Data science, the 'new Latin' for students, in demand in Silicon Valley
10/19/2018 SF Chronicle - Data science is one of the fastest-growing fields of study at Berkeley, but the field is in such demand that jobs far outstrip the supply of graduates in the Bay Area
As companies embrace AI, it's a job-seeker's market
10/16/2018 Reuters - With artificial intelligence expanding into ever more applications, the number of students trained in AI hasn't kept pace with the demand for workers — a mismatch reflected at a recent UC Berkeley career fair.
A tiny step into the final frontier
10/15/2018 Medium - Six undergrad engineers are developing "SpinorSats" — each less than 10 grams, about the size of an Apple Watch — that they hope will be the smallest maneuverable satellites in space.
New test rapidly identifies antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs'
10/15/2018 - A new test dubbed DETECT, co-developed by Berkeley bioengineers, can diagnose patients with antibiotic-resistant infections in a matter of minutes and help limit the spread of antibiotic-resistant “superbugs,” which kill as many as 700,000 people worldwide each year.
Can the world change course on climate change?
10/15/2018 - In an episode of the Knowledge@Wharton podcast, Berkeley professor of energy Daniel Kammen and Wharton's Brian Berkey discusses a new United Nations report warning that severe impacts of global warming are likely to occur by 2040.
Symposium open to all
10/11/2018 CITRIS - Women in Tech: The future of AI (November 16 in Banatao Auditorium) will highlight the experiences of women in artificial intelligence and explore our collective future with representatives from established companies, startups, academia and the public sector.
Berkeley ranked #2 for blockchain
10/9/2018 CoinDesk - A new survey ranks UC Berkeley second in the nation for blockchain education (and the only public school on the list). Berkeley was praised for its engineering prowess, its interdisciplinary courses and its vibrant on-campus community, including the Blockchain at Berkeley student group.
Student's 'astounding' solution to quantum puzzle
10/8/2018 Quanta Magazine - Berkeley computer science postdoc Urmila Mahadev spent eight years in graduate school solving one of the most basic questions in quantum computation: How do you know whether a quantum computer has done anything quantum at all?
In Chang-Lin Tien, a leader to emulate
10/3/2018 - Chancellor Carol Christ reflects back on the legacy of Chang-Lien Tien, her predecessor and mentor, professor of mechanical engineering, builder of community and "an extraordinary leader."
Berkeley Quantum to accelerate innovation in quantum science
9/28/2018 Berkeley Lab - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and UC Berkeley have partnered to form Berkeley Quantum, a research alliance that will tackle some of the most difficult problems in quantum information science, and will facilitate the design, fabrication, and testing of quantum devices and technologies.
ARCHITECTURE EXHIBITION: PLACE, CULTURE, TIME - DESIGN IN DRASTICALLY CHANGING CHINA
2018-08-29, 12:00 am | 210, Wurster Hall
SLAM: Perspectives from Biotech Industry: Science, Business and People
2018-10-22, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm | 106, Stanley Hall
2018-10-22, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Wozniak Lounge (430), Soda Hall
Online MEng Info Session
2018-10-23, 10:00 am - 11:00 am | Online