01/16/20 — Philippe Étienne said the quickening pace of technological change requires nations to immediately build “shared governance” of the internet through both existing and perhaps new global institutions.
09/24/19 — Today, Berkeley Engineering unveiled a new diversity, equity and inclusion resource collection at the Kresge Engineering Library. The collection consists of physical books as well as electronic books and other electronic resources.
04/01/19 — In a Berkeley Talks podcast, programmer and author Ellen Ullman chats with Berkeley Engineering Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu about digital technology's loss of innocence, and reckons with all that has changed - and so much that hasn't.
10/11/18 CITRIS — Women in Tech: The future of AI (November 16 in Banatao Auditorium) will highlight the experiences of women in artificial intelligence and explore our collective future with representatives from established companies, startups, academia and the public sector.
09/25/18 — In celebration of the 50th anniversary of computer science at UC Berkeley, EECS is launching a special series of lectures by winners of the Turing Award,all of whom are current or past Berkeley faculty members or alumni.
09/11/18 — Nearly 70 graduate students and postdoctoral researchers from around the country gathered at UC Berkeley for a three-day workshop designed to strengthen and diversify the next generation of academic leaders in engineering. The event, called NextProf Nexus, is hosted by Berkeley Engineering and Michigan Engineering.
05/29/18 HPC Wire — EECS professor emeritus David A. Patterson and former Stanford president John L. Hennessy, who received the 2017 ACM A.M. Turing Award for pioneering a systematic, quantitative approach to the design and evaluation of computer architectures, will jointly present the Turing Award Lecture on June 4 at the International Symposium of Computer Architecture in Los Angeles. The Turing Award lecture is open to the public and will be livestreamed.
03/16/18 — Barbara Simons, a founding member of Women in Computer Science and Engineering (which is celebrating its 40th anniversary), has been sounding the alarm about the potential pitfalls of internet and electronic voting for more than a decade.
02/23/18 EE Times — It's not often a female engineer steps before hundreds of male colleagues at a major conference and gives a tutorial on the institutional sexism in their profession. But that's what happened at this month's International Solid State Circuits Conference, where Berkeley alum Teresa Meng (M.S.'84, Ph.D.'88 EECS), Stanford professor and Atheros Communications co-founder, addressed “Winning the game in a male-dominated industry.”
02/13/18 — The Black Engineering and Science Students Association and the Black Graduate Engineering and Science Students celebrated milestone anniversaries with a daylong event at Alumni House on Feb. 10, including a keynote address by alumnus and UC Davis Chancellor Gary May.
02/06/18 Sutardja Center — Telling a Newton Lecture Series audience that he got "really good at failing," Berkeley alumnus Nikita Bier recounted his difficult journey to creating TBH, a viral app that allows teenagers to anonymously compliment each other through a series of polls.
08/24/17 — Two dozen students from all over the world gathered at Berkeley for two weeks over the summer to discuss, plan and help start building a new nuclear energy sector. The students, along with professional mentors and speakers, were part of the 2017 Nuclear Innovation Boot Camp.