12/01/21 — San Jose Mercury News: In the face of a global chip shortage, the country’s loss of its world leadership role is a threat to national security that Congress has a chance to fix, Dean Liu writes. (Subscription may be required)
11/15/21 — An AI system took first place in the 2021 American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, besting more than a thousand human contestants.
10/14/21 — Premier series of annual lectures, sponsored by the BBC, aims to advance public understanding and discourse of the major issues confronting the world
09/23/21 — They are among 82 exceptional students from the world’s leading graduate schools of business, computer science, and bioengineering.
09/07/21 — Bakar Fellows: Graduate student Tianshi Wang and EECS professor Jaijeet Roychowdhury invented a novel type of computer that rapidly and efficiently solves combinatorial optimization problems
08/26/21 — Amazon Science: Alexandre Bayen's research, combining machine learning with big data, looks at how coordinated automation could improve traffic flow, boost efficiency and slash emissions
08/16/21 — Berkeley researchers develop algorithm for method that identifies cancer from blood tests, well before first symptoms are present.
07/20/21 — Machine-learning breakthrough from Berkeley-based project could support action worldwide on climate, health and poverty
07/20/21 — Room-temperature 2D magnet could advance applications in computing and electronics
07/13/21 — Berkeley's Fire Research Group uses algorithms, machine learning, and simulation to improve fire prevention efforts.
06/17/21 — In an advanced circuit design course, 19 students with no prior experience in chip design went from basic introductions to tape-out by the end of a four-month period, resulting in a novel chip that will be manufactured this summer.
06/07/21 — Gifts will support construction of the Gateway, the planned hub for collaborative data science and computing education and research, and the creation of two new faculty positions
06/02/21 Forbes — How seven Berkeley artificial intelligence engineers who didn't want to make a cent are now worth billions
05/21/21 — The prestigious honor, one of the highest given by UC Berkeley, recognizes achievements that exceed the standards of excellence
05/13/21 — Professor Dan Klein and his Berkeley Natural Language Processing Group helped a computer win the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament
04/27/21 — Nine engineering teaching groups were honored for innovations in remote instruction
04/26/21 — Graduate student Gloria Tumushabe has launched Afro Fem Coders, a remote coding program for women in Africa.
04/09/21 Forbes — A conversation with co-founder and CEO Ali Ghodsi, whose Berkeley-born data analytics company is now valued at $28 billion.
02/25/21 — Berkeley engineers demonstrate new method of harnessing properties of lightwaves, enabling dramatic increase in the amount of data carried
02/16/21 — The two-year fellowships are one of the most competitive and prestigious awards available to early career researchers