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July 15, 2024

Berkeley EECS theory group wins STOC 2024 Best Paper Award

EECS and Mathematics Professor Venkatesan Guruswami, EECS graduate students Xuandi Ren and Kewen Wu, Nanjing University Professor Bingkai Lin, and Peking University graduate student Yican Sun have won a Symposium on Theory of Computing (STOC) Best Paper Award. Their paper, “Parameterized Inapproximability Hypothesis under Exponential Time Hypothesis” was presented at the…

July 11, 2024

Berkeley CS alum wins second place at ACM Student Research Competition

CS alum Amar Shah received second place in the undergraduate category of the 2024 Association for Computing Machinery Student Research Competition (ACM SRC) Grand Finals. The year-long competition involves 323 computer science students presenting research projects at 21 ACM conferences, culminating in the SRC Grand Finals where three winners are…

July 8, 2024

Berkeley EECS win awards at CVPR

CS Assistant Professor Angjoo Kanazawa has won the IEEE / CVF Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference (CVPR) Young Researcher Award. The award recognizes researchers who have made distinguished contributions to Computer Vision within seven years of receiving their Ph.D. Kanazawa currently leads the Kanazawa AI Research (KAIR) Lab under…

July 3, 2024

Sayeef Salahuddin wins the IEEE Andrew S. Grove Award

EECS Professor Sayeef Salahuddin has won the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Andrew S. Grove Award. The IEEE Technical Field Awards are among IEEE’s most prestigious. The Andrew S Grove Award recognizes an individual or team for outstanding contributions to solid-state devices…

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June 7, 2024

Opaque Launches New Platform For Running AI Workloads on Encrypted Data

“The Confidential AI platform was developed at the Berkeley RISELab, a world-renowned lab known for developing technologies such as Apache Spark and Databricks. It was at this lab where the breakthrough MC2 (Multiparty Collaboration and Competition) platform was created, incubated, and open-sourced. In 2021, this platform served as the foundation…