01/02/20 American Academy of Mechanics — Tarek Zohdi, Chancellor's Professor and Will C. Hall Endowed Chair in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been named the 2019 Fellow of the American Academy of Mechanics. This is an honor accorded to only one person per year in the country.
12/06/19 IEEE — The electrical engineering and computer sciences professor emeritus was recognized for his distinguished work with semiconductor models, particularly 3D device structures.
11/26/19 — Rebecca Abergel, assistant professor of nuclear engineering, and David Schaffer, professor of bioengineering and of chemical and biomolecular engineering, are among five Berkeley faculty members named new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
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 — 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 — EECS professor Scott Shenker is one of eight UC Berkeley faculty elected to the National Academy of Sciences this year. He is considered to be one of the top computer scientists in the country and has designed new ways to configure complex computer networks.
05/01/19 — Eli Yablonovitch was awarded the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering.
04/23/19 Carnegie Corporation — Stuart Russell, a professor of electrical engineering and computer science, was named a 2019 Carnegie Fellow. He was recognized for his artificial intelligence work.
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.
04/09/19 — Mechanical engineering professor Grace Gu is one of six 2019 Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D scholars.
04/02/19 IEEE — Jitendra Malik, Arthur J. Chick Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at the University of California at Berkeley, has been named to receive the IEEE Computer Society's 2019 Computer Pioneer Award.
02/20/19 — Moritz Hardt and Sergey Levine have been named 2019 Sloan Research Fellows.
02/08/19 — The Optical Society, the leading global professional association in optics and photonics, announced that the 2019 Frederic Ives Medal/Jarus W. Quinn Prize will be presented to EECS professor Eli Yablonovitch. Yablonovitch is honored for “diverse and deep contributions to optical science including photonic crystals, strained semiconductor lasers, and new record-breaking solar cell physics.”
02/08/19 — The National Academy of Engineering has elected EECS professor and alumna Claire Tomlin (Ph.D'98 EECS) to its ranks. Tomlin was cited for her “contributions to design tools for safety-focused control of cyberphysical systems.”
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.