Wu, Ting Xu and David Schaffer are among the new members of the Bakar Fellows Program.