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<< Week of December 09 >>

Monday, December 5, 2016

Processors for the Data Center and Cloud of the Future

Lecture: Top events | December 5 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 380 Soda Hall


David Wentzlaff, Princeton University

ASPIRE Lab


Speaker: David Wentzlaff

Title: Processors for the Data Center and Cloud of the Future

Abstract: Current-day data centers and IaaS clouds (e.g. Amazon EC2, MS Azure, Google GCE) use microprocessors that are very similar to or the same as those used in small servers and desktops. This work rethinks the design of microprocessors specifically for data center use along with how microprocessors......   More >


SLAM Seminar: Ten Big Ideas for Future Investment with the Director of the National Science Foundation

Seminar: Top events | December 5 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall


Dr. France Córdova, National Science Foundation

QB3 - California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences


Join us for our final seminar of the semester with the current director of the National Science Foundation! Coffee and cookies will be served before the seminar....   More >


Entrepreneurial Toastmasters Club Meeting

Meeting | June 6, 2016 – December 23, 2019 every Monday | 6:20-7:20 p.m. | Soda Hall, Room 380


Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)


Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that develops communication and leadership skills through public speaking....   More >

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Sustainability in Curriculum Colloquium and Faculty Reception

Colloquium | December 6 | 3-4 p.m. | Blum Hall, Blum Center Room B100


Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Mgmt. (ESPM)


Sustainability in Curriculum Colloquium & Faculty Reception will include lightning presentations from faculty across the Berkeley campus on approaches and tools for incorporating sustainability into undergraduate curriculum. The presentations represent new faculty endeavors to present principles of sustainability in diverse courses and departments, including but not limited to:

Gender and......   More >


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, December 7, 2016

Jacobs Winter Design Showcase

Special Event | December 7 – 8, 2016 every day | 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Jacobs Hall


Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation


The Jacobs Winter Design Showcase, an end-of-semester open house, offers an opportunity to meet student makers, explore new creations, and take part in Jacobs Hall's richly interdisciplinary community....   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences


What Happens When the Things We Design Wake Up?

Lecture: Top events | December 7 | 12-1 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, 310, Banatao Auditorium


Mickey McManus, Principal & Chairman of the Board, MAYA Design

CITRIS and the Banatao Institute


Mickey McManus is a research fellow at Autodesk in the Office of the CTO, and Principal & Chairman of the board at MAYA Design, a design consultancy and innovation lab. He's a pioneer in the fields of pervasive computing, collaborative innovation, human-centered design and education.

In Mickey’s current research project, “Primordial," he and his team are exploring the impact on design when......   More >


Free lunch available (limited #s). You must register by the Monday before the event for lunch. Register online.


Center for Computational Biology Seminar: Molly Przeworski, Columbia University

Seminar | December 7 | 4-5 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center


Center for Computational Biology


Meiotic recombination is a fundamental genetic process that generates new combinations of alleles on which natural selection can act and, in most sexually-reproducing organisms, ensures the proper alignment and segregation of chromosomes. Recombination events are initiated by double strand breaks deliberately inflicted on the genome during meiosis. In this talk, I’ll present accumulating evidence......   More >


EECS Undergraduate Social Hour

Social Event | December 7 | 4-5 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430-438)


Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)


EECS, L&S CS, and CS-intended students are invited to take a break from studying, enjoy some light refreshments, and socialize with their classmates, staff, and faculty....   More >


Health in California under a Trump Presidency

Panel Discussion | December 7 | 5-7 p.m. | David Brower Center, Goldman Theater and Wolf Gallery


2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94705

Dr. Anthony Iton, Senior Vice President of Healthy Communities, The California Endowment; Dr. Sandra R. Hernández, President and CEO, California Health Care Foundation; Dr. Karen Smith, Director and State Public Health Officer, California Department of Public Health

Stephen Shortell, Blue Cross of California Distinguished Professorship, HPM Professor of Organizational Behavior, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

Public Health, School of


Join three prominent California health policy leaders dedicated to advancing meaningful, measurable improvements in the health of individuals and of our communities as they discuss how California can best move forward following the recent election and the challenges and opportunities present in our changing landscape....   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Registered attendees will be seated first. Registration opens November 14. Register by December 6 online.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Jacobs Winter Design Showcase

Special Event | December 7 – 8, 2016 every day | 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Jacobs Hall


Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation


The Jacobs Winter Design Showcase, an end-of-semester open house, offers an opportunity to meet student makers, explore new creations, and take part in Jacobs Hall's richly interdisciplinary community....   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences


Jacobs Winter Design Showcase

Special Event | December 8 | 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Jacobs Hall


Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation


The Jacobs Winter Design Showcase, an end-of-semester open house, offers an opportunity to meet student makers, explore new creations, and take part in Jacobs Hall's richly interdisciplinary community....   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences


Master of Engineering Capstone Expo

Presentation: Top events | December 8 | 4-6:30 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium


Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership


The Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership is excited to invite the public to our Master of Engineering Capstone Expo, where our masters students demo the products that they are working on, which come from industry and faculty research. See where the future of engineering is headed....   More >


Free

Register online.

Friday, December 9, 2016

Dissertation Talk: Defending Dissidents from Targeted Digital Surveillance

Presentation | December 9 | 12-1 p.m. | 205 South Hall


William R. Marczak

Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)


Computer security research devotes extensive efforts to protecting individuals against indiscriminate, large-scale attacks such as those used by cybercriminals, and protecting institutions against targeted cyber attacks conducted by nation-states (so-called “Advanced Persistent Threats''). Where these two problem domains intersect, however---targeted cyber attacks by nation-states against......   More >


Dissertation Talk: Printed MRI Receive Coils

Presentation | December 9 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 490 Cory Hall


Joseph Corea, UC Berkeley

Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)


Clinical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of patients provides an unsurpassed variety of high-resolution soft-tissue contrast and functional information without resorting to invasive procedures. Unlike Computed Tomography (CT), MRI scans do not expose patients to harmful ionizing radiation, and are considered safe. However, poor signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and data acquisition techniques make MRI......   More >