EECS alumna and head of NSF's Directorate for Engineering, Dawn Tilbury

Our Alumni

Dawn Tilbury (M.S.’92/Ph.D.’94) exemplifies the type of leadership nurtured through a Berkeley Engineering education. In 2017, Tilbury was appointed head of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Directorate for Engineering, which provides academic institutions more than 40% of the federal grants for fundamental engineering research. In her role, Tilbury can help shape the nation’s direction in engineering research and education, fostering a nurturing environment for innovation excellence.

See her profile

Luminaries and Pioneers

Berkeley EE and CS alumni continue to excel as leaders and innovators in their fields.

Alumni Kunal Chaudhary & Rahul Ramakrishnan, two of Iota Labs founders, the maker of the push-notification beacon, Dot (photo: Noah Berger)


Awards, honors, distinctions, and noteworthy events pertaining to our alumni.

A Message to EECS Alumni

We hope that you will continue to maintain your connection with Cal and specifically, with our department, one of the finest academic and research institutions in the world. Here are some opportunities:

We deeply appreciate your support and involvement in the life of the department.