<< Week of June 04 >>

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Multimodal Transportation Operations: Evaluation Methods and Performance Measures

Workshop | May 23 – June 8, 2017 every Tuesday & Thursday | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Online

 Michael Mauch, Institute of Transportation Studies; Bill Cisco, PTV Group

 Technology Transfer Program

This new online training course provides the fundamentals required to understand, perform, and interpret the results from multimodal operational analysis and performance evaluations. Several of the most commonly used evaluation and analysis methods are presented with real-world examples. The course focuses on how to develop an appropriate set of performance measures to reliably compute the gains...   More >

 This course is intended for transportation planners, transportation engineers and technicians at local, regional, and state agencies, as well as transportation planning consultants. Both new and experienced planners and engineers will benefit from this co

Collapse of the 16-Story Plasco Building in Tehran due to Fire: Special Seminar on Structural and Fire Engineering

Seminar | June 6 | 4-5 p.m. | 502 Davis Hall

 Professor Ali Akbar Aghakouchak, Ph.D., CEE Dept. Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran

 Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)

Plasco was a 16-story building constructed in 1962 that collapsed on January 30th, 2017 due to fire. In this presentation initially, the incident and the architectural and structural specifications of the building are described. Then the results of different linear and non-linear analyses of the structure are presented.

EPMS Weekly Seminar

Seminar | November 1, 2016 – December 5, 2017 every Tuesday | 5:10-6 p.m. | 212 O'Brien Hall

 Engineering and Project Management Society

Each week the Engineering and Project Management Society brings in a speaker to talk about topics related to construction and project management. Light refreshments will be provided.

Event is ADA accessible. For disability accommodation requests and information, please contact Disability Access Services by phone at 510.643.6456 (voice) or 510.642.6376 (TTY) or by email at...   More >

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

EHS 201 Biosafety in Laboratories

Course | June 7 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | 177 Stanley Hall

 Office of Environment, Health & Safety

This training is required for anyone who is listed on a Biological Use Authorization (BUA) application form that is reviewed by the Committee for Laboratory and Environmental Biosafety (CLEB). A BUA is required for anyone working with recombinant DNA molecules, human clinical specimens or agents that may infect humans, plants or animals. This safety training will discuss the biosafety risk...   More >

Cognitive Mapping and Planning for Visual Navigation

Seminar | June 7 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 560 Evans Hall

 Saurabh Gupta, UC Berkeley

 Neuroscience Institute, Helen Wills

560 Evans
We introduce a novel neural architecture for navigation in novel environments that learns a cognitive map from first person viewpoints and plans a sequence of actions towards goals in the environment. The Cognitive Mapper and Planner (CMP) is based on two key ideas: a) a unified joint architecture for mapping and planning, such that the mapping is driven by the needs of the planner,...   More >

Bikeway Facility Design and Safety Improvement

Workshop | June 7 – 14, 2017 every Wednesday | 1-4:30 p.m. |  Online

 Rock Miller, Stantec Consulting

 Technology Transfer Program

This new, in-depth class on design of facilities for bicycling addresses both legacy facilities and innovative designs that are being developed within many communities at this time. This course will orient participants with fundamentals and details of bikeway design, ranging from application of traditional designs (bike routes, lanes, paths) to innovative facilities that are growing in...   More >

 This course is most appropriate for persons interested in understanding how to design a facility that meets user needs, encourages additional usage and growth in bicycling, and preserves or improves safety for all users. While appropriate and intended for

East Bay Science Cafe - The Science of the Superbloom: Why California plants are so diverse, unique, and mysterious...

