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February 26, 2024

Three EECS professors win IEEE SSCS Innovative Education Award

EECS Professors Kris Pister, Borivoje Nikolic, and Ali Niknejad have won the IEEE SSCS Innovative Education Award for their pioneering efforts in the creation of an integrated circuit ‘tapeout’ course. The instructors took a cohort of largely undergraduate students from the design phase of a chip to its manufacture all…

February 21, 2024

Three EECS professors win prized Sloan Research Fellowships

Nika Haghtalab, Preeya Khanna, and Sophia Shao are among the nine young faculty at UC Berkeley named 2024 Sloan Research Fellows. Of the 306 Sloan Research Fellowships awarded to UC Berkeley faculty since 1955, 45 are EECS professors. The Sloan Research Fellowship is “awarded annually to early-career researchers whose creativity,…

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…

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February 8, 2024

Joseph Gier added to self-guided Black history tour of UC Berkeley

Black Lives at Cal adds the Joseph Gier Memorial to UC Berkeley’s first self-guided Black history tour. Black Lives at Cal (BLAC) is a multi-year initiative formed in 2021 “to celebrate, defend, and advance the legacy of Black people at the University of California, Berkeley.

Media Mentions

February 9, 2024

The ‘Accidental Activist’ Who Changed the Face of Mathematics

Quanta Magazine profiled Lenore Blum, a professor-in-residence at Berkeley’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences. “I had never wanted to think of myself as a woman mathematician, but I started realizing I had a role to play.”

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…