Weill Neurohub to fuel race for new brain disease treatments
11/14/2019 Berkeley News - The newly launched Weill Neurohub, supported with a $106 million gift from the Weill Family Foundation, will bring together researchers in engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry and mathematics to speed the development of new therapies for brain and nervous system diseases.
Silicon Valley combatting deepfake videos that could upend an election
11/5/2019 Los Angeles Times - Leaders in artificial intelligence are unveiling a tool to push back against deepfake videos, built in part on scanning software that UC Berkeley has been developing in partnership with the U.S. military.
10/25/2019 - Obituaries for Berkeley Engineering faculty and alumni.
New & noteworthy
10/25/2019 - Class notes and other updates about Berkeley Engineering alumni and faculty.
Two faculty named top innovators
10/25/2019 - Grace Gu and Raluca Ada Popa were included in MIT Technology Review’s 2019 list of “35 Innovators Under 35.”
Alum honored as MEMS pioneer
10/25/2019 - Kurt Peterson was awarded the 2019 IEEE Medal of Honor for his contributions to microelectromechanical systems research.
Streets named Pew Scholar
10/25/2019 - Professor Aaron Streets is joining the 2019 Pew Scholars Program in Biomedical Sciences.
Keeping edited cells healthy
10/25/2019 - Researchers have developed a better technique to deliver macromolecules into cells, using inexpensive lab equipment.
10/25/2019 - Earthquake engineers are taking research on asperities to a new level, studying fault mechanics at nanoscale.
A surprising twist
10/25/2019 - Materials scientists have created new inorganic crystals made of stacks of atomically thin sheets that spiral like a card deck.
Fishnet Statistics for Quasbrittle Materials with Nacre-Like Alternating Parallel and Series Links: Design for Failure Probability
2019-11-18, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | 502, Davis Hall
Matrix On Point: IPCC Report
2019-11-18, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm | 820, Barrows Hall
BIDS Forum: Statistics and Machine Learning Forum
2019-11-18, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | 190, Doe Library
Arya Mazumdar — Learning mixtures of simple machine learning models
2019-11-18, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | 1174, Etcheverry Hall