Presentation | June 7 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Restaurant Valparaiso

 1403 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94706

 Isaac Marck, University and Jepson Herbarium

 Science@Cal

The California Floristic Province, with a Mediterranean climate and diverse habitats, is home to numerous endemic plant species and is one of the world’s important botanical hotspots. Isaac Marck will discuss the diverse groups, geographical oddities, and ongoing botanical exploration in the California Floristic Province.   More >

Exploring the California flora

Thursday, June 8, 2017

In-Place Asphalt Recycling and Stabilization Strategies

Workshop | June 8 | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Four Points Sheraton

 1603 Powell Street, Emeryville, CA 94608

 David Jones, University of California Pavement Research Center

 Technology Transfer Program

This is a completely-updated and revamped course on in-place asphalt recycling, which will explore in more detail the most common recycling methods, while providing an insightful look on selecting the most appropriate method and stabilization strategy based on a project's and site's specific characteristics. The soil stabilization portion of the course will expand on Caltrans Highway Design...   More >

 This course is designed for all levels of pavement engineers and managers in state and local agencies who are interested in learning more about using in-place recycling as a cost-effective pavement rehabilitation option.

Networking and Strategic Job Search: Transition Services Program

Workshop | June 8 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 198

 Human Resources

These interactive workshops are designed for those participants in active job search. Sign up through the UC Training Calendar, or email: transitions2@berkeley.edu

Design a plan for finding and applying for jobs that fit.

Multimodal Transportation Operations: Evaluation Methods and Performance Measures

Workshop | May 23 – June 8, 2017 every Tuesday & Thursday | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Online

 Michael Mauch, Institute of Transportation Studies; Bill Cisco, PTV Group

 Technology Transfer Program

This new online training course provides the fundamentals required to understand, perform, and interpret the results from multimodal operational analysis and performance evaluations. Several of the most commonly used evaluation and analysis methods are presented with real-world examples. The course focuses on how to develop an appropriate set of performance measures to reliably compute the gains...   More >

 This course is intended for transportation planners, transportation engineers and technicians at local, regional, and state agencies, as well as transportation planning consultants. Both new and experienced planners and engineers will benefit from this co

EH&S 403 Training Session

Course | June 8 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 370 University Hall

 Jason Smith, UC Berkeley Office of Environment, Health, & Safety

 Office of Environment, Health & Safety

This session briefly covers the UC Berkeley specific radiation safety information you will need to start work.​ In addition, dosimeter will be issued, if required.

EH&S 403 Training Session

Course | June 8 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 370 University Hall

 Jason Smith, UC Berkeley Office of Environment, Health, & Safety

 Office of Environment, Health & Safety

This session briefly covers the UC Berkeley specific radiation safety information you will need to start work.​ In addition, dosimeter will be issued, if required.

Crafter-Dark: Free, drop-in crafting, in the Student Union

Workshop | October 13, 2016 – June 8, 2017 the second Thursday of the month every month with exceptions | 8-10 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Living Room

 ASUC Art Studio

Get crafty with us! We’re hosting free, drop-in arts & crafts workshops in the MLK Jr. Student Union campus living room every 2nd Thursday of the month.

This October, we'll be making some spooky-looking velum Halloween Lanterns– taught by Cal C.R.E.A.T.E. (Creative Residencies for Emerging Artists Teaching Empowerment). Hope to see you there!

Friday, June 9, 2017

Sculpted Light in the Brain

Conference/Symposium | June 9 | 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Stanley Hall

 Bernardo Sabatini, Harvard Medical School; Hillel Adesnik, UC Berkeley; Josh Trachtenberg, UCLA; Laura Waller, UC Berkeley; Michael Hausser, University College London; Na Ji, UC Berkeley; Michael Lin, Stanford University; Rafael Yuste, Columbia University; Tommaso Fellin, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia; Ehud Isacoff, UC Berkeley

 Neuroscience Institute, Helen Wills

“Sculpted Light in the Brain” is a one-day conference and workshop aimed at fostering collaborations between neuroscientists, computer scientists, optics researchers, and other scientists who share the common interest of developing better technology to observe and control neural activity in the awake, behaving brain. “Sculpted Light” refers to a broad class of methods where light is shaped to...   More >