Building a world where data privacy exists
11/18/2019 New York Times - EECS professor Dawn Song, one of the world’s foremost experts in computer security and trustworthy artificial intelligence, is building a platform in which people control their own data online and are compensated for its use by corporations.
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.
Research Opportunities in Europe
2019-11-19, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm | 370, Dwinelle Hall
Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "One Small Molecule for a Microbe, a Giant Leap for Natural Products"
2019-11-20, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | 101, Barker Hall
Bioengineering Rising Star Lecture - Krishanu Saha
2019-11-20, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | 106, Stanley Hall
CITRIS Research Exchange - Victoria Coleman
2019-11-20, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Banatao Auditorium, 310, Sutardja Dai Hall