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
02/16/21 Calbears.com — Investor Pete Sonsini focuses on companies created at Cal, particularly data engineering startups
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
12/21/20 — The armband, which combines wearable biosensors with artificial intelligence, could be used to control prosthetics or interact with electronic devices
12/10/20 — Project proposes a novel approach that blends AI and machine learning with guidance from human and computational oracles
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
11/18/20 — Combining neural networks with motion planning software gives robots the speed and skill to assist in warehouse environments
11/05/20 — In a breakthrough in the field of ferroelectricity, researchers have made an ultrathin material that powers the smallest of devices with lower amounts of energy.
11/05/20 — An ultrathin, flat optical metalens could lead to new advances in solar energy, virtual reality and medical imaging.
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.
09/16/20 — Associate EECS professor is a pioneer in topological light sources and lasers
09/01/20 — New Foundations of Data Science Institute, funded by NSF, to include 20 UC Berkeley faculty across multiple disciplines
08/26/20 — White's work on acoustic properties at the micro-scale contributed to the development of ever-smaller sensors and semiconductors.
08/25/20 CDSS — EECS professors to head five-year, multi-institution research project funded by NSF, Simons Foundation
08/19/20 Popular Science — Our grid is outdated, run down and vulnerable to climate change, says Berkeley electrical engineer Alexandra von Meier; microgrids are one potential solution
08/13/20 — The award brings the Simons Foundation's support of the institute, launched in 2012, to nearly $100 million.