COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
Seminar | October 24 | 12-1 p.m. | 502 Davis Hall
Ibbi Almufti, SE, PE, LEED AP, Associate in the Advanced Technology + Research, Arup, San Francisco
181 Fremont is a 56-story mixed-use tower that will be the 2nd tallest building in San Francisco when construction is completed in 2017. The design of 181 Fremont followed a resilience-based design approach which targeted beyond code resilience objectives including immediate re-occupancy and short functional recovery time after a 475 year return period earthquake.... More >
Seminar | October 24 | 3-4 p.m. | 400 Cory Hall
Somayeh Sojoudi, Berkeley
This talk will explore the graphical LASSO and the associated SDP relaxation, deriving some simple conditions under which computational complexity can be managed. It will also introduce a circuit model that can be used as a platform for testing different statistical procedures.... More >
Seminar | October 24 | 4-5 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium
Tim Roughgarden, Stanford University
The best algorithm for a computational problem generally depends on the "relevant inputs," a concept that depends on the application domain and often defies formal articulation. While there is a large literature on empirical approaches to selecting the best algorithm for a given application domain, there has been surprisingly little theoretical analysis of the problem.
Seminar | October 24 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall
Carmen Domingo, Professor, San Francisco State University
Dr. Carmen Domingo is a Professor of Biology at San Francisco State University. She will discuss her experiences teaching at the undergraduate level and will share strategies for leading a research group of undergraduate and masters students.... More >
Information Session | October 24 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Cory Hall, 540AB (DOP Center)
Q&A Session with Box Technical Co-founders, Jeff Queisser and Sam Ghods
Meeting | June 6, 2016 – December 23, 2019 every Monday | 6:20-7:20 p.m. | Soda Hall, Room 380
Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that develops communication and leadership skills through public speaking.... More >
Special Event | October 24 | 7:30-9 p.m. | 114 Morgan Hall
Looking to get involved in Cal's diverse food club community?
Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate
Faculty, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate
Social Event | October 25 | 3-4 p.m. | 3110 Etcheverry Hall
Come enjoy coffee, tea, and snacks with the Mechanical Engineering Graduate Students Committee. This event is sponsored by the UCB Graduate Assembly.
Lecture | October 25 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Saad Khan, Senior Research Associate at James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University
Harsha Ram, Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Comparative Literature
A lecture by Saad Khan... More >
Information Session | October 25 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, 430-8 Wozniak Lounge
Seminar | October 26 | Stanley Hall
No Bioengineering Seminar today... More >
From Collective Improvisation to Collective Problem Solving: A Presentation by Tove Frykmer, Lund University, Sweden
Presentation | October 26 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | 820 Barrows Hall
Tove Frykmer, Center for Catastrophic Risk Management
Please join us on October 26 for a presentation by Tove Frykmer, a Visiting Scholar with the UC Berkeley Center for Catastrophic Risk Management, a Matrix-affiliated center.... More >
Lecture: Top events | October 26 | 12-1 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, 310, Banatao Auditorium
Nicola Lercari, Assistant Professor of World Heritage, UC Merced
Nicola Lercari is Assistant Professor of World Heritage at UC Merced. He investigates digital preservation of heritage, cross-media systems for museums, and the analytical and interpretative role of the visualization of the past.
Free lunch available (limited #s). You must register by the Monday before the event for lunch. Register online.
Colloquium | October 26 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 126 Barrows Hall
John Chiang, Professor, UC Berkeley Geography
Colloquium | October 26 | 4-5 p.m. | Soda Hall, 306 (HP Auditorium)
Shiva Shivakumar, Google Inc.
We are entering the age of the Internet of Moving Things. With the proliferation of smartphones and low cost connected sensors, such as GPS/RFID/Beacons, a new class of movement data is growing rapidly from people, public transportation, ride-sharing services, etc -- creating unprecedented opportunities for cities, businesses, and the everyday person. With such data, arise new technology...... More >
Lecture | October 26 | 112 Wurster Hall
WED. Oct 26, 6:30pm, 112 Wurster Hall. Please join us for an evening of architectural discovery with Andrew Zago and Laura Bouwman. The firm has completed projects in the United States and Korea.... More >
Conference/Symposium: Top events | October 28 | 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, 310 Banatao Auditorium
Emmanuel Alloa, Assistant Professor for Cultural Theory and Philosophy; Antonio A. Casilli, Associate Professor of Digital Humanities, Telecommunication College of the Paris Institute of Technology; Elodie Ternaux, Co-director, matériO SAS; Julian Oliver, Artist
What is the connection between secrets and publicity, between authenticity and its showcase? Is the move towards transparency a move towards a more critical society, or is it paradoxically yielding the opposite results?
$16.82 Early Bird Registration before October 21st, $27.37 Regular Ticket
Buy tickets online.
Seminar: Top events | October 28 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 220 Jacobs Hall | Canceled
Aaron Marcus, a pioneer in computer-based graphic design, will share insights at the Jacobs Institute.... More >
Seminar | October 28 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Prof. David J. Pine, NYU, Physics and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Coating colloidal particles and clusters with DNA, we program interactions between colloids, using their shape to make crystal structures that have previously been difficult or even impossible to make.
Seminar | October 28 | 4-5 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium, 310
Richard Murray, Porfessor, California Institute of Technology
CITRIS and the Banatao Institute, Institute of Transportation Studies, Team for Research in Ubiquitous Secure Technology (TRUST), Foundations of Resilient CybEr-Physical Systems (FORCES)
One of the major challenges in design of complex networked control systems --such as those arising in aerospace, computing, robotics, critical infrastructure and manufacturing systems, to name a few-- is insuring that the combination of dynamical behavior and logical decision-making satisfy detailed safety and performance specifications.... More >
Lecture | October 28 | 4 p.m. | 310 Sutardja Dai Hall
Richard Murray, California Institute of Technology
Richard Murray, from the California Institute of Technology, will present "Specification and Synthesis of Networked Control Systems with Application to Autonomous Vehicles" October 28 in the Banatao Auditorium, 310 Sutardja Dai, at 4 p.m. Join us for beverages and cookies at 3:30 p.m.
Information Session | October 28 | 5:15-6:45 p.m. | Soda Hall, 430-8 Wozniak Lounge
6sense's mission is to empower marketing and sales teams with 100 percent visibility into buyers; who they are, needs and timing. Come listen to 6sense talk about their company and their job opportunities!... More >
Exhibit - Multimedia | October 28 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Lobby Energy Biosciences Building
Experience the boundaries of the natural world, from the infinitesimal to the cosmic scale. Explore exhibits of microscopy, multimedia artwork, digital sound and sculpture, created by artists and scientists probing our world for deeper understanding.... More >
All Audiences, Alumni, Children, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate, Cal Parents
Exhibit - Multimedia | October 28 | 6-8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Social Event | October 29 – 30, 2016 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science
Start your Halloween early and celebrate all weekend long during Happy Creepy Hall-oween.
Children, Friends of the University, General Public, Cal Parents
Happy Creepy Hall-oween is free with your admission.
Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-5132.