Entrepreneurship

January 31, 2024

SAP Collaborates with UC Berkeley to Advance AI Research

“UC Berkeley’s research activities focus on enabling users to run large language model applications and general AI workloads seamlessly on any cloud, substantially reducing cloud costs, tapping into best-in-class hardware on different clouds and enjoying higher resource availability, according to Ion Stoica, director of the Sky Computing Lab at UC…

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August 3, 2023

AI-dating app co-founded by Berkeley CS Students featured on “The Today Show”

Charis Zhang, Oliver Johansson, and Tobias Worledge, three Berkeley CS undergraduates, have co-founded RIZZ!, an AI-dating app that uses AI to generate witty and charming messages. The app, which was featured on “The Today Show,” has helped users drastically reduce the time between chatting online and meeting in person. “Traditionally…

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May 31, 2023

Joseph Hellerstein wins SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award

Professor Joseph Hellerstein was awarded the 2023 SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award, citing innovative contributions in extensible query processing, interactive data analytics, and declarative approaches to networking and distributed computing. The award is given for innovative and highly significant contributions of enduring value to the development, understanding, or use…

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May 18, 2023

UC Regents vote to establish College of Computing, Data Science, and Society

The UC Board of Regents today voted to establish UC Berkeley’s College of Computing, Data Science, and Society (CDSS), the campus’s first new college in more than 50 years. The vote is the result of a three-year process to transform the Division of Computing, Data Science and Society into a…

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April 27, 2023

COE celebrates groundbreaking of new Engineering Center

The College of Engineering held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Engineering Center on April 21. The new building, which is scheduled for completion in 2025, will be a hub for student collaboration, innovation, and entrepreneurship. The building will serve as a space for students across different disciplines and perspectives…

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February 10, 2023

Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli wins BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Award

EE Prof. Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli has won the 15th BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Information and Communication Technologies. He was cited “for ‘radically transforming’ the design of the chips that power today’s electronic devices, giving rise to ‘the modern semiconductor industry.’” Prof. Sangiovanni-Vincentelli transformed chip design in three fundamental…

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May 4, 2022

Putri Karunia’s Typedream allows users to build no-code websites

EECS alumna Putri Karunia (B.S. ’19) who co-founded 2022 Forbes 30-Under-30 Enterprise Tech company “Typedream,” is the subject of a profile titled “Putri Karunia proves that women not only belong in tech startups, but will actually make them more successful and profitable.” Karunia, who was raised in Indonesia, graduated cum…

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October 23, 2021

Medha Kothari talks Blockchain for the People

CS alumna Medha Kothari (B.A. ’20) is featured in an episode of California magazine’s The Edge podcast titled “Blockchain for the People.”  While still a student, Kothari, who is currently a Research Partner at Variant, founded she256, a non-profit that “aims to increase diversity and break down barriers to entry in the…