June 14, 2018

Who wants to be a Google Games Champion?

Come on down, Berkeley students! Do you want to be a contestant at this years Google Games? Is your team ready to challenge yourselves, win prizes and have fun? Well, we invite you to register for The Google Games Bay Area taking place on…

June 13, 2018

Blockchain Funding Opportunities

WHO WE ARE mouseBelt Labs is an ICO startup accelerator funding 10 companies in 2018 through our classOne program starting August 1. We also fund academic blockchain projects through our ​summerOne​ grant program starting June 15. WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR: We want to support students, grad students and…

June 1, 2018

uLab Machine Learning Job Positions

Interested in deep learning? Have you wanted to apply computational concepts to other fields such as medicine or art? Have you ever wanted to get experience running a research group? The Statistical Modeling and Deep Learning uLab is looking for machine learning staff scientists, project leaders,…

February 27, 2018

Portraits by Lotfi Zadeh

[soliloquy id="2604"] At the beginning of his career, Prof. Lotfi Zadeh enjoyed capturing the people around him in a series of black and white portraits. He joined the EECS faculty in 1959 after stints at Columbia and Princeton.  As department Chair from 1963-68, he led the charge to change the…

February 20, 2018

Diving into Blue Waters: Wen-Rui Liao

With a father and a brother who are both electrical engineers in Singapore, Wen-Rui Liao came to UC Berkeley knowing that he wanted to learn about both software and hardware and their interfaces.  He has been watching the ways that new technologies are impacting so many aspects of people’s everyday…

February 8, 2018

The 2018 Distinguished EECS Alumni

[soliloquy id=”2581″] The 2018 Distinguished EECS Alumni awards were presented to Prof. Marie desJardins, Prof. Andrea Goldsmith, Richard Ruby, and EECS Prof. Emeritus Eric Brewer, at the at the Berkeley EECS Annual Research Symposium (BEARS) on February 8, 2018. CS alumna Marie desJardins (Ph.D. ’92), currently a Professor of Computer…

December 8, 2017

Berkeley’s FLIPalliance for Diversity

EECS FLIP Alliance When Dan Garcia first attended UC Berkeley as a graduate student, he was amazed at the many different faces and key spaces that make up the world’s top public research university.  “I can’t imagine being anywhere else,” says Garcia, adding that part of what…

August 20, 2017

Fall ’17 Alumni Spotlight: Estela Llinás

Alumna Dr. Estela Llinás (MEng ’68/Ph.D. ’77) 40 years ago, Estela Llinás (née Soria) graduated from Berkeley with a Ph.D. in EECS.  One of an elite group of women during her era, she looks back on her childhood, her experiences as a woman engineer, her role as…

April 27, 2017

Berkeley CS faculty are among the most influential in their fields

U.C. Berkeley has the top ten most AMiner Most Influential Scholar Award winners across all fields of computer science in 2016<fn>Includes data for Thomas Griffiths in the Department of Psychology and Cognitive Sciences (#92 in Machine Learning), CS alumnus Wei Hong (#38 in System and #65 in Database), CS alumnus…