02/11/21 Simons Institute — The L’Oréal-UNESCO honor for Goldwasser, director of the Simons Institute, comes on the International Day for Women & Girls in Science
02/10/21 BBVA Foundation — The UC Berkeley Turing laureate shares the prize, which includes 400,000 euros, with Stanford's John Hennessy for turning computer architecture into a science and designing the processors that power today’s devices.
02/03/21 — Gloria Tumushabe, a MasterCard Foundation Scholar in EECS, wanted to be more than an engineer; COVID gave her the chance
12/08/20 Quanta Magazine — EECS professor Jelani Nelson designs clever algorithms to remember slivers of massive data sets; he also teaches kids in Ethiopia how to code
10/29/20 — Advance could lead to new generation of ultrafast computer chips that retain data even when there is no power
09/28/20 — Five new faculty members are joining the College of Engineering as faculty fellows, with ample funding to equip labs, hire graduate students and get their research projects up and running.
09/23/20 — Graduate students from bioengineering, computer science and energy science are among more than 90 selected worldwide.
09/01/20 — New Foundations of Data Science Institute, funded by NSF, to include 20 UC Berkeley faculty across multiple disciplines
08/25/20 CDSS — EECS professors to head five-year, multi-institution research project funded by NSF, Simons Foundation
08/13/20 — The award brings the Simons Foundation's support of the institute, launched in 2012, to nearly $100 million.
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.