Sutardja Center Founding Director and Chief Scientist Prof. Ikhlaq Sidhu has been invited to join the Faculty Advisory Committee for the Lawrence Hall of Science. Prof. Sidhu was nominated by the Advisory Council’s Chair, Don Proctor to join. The goal of the Faculty Advisory Committee will be to provide insight, expertise, and advice to the Hall’s Director and…

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The Sutardja Center is pleased to announce that Team Outliers (Rebecca Barter and Shamindra Shrotriya) have won the Geisinger Health Collider. Team Outliers competed against four other teams: three teams from Goethe University in Germany and one from Stanford.  Rebecca is a PhD student in the Department of Statistics at UC Berkeley (advised by Professor Bin Yu and Professor Jasjeet…

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CalDay is the perfect opportunity for potential new undergraduate students to get to know one of the most prestigious universities on the planet. This coming Saturday, April 16th, high school seniors, their families, and the already Cal-bound community will be participating in a series of events, exhibitions and lecture series that intend to depict what is…

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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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Prof. Ikhlaq Sidhu to Help Develop Chile’s New Engineering Economy Keith McAleer January 4, 2016 Prof. Ikhlaq Sidhu of IEOR and Chief Scientist/Founding Director of the Sutardja Center has been invited to serve on International Advisory Board (IAB) of the Clover Engineering 2030 Project to develop the New Engineering Economy of Chile. The board consists…

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Prynt, a San Francisco-based startup founded by two graduates of a Berkeley Engineering entrepreneurship program, is bringing instant print photography to smartphones. The grads designed a smartphone case equipped with a built-in mini-printer, for printing digital photos on the go. The founders, Clément Perrot and David Zhang, were schoolmates at École Polytechnique, France’s premier science…

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December 15, 2015 Challenge Lab (IEOR 185) is a project of the Sutardja Center of Entrepreneurship & Technology and uses a competition-based format to teach students how to be entrepreneurs by working in interdisciplinary teams to develop a product. The competition categories this year included ‘Internet of Things’ — an emerging category of connected products that typically focus on…

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Sutardja Center Announces Partnership With Jacobs Institute Keith McAleer October 28, 2015 Over 80 people gathered today in the newly built Jacobs Hall, which recently opened its doors in Fall 2015 as the new home of the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, to announce a partnership between the Sutardja Center and the Jacobs Institute. By…

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What’s it like keeping users safe on the world’s largest social media network? Alex Stamos, Chief Security Officer at Facebook, joined The Sutardja Center’s Newton Lecture Series to discuss entrepreneurship and the modern challenges of cybersecurity in a fireside chat with UC Berkeley Professor Vern Paxson. Stamos, a Sacramento native, graduated from Berkeley with a…

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