Students

Minority STEM PhDs fare better with clear expectations, acceptance

Ph.D. graduates taking a selfie at commencement

1/9/2019 - Women and underrepresented minorities in STEM fields are more likely to advance professionally, publish more research and secure postdoctoral and faculty positions if their institutional culture is welcoming and sets clear expectations, according to a new study.

Fighting fake news

Doctored photo of shark on a Houston highway

11/14/2018 Berkeley students have created SurfSafe, a machine learning tool that identifies when an online photo has been doctored.

Farewell

11/14/2018 Obituaries for Berkeley Engineering faculty and alumni

New STEM podcast

Sally Winkler and Kayla Wolf

11/14/2018 Bioengineering grad students launched the Double Shelix podcast to discuss the challenges women face in pursuing STEM careers.

A collision of talent

Illustration of a football player running with a ball

11/14/2018 A course at Berkeley teams STEM students with athletes to develop sports-related technology.

Three named as top young innovators

Alessandro Chiesa, Chelsea Finn and John Schulman

11/14/2018 Alessandro Chiesa, Chelsea Finn and John Schulman were recognized on MIT Technology Review’s list of “35 Innovators Under 35.”

A tiny step into the final frontier

Berkeley undergrads holding examples of their tiny SpinorSats

10/15/2018 Medium - Six undergrad engineers are developing "SpinorSats" — each less than 10 grams, about the size of an Apple Watch — that they hope will be the smallest maneuverable satellites in space.

Student's 'astounding' solution to quantum puzzle

Urmila Mahadev giving a computer science seminar

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?

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