07/22/20 — Four EECS professors are featured in an IEEE Spectrum article about efforts to replace Moore's Law with a better metric to measure progress in semiconductors
07/21/20 — National Science Foundation grant aims to establish a multi-university institute focused on speeding the development of quantum computers
06/15/20 — The creators of BerkeleyDB have won the 2020 Association for Computing Machinery SIGMOD Systems Award for their "seminal work" on the revolutionary software library.
05/08/20 — Kristin Persson leads the Materials Project, an open-access online database to assist scientists searching for the next big thing in batteries, solar cells, and computer chips
04/29/20 — Ramesh has created nanosized materials that can power small electrical devices with minimal amounts of energy
04/10/20 — Nobel Laureate Saul Perlmutter and Public Health Dean Michael Lu moderate April 7 roundtable with computing and data science researchers
02/12/20 — Sanjam Garg, an assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences (EECS), and Aditya Parameswaran, who has a joint appointment in EECS and the School of Information, were among nine Berkeley faculty members to win the prestigious research honor.
02/05/20 — The Division of Computing, Data Science and Society (CDSS) is the permanent name of Berkeley's interdisciplinary division launched in November 2018.
01/17/20 I School — Doug Tygar, professor of computer sciences and information management, died on Thursday, Jan. 16, at the age of 57. Over his 20-year tenure at UC Berkeley, he made key contributions in the areas of computer security, cryptography, privacy and digital rights management.
12/17/19 Business Insider — RISELab spinoff Anyscale is building tools and infrastructure to run distributed applications, the next really hard problem for big data programmers.
12/03/19 — Pieter Abbeel, professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences, led a team of researchers to develop Blue, the Berkeley robot for Learning in Unstructured Environments.
11/18/19 New York Times — Electrical engineering and computer sciences professor Dawn Song, a leading expert in computer security and trustworthy artificial intelligence, is building a platform in which people control their own data online and are compensated for its use by corporations.
11/14/19 Berkeley News — The newly launched Weill Neurohub, supported with a $106 million gift from the Weill Family Foundation, will bring together researchers in engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry and mathematics to speed the development of new therapies for brain and neural diseases.
09/25/19 — Eight Berkeley Engineering graduate students - five from bioengineering, two from computer science and one from energy science - have been named to the Siebel Scholars Foundation's 2020 class.
09/09/19 U.S. News & World Report — 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.
08/21/19 Los Angeles Magazine — Traffic apps, like Waze, turned L.A. neighborhoods into "shortcuts." Los Angeles Magazine recently spoke to UC Berkeley's Alex Bayen and Susan Shaeen about how we got here and whether this trend can be reversed.
08/09/19 — The National Science Foundation has awarded $5 million to researchers from UC Berkeley, UC San Diego, and the University of Washington to develop CloudBank, a suite of managed services to remove barriers to public cloud access for data science and computer science research and education.
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.
08/06/19 — Berkeley engineers have created the fastest silicon-based, programmable two-dimensional optical phased array, which could improve medical imaging, optical communications and LiDAR sensors.
08/01/19 — Berkeley Engineering's contributions to the rise of the semiconductor industry were featured in a recent library podcast, while mechanical engineering professor emeritus George Leitmann was interviewed for an oral history project.