Industry

February 9, 2024

International House to honor Chenming Hu with Global Impact Award

EE Professor Emeritus Chenming Hu will be honored at the International House Celebration and Awards Gala on March 21st. Known as the “Father of the 3D Transistor,” Hu is cited “for his contributions to the semiconductor industry which have led to transformative improvements in computing…

February 7, 2024

Ion Stoica elected to the National Academy of Engineering

EECS Professor Ion Stoica has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering.  Stoica was honored “for networked systems for large-scale data processing, analytics, and machine learning.” He joins 114 newly elected members, as well as 21 international members to be inducted into the NAE, which is among…

February 1, 2024

EECS alum develops tongue-controlled touchpad

EECS alumnus Corten Singer (B.A.’17 CS, B.A.’17 CogSci, M.S.’18 EECS), co-founder of Augmental, an assistive technologies company, has developed MouthPad^ the world’s first hands-free touchpad. MouthPad^ debuted at the 2024 Consumer Electronics Show. (Photo Courtesy of Augmental)

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…

December 19, 2023

Alexandre Bayen named CITRIS director

Alexandre M. Bayen, Liao-Cho Innovation Endowed Chair and professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences and of civil and environmental engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, and associate provost for the Berkeley Space Center, has been appointed the director of the Center for Information Technology…

December 18, 2023

AI is already changing Bay Area college campuses and courses. Here’s how

“UC Berkeley professor Narges Norouzi started encouraging her computer science students this fall to take advantage of OpenAI’s GPT-4, albeit in a limited way, to solve knotty coding challenges. The technology’s AI-generated coding hints can help students push through tough problems and get faster results.”

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December 14, 2023

Smartphone Photos Are Getting Faker. Uh-Oh?

“This is a really big moment that’s going to change a lot of things about imagery,” said Ren Ng, a computer science professor at the University of California, Berkeley, who teaches courses on computational photography.