Archive for February 2016

Students Connect through ‘Lunch and Learn’

Keith McAleer Back row: Cheng Lyu, Mo Zhou, Dean Grosbard, Salar Fattahi, Alfonso Andres Lobos Ruiz, Quico Spaen, Kevin Li, Tugce Gurek, Wei Qi, Sheng Liu Front row: Dimin Xu, Shiman Ding, Amber Richter, Xu Rao, Mengyu Li, Haoyang Cao, Yiwen Tang, Junyu Cao PhD students Cheng Lyu, Kevin Li, and Quico Spaen are helping…

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Cockroaches inspire life-saving robots

The cockroach — elusive, prolific, and disgusting. Most would be happy to never see the little pest again. But what if cockroaches, (or what we can learn from them), could actually help humanity? That is the idea behind research being published this week by Kaushik Jayaram and Professor Robert Full at UC Berkeley. Inspired by the cockroach’s…

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Spring 2016 Engineering Commencement Announcement

The UC Berkeley College of Engineering has announced that the spring 2016 commencement ceremony will take place on Monday, May 16. The undergraduate ceremony will start at 9 a.m. and the masters and Ph.D. ceremonies will begin at 2 p.m. Online registration for graduates begins today, Thursday, February 11: engineering.berkeley.edu/commencement. College of Engineering students completing degree requirements for the summer and fall 2015,…

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Ben Horowitz Talks Honesty, Failure, and Secrets

Be honest with yourself and others (i.e. don’t just say what you think others want to hear). Work hard on a problem to reveal its secrets. Failure is an essential part of the innovation process — but make only new mistakes. This is the advice that businessman and investor Ben Horowitz shared with students last…

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Shmuel Oren Elected To National Academy Of Engineering

We are pleased to announce that Shmuel Oren, the Earl J. Isaac Professor in the Science and Analysis of Decision Making, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for his contributions ‘to the integration of decisions and cooperative market mechanisms for adaptive multisource electrical power systems.’ Shmuel was elected as one of 80 new members and 22 foreign members…

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