03/05/20 - UC Berkeley robotics lab director Ken Goldberg predicts that if COVID-19 becomes a pandemic, it may lead to more robots in more environments
02/27/20 - Popular Mechanics magazine named EECS professor Ruzena Bajcsy as one of 37 women who "upended science, tech, and engineering for the better." Bajcsy, who conducted pioneering work in robotics and artificial intelligence, joins a list that includes Katherine Johnson of NASA and Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie
02/20/20 - The research could lead to the development of ultra-sensitive devices that can quickly detect pathogens in human blood.
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.
01/29/20 - Covariant, an AI robotics company built on research that began at Berkeley, is garnering attention in the world of industrial automation.
01/17/20 - 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.
01/14/20 - The social media giant hired Hany Farid to help it detect fake videos, but Farid says company's new policy is problematic.
12/17/19 - RISELab spinoff Anyscale is building tools and infrastructure to run distributed applications, the next really hard problem for big data programmers.
12/09/19 - Berkeley's population of burgeoning computer scientists has recently grown a lot more diverse, thanks in part to a series of programs that were launched to support women and underrepresented minorities in computer science.
12/06/19 - The electrical engineering and computer sciences professor emeritus was recognized for his distinguished work with semiconductor models, particularly 3D device structures.
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.
11/20/19 - The Hopper-Dean Foundation has awarded $2 million over two years to the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences in support of diversity initiatives in computer science.
11/18/19 - 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.
10/25/19 - Researchers broke another record in thermophotovoltaics, raising the efficiency of converting heat into electricity from 23% to 29%.
10/25/19 - Computer science researchers are using groundbreaking machine learning technologies to expose deepfake videos, manipulated images and other types of digital deception.
10/22/19 - A computer algorithm developed by scientists at UCSF and UC Berkeley bested two out of four expert radiologists at finding tiny brain hemorrhages in head scans - an advance that one day may help doctors treat patients with traumatic brain injuries, strokes and aneurysms.
10/11/19 - Alexandra “Sascha” von Meier, adjunct professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences, talks about the risks posed by the current energy grid and possible solutions moving forward, including solar-powered microgrids.
09/19/19 - Electrical engineering and computer sciences professor Stuart Russell proposes a solution to AI's fundamental "design error."
09/19/19 - NPR's All Things Considered talked to EECS professor Dawn Song about her AI work with traffic signs to explain how U.S. Military researchers are working to combat what they call "adversarial artificial intelligence." That's when someone hacks into an AI system to transmit the wrong information.