03/26/20 - UC Berkeley and UIUC are the headquarters for the C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute, which announced a call for research proposals for AI technology to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.
03/17/20 - In the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, the college ranked third out of more than 200 graduate engineering schools
03/02/20 - Berkeley’s fourth comprehensive capital campaign, Light the Way: The Campaign for Berkeley, is one of the largest launched by any U.S. university, public or private.
03/02/20 - Berkeley Engineering has raised $476 million to date for faculty, students, facilities and programs
10/25/19 - Berkeley Engineering is joining with other units on campus to offer a master of design degree and a joint MEng/MBA degree program.
09/24/19 - Today, Berkeley Engineering unveiled a new diversity, equity and inclusion resource collection at the Kresge Engineering Library. The collection consists of physical books as well as electronic books and other electronic resources.
09/09/19 - Berkeley Engineering's undergraduate program was again ranked third overall and the top public engineering school by U.S. News & World Report. Eight individual engineering programs were ranked among the top 5 in their respective fields, and all were in the top 10.
09/05/19 - Three Berkeley Engineering professors have been named 2019–20 Bakar Fellows: Niren Murthy (BioE), Raluca Ada Popa (EECS) and Kenichi Soga (CEE).
08/14/19 - Microsoft's Jennifer Tour Chayes will become the university's new associate provost for the Division of Data Science and Information and dean of the School of Information.
08/06/19 - Jerome R. Singer, professor emeritus and a pioneer in the field of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), passed away in July. Singer taught and conducted research in the electrical engineering and computer sciences and the biophysics departments at Berkeley for 25 years.
07/23/19 - Haas School of Business and UC Berkeley have joined forces to launch a concurrent MBA/MEng degree program to equip innovative leaders with the skills to take on complex and technical challenges. Enrolling for fall 2020, the program will allow students to earn both a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Engineering degree in just two years.
05/22/19 - At two rainy commencement ceremonies, speakers called on graduates to draw on their Berkeley Engineering education to promote equity as well as innovation.
05/04/19 - UC Berkeley and the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) are teaming up to establish a new educational program to accelerate infrastructure systems for sustainable energy.
04/30/19 - The Responsible Computer Science Challenge, an ambitious $3.5 million initiative, has chosen UC Berkeley as one of its inaugural awardees. The award will support UC Berkeley faculty and students in computer science, social science, and humanities to develop and scale Berkeley's groundbreaking ethics curriculum for data science and computer science.
04/18/19 - Elwyn Berlekamp, professor emeritus of mathematics and of EECS, developed error-correcting codes that allowed spacecraft from Voyager to the Hubble Space Telescope to send accurate and detailed images back to Earth.
04/02/19 - 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.
03/12/19 - 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.
02/08/19 - The National Academy of Engineering has elected EECS professor and alumna Claire Tomlin (Ph.D'98 EECS) to its ranks. Tomlin was cited for her “contributions to design tools for safety-focused control of cyberphysical systems.”
02/07/19 - The 25 students enrolled in UC Berkeley's new “Hacking4Local” class are shooting for more than a good grade. They also intend to help solve the Bay Area's housing shortage, prevent wildfires in the East Bay hills and slow climate change. Those lofty goals, and more, are all part of the syllabus.
01/30/19 - In an interview with Angela Zheng from EngineerGirl, Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu talks about her path to electrical engineering, her priorities as dean, and her advice to students from all backgrounds considering a career in engineering.