Division: CS

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…

June 27, 2024

Umesh Vazirani wins SIGecom Test-Of-Time Award

EECS Professor Umesh Vazirani has won the 2024 ACM SIGecom Test 0f Time Award. The SIGecom Test of Time Award honors the author or authors of a seminal paper or series of papers published between ten and twenty-five years ago, which has had a profound impact on research or applications,…

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June 26, 2024

Berkeley EECS tops U.S. News graduate program rankings

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2025 graduate program rankings, which placed Berkeley Engineering in the top 3. Berkeley EECS continues to lead among the college’s individual programs, whose rankings remained unchanged from previous years. Electrical Engineering is ranked No.3, Computer Science is ranked No. 1, and Computer…

June 18, 2024

Sophia Shao wins Anita Borg Early Career Award

EECS Assistant Professor Sophia Shao has won the Anita Borg Early Career Award (BECA) from the Computing Research Association’s Committee on Widening Participation in Computing Research (CRA-WP). The BECA honors the late Anita Borg, a pioneering member of CRA-WP, and reflects her dedication to advancing women’s participation in computing research.

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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…

May 31, 2024

Governor Newsom convenes GenAI leaders for landmark summit

California Governor Gavin Newsom and leaders representing technology, government, academia, labor, civic organizations and more convened at the Joint California Summit on Generative AI to collaborate on and examine this transformative technology. The summit included CDSS Dean and EECS Professor Jennifer Chayes, EECS Associate Professor Matei Zaharia, and EECS alumna…