10/25/19 — Grace Gu and Raluca Ada Popa were included in MIT Technology Review's 2019 list of “35 Innovators Under 35.”
10/25/19 — Kurt Peterson was awarded the 2019 IEEE Medal of Honor for his contributions to microelectromechanical systems research.
10/25/19 — Professor Aaron Streets is joining the 2019 Pew Scholars Program in Biomedical Sciences.
10/25/19 — Class notes and other updates about Berkeley Engineering alumni and faculty.
09/05/19 — Three Berkeley Engineering professors have been named 2019–20 Bakar Fellows: Niren Murthy (BioE), Raluca Ada Popa (EECS) and Kenichi Soga (CEE).
07/03/19 — Anca Dragan and Javad Lavaei have been awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). Newly hired faculty members Alvin Cheung and Barna Saha were also honored.
06/14/19 — Aaron Streets, assistant professor of bioengineering, is one of 22 early-career researchers joining the 2019 Pew Scholars Program in Biomedical Sciences.
05/01/19 — Eli Yablonovitch was awarded the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering.
04/17/19 — EECS professor Claire Tomlin is one of nine Berkeley faculty honored with membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for 2019.
12/11/18 — EECS professor Connie Chang-Hasnain has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, an organization that champions the societal benefits of university research.
12/10/18 — EECS professor Eli Yablonovitch will receive the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering for his work in radio- and light-based technologies.
11/27/18 — EECS professor Katherine Yelick and CEE professor Allen Goldstein, both faculty scientists at Berkeley Lab, were elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
11/14/18 — Alessandro Chiesa, Chelsea Finn and John Schulman were recognized on MIT Technology Review's list of “35 Innovators Under 35.”
11/14/18 — Recently retired IEOR professor Shmuel Oren, now serving as a professor of the graduate school, has been awarded the Berkeley Citation, one of UC Berkeley's highest awards honoring individuals "whose achievements exceed the standards of excellence."
08/01/18 — IEOR professor Ikhlaq Sidhu, faculty director and chief scientist at the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology, has been awarded the 2018 Major Education Innovation Award by the IEEE Educational Activities Board for his contributions in entrepreneurship pedagogy and innovative teaching methods.
07/27/18 — Berkeley Engineering faculty members Steven Conolly, Ming Wu, Ting Xu and David Schaffer are among the new members of the Bakar Fellows Program.
06/29/18 — An EECS professor, graduate student and recent alumnus have been named to MIT Technology Review's 2018 list of “35 Innovators Under 35.”
06/27/18 — Mechanical engineering professor Alice Agogino has been named winner of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring, the government's highest honor for mentors in STEM fields.
06/18/18 — Lisa Alvarez-Cohen, the Fred and Claire Sauer Professor of Environmental Engineering, has been named as Berkeley's next vice provost for academic planning, effective July 1.
06/01/18 — ECS professor David Patterson won the A.M. Turing Award for his work, with Stanford's John Hennessy, on RISC processor design.