Alumnus Darryll Pines named president of University of Maryland
2/18/2020 - Pines, the current dean of the A. James Clark School of Engineering, will start his appointment July 1.
Two Berkeley Engineering professors named Sloan Research Fellows
2/12/2020 - Sanjam Garg, an assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences (EECS), and Aditya Parameswaran, who has a joint appointment in EECS and the School of Information, were among nine Berkeley faculty members to win the prestigious research honor.
Two Berkeley Engineering professors named to NAE
2/6/2020 - Per Peterson and Paulo Monteiro are among 78 Berkeley Engineering faculty members in the National Academy of Engineering.
Berkeley's data science division gets fresh new name
2/5/2020 - The Division of Computing, Data Science and Society (CDSS) is the permanent name of Berkeley's interdisciplinary division launched in November 2018.
Technology developed by Berkeley robotics researchers put to real world use
1/29/2020 - Covariant, an AI robotics company built on research that began at Berkeley, is garnering attention in the world of industrial automation.
Is spaghetti the key to building a better robot?
1/22/2020 - Studying how spaghetti reacts to water might offer clues to how robots built from flexible materials can better mimic human movement, according to Oliver O'Reilly, professor of mechanical engineering.
Berkeley professor Doug Tygar, leading expert in cybersecurity and privacy, has died
1/17/2020 - Doug Tygar, professor of computer sciences and information management, died on Thursday, Jan. 16, at the age of 57. Over his 20-year tenure at UC Berkeley, he made key contributions in the areas of computer security, cryptography, privacy and digital rights management.
French ambassador says global institutions needed to confront technology challenges
1/16/2020 - 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.
UC Berkeley professor influences Facebook’s efforts to combat deepfakes
1/14/2020 - The social media giant hired Hany Farid to help it detect fake videos, but Farid says company's new policy is problematic.
1/12/2020 CITRIS - Pioneers, activists and promoters of women in technology — the winners of this year's Athena Awards will be honored at the Women in Tech Symposium, Reimagining Cybersecurity for All , on March 6.