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Sunday, May 1, 2016

Design Quest

Workshop | October 17, 2015 – July 3, 2016 every Sunday & Saturday | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


Come up with ideas, build prototypes, and test your designs in the Design Quest exhibit, featuring new elements Fold and Fly and Ramps and Rollers!...   More >


Children, Friends of the University, General Public, Cal Parents

All Audiences

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

A Conversation with Lisa Jackson, Apple Senior VP for Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives

Presentation | May 3 | 9:30-11 a.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Tilden Room


Lisa Jackson, Vice President, Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives, Apple

Stefano Bertozzi, Dean, UC Berkeley, School of Public Health

Public Health, School of, CITRIS (Ctr for Info Technology Research in the Interest of Society)


Lisa Jackson is Apple’s vice president of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives, reporting to CEO Tim Cook. Lisa oversees Apple's efforts to minimize its impact on the environment by addressing climate change through renewable energy and energy efficiency, using greener materials, and inventing new ways to conserve precious resources....   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Pre-registration is required to attend. Register by May 2 online.


PL-58 Managing Transportation and Land Use Interactions

Course | May 3 – 6, 2016 every day | 1:30-4 p.m. |  Online


Institute of Transportation Studies


Transportation networks are one of the most powerful influences of local land use patterns. Local land use decisions shape the demand for transportation services and improvements. Managing this interaction to achieve multiple goals is one of the more difficult problems for planners and engineers. This new online course covers how to create successful plans and projects, how to address land use......   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

This course is intended for planning staff in local, regional, and state agencies as well as consultants. Both new and experienced planners will benefit. Transportation engineers, project and agency managers, transit planners, community planners, decision

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Jacobs Spring Design Showcase

Special Event: Top events | May 4 |  Jacobs Hall


2530 Ridge Road, Berkeley, CA 94720

Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation


Students from 16 courses held in Jacobs Hall, Berkeley's newest hub for design innovation, will present projects at the Jacobs Spring Design Showcase on May 4 and 5. Students' project displays and demos will span disciplines, skill levels, and topic focuses....   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences


M.Eng. Capstone Showcase 2016

Special Event: Top events | May 4 | 9:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Kvamme Atrium


Fung Institute For Engineering Leadership


Our Master of Engineering students have worked throughout the year on Capstone projects that come from industry, startups, and faculty research. During the Showcase they will present innovative engineering solutions that have used cutting edge technology and methods to address industry, market, and societal needs and you can get a chance to vote on your favorites....   More >


Alumni, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate, Cal Parents

Alumni, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate, Cal Parents

Please register via the eventbrite to attend: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/uc-berkeley-meng-capstone-showcase-2016-tickets-24126179051 This is a multi-room event so registering will allow us to help you with information you require to navigate the e

Register by May 3 online.


PL-58 Managing Transportation and Land Use Interactions

Course | May 3 – 6, 2016 every day | 1:30-4 p.m. |  Online


Institute of Transportation Studies


Transportation networks are one of the most powerful influences of local land use patterns. Local land use decisions shape the demand for transportation services and improvements. Managing this interaction to achieve multiple goals is one of the more difficult problems for planners and engineers. This new online course covers how to create successful plans and projects, how to address land use......   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

This course is intended for planning staff in local, regional, and state agencies as well as consultants. Both new and experienced planners will benefit. Transportation engineers, project and agency managers, transit planners, community planners, decision


EECS Colloquium: Apple, the FBI, and Compelled Government Access to Consumer Devices and Data

Colloquium | May 4 | 4-5 p.m. | Soda Hall, 306 Soda Hall (HP Auditorium)


John Villasenor, Professor, Electrical Engineering, UC Los Angeles

Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)


What obligations should American technology companies have to facilitate government access to consumer devices and data? While this issue has been a recurring......   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Jacobs Spring Design Showcase

Special Event: Top events | May 5 |  Jacobs Hall


2530 Ridge Road, Berkeley, CA 94720

Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation


Students from courses held in Jacobs Hall, Berkeley's new hub for design innovation, will present projects at the Jacobs Spring Design Showcase on May 4 and 5. Students' project displays and demos will span disciplines, skill levels, and topic focuses....   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences


NSF CAREER Workshop

Workshop | May 5 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | 808 Stanley Hall


Erica Whitney, Associate Director, Berkeley Research Development Office; Kate Spohr, Research Outreach Specialist, Berkeley Research Development Office

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research , Berkeley Research Development Office


The CAREER Award program requires an integration of research and education activities beyond the scope of a regular NSF grant, so this workshop series will guide faculty members through the requirements and provide concrete suggestions on how to write the proposal.

The workshop will include a panel discussion with current CAREER Awardees....   More >


Faculty

Registration required at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nsf-career-workshop-tickets-24825860818

$0

Register online.


PL-58 Managing Transportation and Land Use Interactions

Course | May 3 – 6, 2016 every day | 1:30-4 p.m. |  Online


Institute of Transportation Studies


Transportation networks are one of the most powerful influences of local land use patterns. Local land use decisions shape the demand for transportation services and improvements. Managing this interaction to achieve multiple goals is one of the more difficult problems for planners and engineers. This new online course covers how to create successful plans and projects, how to address land use......   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

This course is intended for planning staff in local, regional, and state agencies as well as consultants. Both new and experienced planners will benefit. Transportation engineers, project and agency managers, transit planners, community planners, decision

Friday, May 6, 2016

EECS Student Awards

Special Event | May 6 | 1-3:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, 430-438


Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)


An awards ceremony and reception to honor outstanding students in the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences....   More >


PL-58 Managing Transportation and Land Use Interactions

Course | May 3 – 6, 2016 every day | 1:30-4 p.m. |  Online


Institute of Transportation Studies


Transportation networks are one of the most powerful influences of local land use patterns. Local land use decisions shape the demand for transportation services and improvements. Managing this interaction to achieve multiple goals is one of the more difficult problems for planners and engineers. This new online course covers how to create successful plans and projects, how to address land use......   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

This course is intended for planning staff in local, regional, and state agencies as well as consultants. Both new and experienced planners will benefit. Transportation engineers, project and agency managers, transit planners, community planners, decision


Dissertation talk : Data-efficient de novo genome assembly algorithm : theory and practice

Seminar | May 6 | 3-4 p.m. | Soda Hall, Soda 310


Ka-kit Lam

UC Berkeley


In this dissertation, we claim that it is feasible to construct practical and more data-efficient algorithm for de novo assembly for long read data. We use an information theoretic framework to guide the design of data-efficient algorithm to handle noise and to be computationally efficient. In practice,......   More >


View from the Top: David Patterson: My Last Lecture: How to Be a Bad Professor

Lecture: Top events | May 6 | 4-5 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium


David Patterson, Pardee Professor of Computer Science, UC Berkeley

College of Engineering & 40 Years of Patterson Symposium


My Last Lecture: How to Be a Bad Professor
If this were your last public lecture before retiring, what would you say? We’ll take a tongue-in-cheek look at how to be awful at all the responsibilities of professorship: research, classroom teaching, graduate student advising, service to the field and service to the campus. As I’ve got nothing left to hide, I’ll use tell-all examples from my four......   More >


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All Audiences

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Design Quest

Workshop | October 17, 2015 – July 3, 2016 every Sunday & Saturday | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science


Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)


Come up with ideas, build prototypes, and test your designs in the Design Quest exhibit, featuring new elements Fold and Fly and Ramps and Rollers!...   More >


Children, Friends of the University, General Public, Cal Parents

All Audiences