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<< Week of February 07 >>

Sunday, February 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

Monday, February 8, 2016

The San Francisco International Airport Air Traffic Control Tower: SEMM Seminar

Seminar | February 8 | 12-1 p.m. | 502 Davis Hall


Laura Whitehurst, PE, SE, LEED AP BD+C, Senior Associate, Walter P. Moore, San Francisco, CA

Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)


The San Francisco Air Traffic Control Tower is the tallest vertically post-tensioned, self-centering structure in the United States.  It sits on fill and bay mud, less than 3 miles from the San Andreas Fault. It is expected to remain operational after a M8.0 earthquake in order to bring in emergency supplies to the region....   More >


Earclub: The Cocktail Party and Hearing Impairments

Colloquium | February 8 | 4-6 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 3105 (Beach Room)


H. Steven Colburn, Department of Biomedical Engineering Hearing Research Center Boston University

Department of Psychology


Our human ability to solve the cocktail party problem (CPP), the
ability to listen selectively in an environment with multiple sources,
is excellent, even relative to the best engineering systems. This
ability allows us to enjoy interactions in social environments that
frustrate the abilities of those of us with hearing impairments. This
important hearing capability depends on multiple......   More >


Arista Networks Tech Talk

Information Session | February 8 | 7-8 p.m. | Soda Hall, 430 Wozniak Lounge


Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)


Arista Networks, working on software driven cloud networking, will be here to give an info session about their company and Next-Gen Data Center Networking! Bring your resumes and questions!

FREE FOOD!

Recruiting SW & HW engineers interns and full-time
www.arista.com/careers...   More >

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Engineering Proteins for Selective Catalysis

Seminar | February 9 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall


Professor Jared Lewis, Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago

Department of Chemistry


Coffee and Refreshments served at the "Coffee Lab" B38 Hildebrand - available @ 10:50am...   More >


LinkedIn/Online Professional Profiles Workshop

Workshop | February 9 | 1-2 p.m. | 240 Bechtel Engineering Center


College of Engineering


Join the CAEE & the Career Center for a workshop on creating professional online accounts. This will be immediately followed up Cupcakes & Headshots where you can have your photo taken for those online, professional profiles! Please RSVP online.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1j1TOwJ2Ye2y0mk9TKwsq_aUmBX0bpX2c6R3u1rnRZ40/viewform...   More >


Lyft Tech Talk

Information Session | February 9 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Soda Hall, 430 Wozniak Lounge


Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)


Get behind the wheel with the Lyft Engineering team! Please bring your resumes as there will be a resume drop. The session will take place Tuesday, 2/9 at 5:30 pm in the Wozniak Lounge. Sliver pizza will be served! Yum!...   More >

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

How to Write a Research Proposal Workshop

Workshop | February 10 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars Program Manager, hsp.berkeley.edu

Office of Undergraduate Research


If you need to write a grant propopsal, this workshop is for you! You'll get a headstart on defining your research question, developing a project plan, presenting your qualifications, and creating a realistic budget.

The workshop is open to all UC-Berkeley students (undergraduate, graduate, and visiting scholars) regardless of academic discipline. It will be especially useful for......   More >


Connected Critical Care

Lecture: Top events | February 10 | 12-1 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, 310, Banatao Auditorium


Jason Adams, UC Davis Health System

CITRIS (Ctr for Info Technology Research in the Interest of Society)


Jason Adams is a ‎Physician in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at UC Davis Health System. His research is focused on host-pathogen genomics and clinical informatics.

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Free and open to the public. Register online by Monday for a free lunch at UC Berkeley. The CITRIS Research Exchange Seminar Series is a weekly dialogue highlighting leading voices on societal-scale......   More >


Free

Register by the Monday before the event for free lunch at UC Berkeley. Register online.


