Black History Month, held in February, is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time to recognize the central role of blacks in U.S. history.
At the beginning of his career, Prof. Lotfi Zadeh enjoyed capturing the people around him in a series of black and white portraits. He joined the EECS faculty in 1959 after stints at Columbia and Princeton. As department Chair from 1963-68, he led the charge to change the name of the department from Electrical Engineering […]
The 2018 Distinguished EECS Alumni awards were presented to Prof. Marie desJardins, Prof. Andrea Goldsmith, Richard Ruby, and EECS Prof. Emeritus Eric Brewer, at the at the Berkeley EECS Annual Research Symposium (BEARS) on February 8, 2018. CS alumna Marie desJardins (Ph.D. ’92), currently a Professor of Computer Science & Electrical Engineering, and Associate Dean […]
40 years ago, Estela Llinás (née Soria) graduated from Berkeley with a Ph.D. in EECS. One of an elite group of women during her era, she looks back on her childhood, her experiences as a woman engineer, her role as a mother, and a career that spanned three continents. Dr. Llinás was born in Córdoba, […]
While 2015 ended on a high note with the late-November announcement of Ali Javey’s team’s creation of the first optoelectronically perfect monolayer semiconductor, that was just a taste of things to come. Research conducted in the EECS department in 2016 would go on to produce no fewer than four new firsts in a variety of arenas: […]