COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
Workshop | April 21 | 3-5 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Kvamme Atrium, 3rd floor
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Lecture | April 23 | 12-1 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, 310, Banatao Auditorium
Carla Peterman, Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission
California energy policy supports an ambitious transition from conventional fossil generation to renewable and other clean resources. Low-carbon, variable and distributed generation provide many benefits to the state, but also present new circumstances for our traditional energy integration and reliability tools to respond to. Some of the resources that California is pursuing to manage this ramp...... More >
registration required for lunch at UC Berkeley. Register online.
Seminar | April 23 | 12-1 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall
Orion Weiner, University of California, San Francisco
Spring 2014 Seminar Series
Seminar | April 23 | 1-2 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall
Yazhen Wang, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Quantum computation and quantum information are of great current interest in computer
Seminar | April 23 | 4-5 p.m. | B100 Blum Hall
Ashok Gadgil, Division Director and Faculty Senior Scientist, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
The Development Engineering Research Seminar series will explore and examine currents efforts to promote the sustainable development of agriculture, public health, education, and engineering in emerging regions. The series will consist of weekly seminars on a variety of research topics and disciplines, and two faculty panels to foster discussions regarding Impact Analysis and Clean Water...... More >
Students - Graduate
Lecture | April 23 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 210 South Hall
The new frontier in user interfaces is a constellation of wearable gadgets, tablets, smart phones, appliances, and more that can communicate with one another autonomously.... More >
Seminar | April 24 | 1-2 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge
Ryan Calo, University of Washington
Two decades of analysis have produced a rich set of insights as to how the law should apply to the Internets peculiar characteristics. But, in the meantime, technology has not stood still. The same public and private institutions that developed the Internet, from the armed forces to search engines, have initiated a significant shift toward robotics and artificial intelligence.
Seminar | April 24 | 4-5 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Andy Dong, Warren Centre Chair for Engineering Innovation, University of Sydney, Australia
Humans have a nearly unbounded capability to design our environment to suit our current and future needs, mostly for the better but sometimes with injurious unintended consequences. The products of our capability to design are all around us, and we are never apparently satisfied with what we have imagined and made, always pursuing something better. Where does this capability to design come from...... More >
Faculty, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate
Multimedia Extravaganza!: An evening of light, motion, music, technology, innovation, art, science, and dance.
Exhibit - Multimedia | April 24 | 6-10 p.m. | Berkeley Arts Festival
Come one, come all! Join us for an evening of light, motion, music, technology, innovation, and dance. In addition to interactive installations, live performances, and a jam room, by the Multimedia Orchestra @Berkeley, the event will also feature original art made by students of the UC Berkeley Art & Science DeCal and the Synesthesia Association at Berkeley. All are welcome to join us in...... More >
$0-15 Donation-Based Admission
Please print or bring an electronic copy of your ticket to show at the door. Register online.
Seminar | April 25 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Prof. Lars Samuelson, Nano Structure Consortium Founder, Lund University, Sweden
The scientific field of (compound) semiconductor nanowires got started seriously in the US and in Europe about 15 years ago, some ten years after the original break-through research conducted by Dr. Kenji Hiruma and his team at Hitachi in Japan.
Seminar | April 25 | 2-3 p.m. | 534 Davis Hall
Nikolaos Katapodes, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan
Special Event | April 26 – 27, 2014 every day | Lawrence Hall of Science
Join over 27 high-school teams from around the Bay Area for this annual all-day classic at the Lawrence Hall of Science. Check out each team's robot design and watch them compete against one another in an epic battle for victor (featuring good sports-robot-ship, of course).... More >
Children, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public
Free with admission.