Publishing Smart: Maximize the Impact of your Research

Workshop | February 10 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, Bioscience Library Training Room, 2189


Susan Koskinen, Bioscience and Natural Resources Library; Becky Miller, Bioscience and Natural Resources Library

Library


Librarians will present an overview of resources for maximizing the impact of your research. Topics will include making strategic publishing decisions; finding and interpreting metrics; and tools to help you maximize exposure of your research....   More >


All Audiences


BioE Seminar: &#147;Data-driven protein engineering&#148;

Seminar | February 10 | 12-1 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Philip Romero, University of California, Los Angeles

Bioengineering (BioE)


Spring 2016 Seminar Series

Wednesday, February 10
12noon - 1:00pm
290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
please note new room location

“Data-driven protein engineering”

Philip Romero
Assistant Professor
University of California, Los Angeles

A protein’s amino acid sequence encodes its chemical properties and biological functions. A detailed and quantitative understanding of this......   More >


Salesforce Tech Talk

Information Session | February 10 | 6-7 p.m. | Soda Hall, 430 Wozniak Lounge


Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)


Come out to Salesforce's Infrastructure Engineering Talk, hosted by IEEE, in the Woz for a chance to meet recruiters and win a free Salesforce PowerStick! FREE CHIPOTLE is provided!...   More >

Thursday, February 11, 2016

How to Write a Research/Grant Proposal in the Social Sciences and Humanities

Workshop | February 11 | 1-2 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Kristi Govella, SURF Social Science & Humanities Advisor, Office of Undergraduate Research

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will cover the basics of writing a research proposal. To get the most out of the workshop, come with an idea for a research project in mind....   More >


Faculty, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

Faculty, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate


Professional E-mail Communication: (or: how to email your professor so you get a favorable response!)

Workshop | February 11 | 3-4 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars Program Manager, hsp.berkeley.edu

Office of Undergraduate Research


Do you need to email someone you've never met before to ask for their help, but you don't know where to start? Are you looking for an internship or job and want to set up an informational interview? Have you ever written a long email to a professor, only to receive no response? If so, this workshop is for you! We will discuss how to present yourself professionally over email to faculty and other......   More >


Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Info Session: Funding for your post graduation project

Information Session | February 11 | 4-5 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Mary Crabb, Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Program Manager and Advisor, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

Office of Undergraduate Research


The Stronach Baccalaureate Prize supports intellectual and creative pursuits that heighten awareness of issues of social consciousness and the public good. The award gives engaged students the opportunity to extend and reflect upon their undergraduate work at Berkeley by undertaking a special project after their graduation.

Several prizes may be awarded, each in an amount up to $25,000,......   More >


HTNM Lecture - Ahmed Ghappour - &#34;Machine Generated Culpability&#34;

Lecture: Top events | February 11 | 5 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, BCNM Commons/340


Ahmed Ghappour

Center for New Media


Ahmed Ghappour is an acclaimed law professor at UC Hastings, whose research focuses on up and coming technologies and national security, with stress on the cyberspace's role as a battleground. He directs the Liberty, Security, and Technology Clinic wherein he addresses constitutional issues interlaced with espionage, counterterrorism, and computer hacking.

Ghappour has taken numeros national......   More >


Google Tech Talk

Information Session | February 11 | 6-7 p.m. | Soda Hall, 430 Wozniak Lounge


Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)


Interested in hearing about some cool things that Cal alums are working on?
Join three of our engineers as they talk about the interesting projects they work on, share their path to Google and offer career advice. This session is open for Q&A and is your chance to learn about life as a Googler!

Featured speakers:

Sargun Kaur: Software Engineer, Google Maps
Chenyu Zhao: Software......   More >


Networking and Professional Etiquette Dinner

Workshop: ESS | February 11 | 6-8:30 p.m. | #1702 Faculty Club


College of Engineering


Thursday, February 11, 6-8:30pm, Faculty Club. Have you ever sat down to a formal meal and wondered, “What are all of these forks for?” Or been networking and thought, “Is this an appropriate topic to raise?” Then our networking and professional etiquette dinner will put you at ease. Presented by a certified professional etiquette trainer, this event is a fun, non-threatening way to learn......   More >

Friday, February 12, 2016

Novel Microfluidic Platforms for Applications in Biomedicine and Biomaterials Synthesis: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | February 12 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building


Prof. Amy Shen, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST), Biofluidics

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute


Microfluidics has emerged in recent years as a versatile method of manipulating fluids at small length-scales, and in particular, for generating and manipulating micron size droplets with controllable size and functionality.

In this talk, I will showcase 2 examples related to microfluidic platforms.

(1) A novel droplet microfluidics method to image oxygen in single islets (pancreatic......   More >


Saturday, February 13, 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