Events

Campus Shutdown Notice

In light of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, we have decided to close our administrative offices starting Monday, March 16, 2020 until further notice.  Cory and Soda Hall are closed.  Classes are being held remotely.  All events in Cory and Soda Halls will either be cancelled or held remotely, and staff will be working remotely during this time.

Nov19

UCB Global Startup Fair

Via Zoom
The UCB Global Startup Fair is a unique recruitment event where the spotlight is on the startups. It is a chance for small companies to speak directly to students without getting overshadowed by the big names. We bring together the most innovative new companies around the world and introduce them to students from one of the top engineering universities in the world. When combined with the...
Nov19

Coded Bias: Picture a STEMinist: Coded Bias Film Screening and Livestream Conversation

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The revolutionary research of scientist, artist, and activist Joy Buolamwini proved that the accuracy of commercially available facial recognition software from the likes of Microsoft, IBM, and Amazon declined as soon as it was applied to anyone not male and white. Centering on Buolamwini’s work, Coded Bias explores how the fallibility of artificial intelligence due to the implicit bias of its...
Nov20

UCB Global Startup Fair

Via Zoom
The UCB Global Startup Fair is a unique recruitment event where the spotlight is on the startups. It is a chance for small companies to speak directly to students without getting overshadowed by the big names. We bring together the most innovative new companies around the world and introduce them to students from one of the top engineering universities in the world. When combined with the...
Nov20

Microchemical Sensors for Environmental and Health Monitoring: Nano Webinar Series

Zoom Session
  • Prof. Roya Maboudian, UC Berkeley, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Zoom link: https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/91970796427 There remains a strong need for miniaturized, low-power gas sensors that can be deployed in wireless applications for improved environmental protection, for public health, and for safe and efficient operation of many industrial processes. Leveraging the microfabrication technologies and utilizing innovations in high surface area...
Dec04

Delivery and Antiparasitic Antimonial Therapy Using Biomaterial Nanoparticles: Nano Seminar Series

Zoom Session
  • Prof. Timothy Johnstone, UC Santa Cruz, Chemistry & Biochemistry
https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/92956226569 Leishmaniasis is a neglected tropical disease that is endemic to 98 countries and claims tens of thousands of lives each year. Of the handful of drugs available to treat infection with Leishmania spp., two contain the main-group element antimony: meglumine antimoniate and sodium stibogluconate.
Dec07

BIDS-BCHSI Research Xchange Forum

Virtual Participation via Zoom
This Forum is an open discussion platform for the interdisciplinary exchange of ideas and research at the intersection of healthcare and data science. Meetings are held monthly on first Mondays at 12:30-1:30 PM Pacific. Register to receive schedule and access links.
Dec07

CCB Seminar

Zoom Seminar
  • Dr. Simon Myers, Professor, Department of Statistics, Oxford University
Apr17

RISE Seminar: Lessons from Large-Scale Cloud Software at Databricks

Soda Hall
  • Matei Zaharia, Stanford University
The cloud has become the most common way to deliver commercial software, but it requires building products in a very different way from traditional software, which has not been heavily studied in research. I will explain some of these challenges based on my experience at Databricks, a startup that provides a data analytics platform as a service on AWS and Azure. Databricks manages...