Division: EE

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.

June 14, 2024

Berkeley EECS researchers win Best Showcase Award at the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

EECS graduate students Logan Horowitz, Syed Tahmid Mahbub, Jiarui Zou, and Professor Robert Pilawa-Podgurski have received a Best Showcase Award at the 2024 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit. In collaboration with a team from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and other academic and industry partners, the Berkeley team developed technology that…

May 28, 2024

Three Berkeley Ph.D. students win Qualcomm Innovation Fellowships

Berkeley EECS Ph.D. students Tess Despres, Ran (Thomas) Tian, and Chenfeng Xu have won Qualcomm Innovation Fellowships (QIF). Since 2009, the QIF has aimed “to enable students to pursue their futuristic innovative ideas.” Despres and co-author Alex Bellon from UCSD were selected for their work, “Crowd-Sourced and Private IoT Device…

May 14, 2024

The 2024 EECS Distinguished Alumni

The EECS Department is proud to present the 2024 Distinguished Alumni Awards in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences. The Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences has established a Distinguished Alumni Award to recognize valuable contributions made by the distinguished alumni of Berkeley to the fields of Electrical Engineering and…

May 3, 2024

Irene Chen and Preeya Khanna win Google Research Scholar Awards

EECS Assistant Professors Irene Chen and Preeya Khanna are recipients of Google Research Scholar Awards. The program aims to support early-career professors and provides recipients with up to $60,000 in funding to support world-class research. Of the four UC Berkeley recipients this year, Chen and Khanna were honored for their…