12/20/2017 - Thanks to a $1 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Robert Full, professor of integrative biology and EECS, can realize a dream to show students how hacking the secrets of biology can help them design their future and give back to their communities.
Honors & awards
12/12/2017 - EECS professors Tsu-Jae King Liu and Eli Yablonovitch are among three newly named Berkeley fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, an organization that champions the societal benefits of university research.
12/4/2017 - A team of UC Berkeley graduate students with serious data science and analysis skills, including EECS MS student Allen Tang and CEE Ph.D. candidate Eric Munsing beat teams from the likes of Harvard, MIT and Oxford to win the $100,000 top prize in an international data science competition staged by the hedge fund Citadel.
11/29/2017 - EECS professor Randy Katz (M.S. '78/Ph.D. '80), co-developer of the RAID concept for computer storage, has been inducted into the Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame for his research and his "exemplary mentorship and teaching."
11/17/2017 - Three Berkeley Engineering alumni — Siddharth Satish and Kunwoo Lee from Bioengineering and Han Jin from Industrial Engineering and Operations Research — are among the young stars included in the 2018 edition of the Forbes 30 Under 30 list.
11/1/2017 Han Jin, founder and CEO of Lucid VR, was recently named to Inc.’s “30 under 30” list.
9/14/2017 - U.S. News & World Report releases 2018 undergraduate program rankings, CEE retakes number one.
9/13/2017 - EECS professor Ruzena Bajcsy has won a John Scott Award, bestowed since 1834 by the city of Philadelphia on those who have improved "the comfort, welfare and happiness of mankind." Bajcsy was honored for her contributions to robotics and engineering science.
9/11/2017 SF Business Times - Bioengineering professor Amy Herr and EECS professor Scott Shenker are inaugural winners of the Berkeley Visionary Awards, an honor created by the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce to recognize innovative leaders in the city whose work is creating an economic impact.
8/23/2017 - At the USENIX Security Conference in Vancouver this month, a team of computer science researchers from Berkeley Engineering won the 2017 Internet Defense Prize — and a $100,000 award — for their new approach to detecting credential spear phishing attacks.