A Partner to Industry

For over half a century, Berkeley EECS has been at the forefront of research that has led to important advancements in semiconductor and MEMS devices, design technology, computer architecture, operating systems and databases, and wired and wireless networking. Berkeley graduates are at the core of today's Information Technology industry.

Take a Look at EECS Start-Ups

Entrepreneurial Spirit

Berkeley EECS faculty and alumni have founded over 118 startups.  These have resulted in 11 successful IPOs.  The resulting companies now have over $195.35B in Market Capitalization. According to PitchBook's Venture Capital Monthly, UC Berkeley is the #2 university for VC-backed undergraduate entrepreneurs and companies in their 2017-2018 edition.

The University of California is also ranked first in the world among universities granted U.S. utility patents in 2015.

Read more about EECS Entrepreneurial Activities.

2018 Internship Open House

Corporate Access

The EECS Department recognizes institutions which give to the department annually with first tier access to our graduating students.

Industrial Advisory Board

The IAB was established to help the department fulfill its mission of educating leaders, creating knowledge, and serving society.

CS Assistant Prof. Alessandro Chiesa, 2018 MIT TR 35 Innovator Under 35

Innovation and Leadership

From Business Insider power rankings to prizes for innovation, Berkeley EECS is a fountainhead of creative people and ideas.