Prof. Jan Rabaey has written an article titled "What is 5G? The next generation of wireless, explained" for the Chronicle. He describes in his article how 5G will open new opportunities for augmented reality, virtual reality systems, as well as automation due to the ability to send and receive more data more quickly than previous versions.
May 22, 2018
April 20, 2018
Prof. Rabaey presented a keynote at the 2018 VLSI-AST/DAT Conference in Taipei, Taiwan, entitled “Homo Technologicus."
Jan discusses how the combination of IoT and wearable devices offers the potential to change how humans interact with the world and cyberworld and open the door for the "Next Human."
Prof. Rabaey presented a keynote at IEEE WF-IOT 2018 in Singapore on February, entitled the “IoT++: The Living Network of Everyone and Everything”.
April 4, 2018
February 8, 2018
December 18, 2017
EE Professors Claire Tomlin and Kristofer Pister have won the Outstanding Advising Faculty Awards from Berkeley Advising Matters. The awards are presented to administrators, directors, managers, and faculty advisors who have made a significant positive impact on students and programs they support.
November 28, 2017
November 7, 2017
Six EECS faculty including Swarm Lab directors Claire Tomlin and Ana Arias are recognized in a Berkeley Engineering news article titled "Case Studies in Forward Thinking". Working at the interface of technology and society, each engineer shared some of the groundbreaking work taking place across the college and their visions for the future.
October 10, 2017
October 3, 2017
Chancellor's Professor of Electrical Engineering and Neuroscience Jose Carmena, and Prof. Michel Maharbiz, are the subjects of a California Magazine article titled "Dust in the Machine," about brain-machine interface (BMI) research. In 2013, Carmena, Maharbiz, then-graduate student Dongjin Seo (Ph.D. '16), Prof. Jan Rabaey, and Prof.
September 18, 2017
EE Prof. Jan Rabaey has won the 2017 Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) Aristotle Award. The award recognizes SRC-supported faculty whose deep commitment to the educational experience of SRC students has had a profound and continuing impact on their professional performance and, consequently, a significant impact for members over a long period of time.
September 13, 2017
The Edward A. Lee Festschrift Symposium will be held on Friday, October 13th in Berkeley, CA. This invitation-based symposium will celebrate the scholarship, ideas and teachings of Professor Edward A. Lee. The theme will be centered around "Principles of Modeling," as Edward has been devoted to research that centers on the role of models and is an advocate of a principled use of models in science and engineering. Congratulations Professor Lee!
September 7, 2017
Professor Edward Lee publishes Plato and the Nerd: The Creative Partnership of Humans and Technology(link is external) (MIT Press, 2017). Professor Lee observes that engineering is a deeply intellectual and fundamentally inventive process and that the producers of digital technology have an unsurpassed medium for creativity.
August 2, 2017
Swarm co-director Claire Tomlin is featured in a Berkeley Engineer article titled "Smart moves: California's next-gen infrastructure" describing her research work on Drone expressways. Her work seeks to integrate control theory with machine learning so fleets of drones can avoid midair mishaps.
July 15, 2017
Professors Michel Maharbiz and Jose Carmena have been awarded the 2017 McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Award for Neural Dust. The annual awards come with a $200K prize and aimed at advancing the range of tools neuroscientists have to map, monitor, and model brain function. Congratulations!
June 22, 2017
FlexTech, a SEMI Strategic Association Partner, has chosen Professor Ana C. Arias as the award winner for the R&D Achievements category at the 2017FLEX Conference. This prestigious award recognizes her breakthrough research in the development of flexible medical sensors and flexible devices.
Read more here.
April 13, 2017
We are excited to announce that the Swarm Lab will be re-organizing as we move toward the future with Swarm Lab 2.0:
Mission: Our mission includes designing and developing new methodologies, software, and hardware, and educating the next generation of engineers.
March 13, 2017
Professor Jan Rabaey with Abbas Rahimi, Pentti Kanerva, and José del R. Millán will be receiving the Best Paper award for their work in "Hyperdimensional Computing for Noninvasive Brain-Computer Interfaces: Blind and One-Shot Classification of EEG Error-Related Potentials" at the BICT (Bio-inspired Information and Communications Technologies) Conference(link is external) this month.