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  • Turing award winners
    Lectures celebrate 'golden age' of computer science research

    9/25/2018 - 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.

  • Students in lecture hall
    The latest course catalog trend? Blockchain 101

    9/19/2018 Wired - From a course teaching students to think like blockchain entrepreneurs to "collider sprints" at the Sutardja Center's Blockchain Lab, Berkeley is at the forefront of universities incorporating this multidisciplinary technology into the curriculum.

  • David Patterson
    David Patterson: Moore's Law is over

    9/18/2018 IEEE Spectrum - David Patterson, Turing laureate and professor emeritus of electrical engineering and computer sciences, says the demise of Moore's Law is a golden opportunity for computer architects and software engineers.

  • Portraits of eight Siebel Scholars
    Eight Berkeley engineers honored as Siebel Scholars

    9/14/2018 - Eight Berkeley engineers — representing bioengineering, computer science and energy science — have been named to the Siebel Scholars Foundation’s 2019 class, recognized for their academic achievements and demonstrated leadership.

  • Cartoon of worker relaxing at desk while computer does work.
    AI may not be bad news for workers

    9/14/2018 The Economist - Countering fears that artificial intelligence will eliminate millions of jobs, a new report co-authored by Berkeley Engineering roboticist Ken Goldberg says AI may instead enhance job satisfaction for ordinary workers by taking over mundane tasks.

  • Berkeley Engineering Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu talks with NextProf Nexus participants
    NextProf career workshop provides pipeline for diverse faculty

    9/11/2018 - 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.

  • Iron shavings showing magnetic fields
    Diamond dust boosts magnetic field detection

    9/10/2018 - Berkeley engineers have created a device that dramatically reduces the energy needed to power magnetic field detectors, which could revolutionize how we measure the magnetic fields that flow through our electronics, our planet and even our bodies.

  • Macchi bears
    Berkeley Engineering holds steady in U.S. News ranking

    9/10/2018 - Berkeley Engineering maintained its No. 3 position in the latest rankings of undergraduate engineering programs from U.S. News and World Report. The University of California dominated the overall rankings of public universities.

  • Aerial view of cleanup project at Savannah River Site
    Algorithm provides early warning system for goundwater contamination

    8/30/2018 Berkeley Lab - National laboratory researchers led by Berkeley Lab's Haruko Wainwright, a new associate adjunct professor of nuclear engineering at UC Berkeley, have developed a low-cost method for real-time monitoring of groundwater pollutants using commonly available sensors.

  • James Anderson
    Surveying expert James Anderson dies at 92

    8/30/2018 - Professor James Anderson, civil and environmental engineering faculty member for 25 years and an expert on the theory and practice of surveying, died on Aug. 23; he was 92.