Joseph T. Gier was a pioneer in every sense. He was the first Black tenured faculty member in the UC system, a successful inventor, and a world authority on infrared measurement. Who was Berkeley EECS Prof. Joseph Gier?
Berkeley EECS has established a Distinguished Alumni Award to recognize the valuable contributions of its most distinguished alumni. EE alumnus Sharad Malik (M.S. ’87/EE Ph.D ’90, advisor: Robert k. Brayton), currently chair of Electrical Engineering at Princeton, was recognized for excellence in teaching, and groundbreaking research on design methodologies for future computing systems. EE alumnus […]
The EECS 2018 Student Awards Ceremony was held on Friday May 4, 2018, at 11am-1:30pm in Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall.
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 […]
With a father and a brother who are both electrical engineers in Singapore, Wen-Rui Liao came to UC Berkeley knowing that he wanted to learn about both software and hardware and their interfaces. He has been watching the ways that new technologies are impacting so many aspects of people’s everyday lives and wanting to become […]
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 […]
When Dan Garcia first attended UC Berkeley as a graduate student, he was amazed at the many different faces and key spaces that make up the world’s top public research university. “I can’t imagine being anywhere else,” says Garcia, adding that part of what makes Berkeley special is the confluence of its diverse urban setting, […]
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, […]
U.C. Berkeley has the top ten most AMiner Most Influential Scholar Award winners across all fields of computer science in 2016(1)Includes data for Thomas Griffiths in the Department of Psychology and Cognitive Sciences (#92 in Machine Learning), CS alumnus Wei Hong (#38 in System and #65 in Database), CS alumnus Vaduvur Bharghavan (#39 in Computer Networking), […]
Ram Kalidhindi didn’t have easy access to computer science classes before he came to Berkeley from Southern California. His parents made sure to get him into the best school in their area, but his high school didn’t have an introduction to CS course until after Ram graduated in 2015. He was advised to take an […]