Symantec Research Labs Graduate Fellowship — 12/1/2017

Symantec will award Symantec Research Labs (SRL) Graduate Fellowships to outstanding Ph.D. students who meet the eligibility criteria listed below. A key goal of the program is to fund innovative research that has real-world value, in areas where Symantec conducts … Continued

Science Outside the Lab Program

The National Science Foundation has made available supplemental funds to improve graduate student preparedness for entering the workforce. NSF supports science and engineering doctoral students in gaining additional educational opportunities and student training in order to help acquire experience, skills and knowledge in … Continued

L’Oréal USA For Women In Science Fellowship — 2/3/2017

This postdoc fellowship recognizes and rewards the contributions women make in the STEM fields and identifies exceptional women researchers committed to serving as role models for younger generations. The program will award five early postdoctoral women scientists in the United … Continued

Roel Dobbe

UCBe: A Peer Mentor

EECS Peers is a network of upper level graduate students in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences. They serve as a resource to students who are navigating issues with classes, advisors, exams, stress, and conflict.

Science Outside the Lab Workshop — 3/30/2016

The long-running Washington, D.C. science policy immersion program returns for the summer of 2016. Graduate students in science, engineering, and related disciplines, who are interested in how decisions about science and innovation funding, regulation and policy are made, will benefit … Continued

U.S. Faculty Scholar Program — 1/31/2016

The Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF) is pleased to announce the U.S. Faculty Scholar Program for Academic Year 2016-2017. VEF expects to award approximately four grants for U.S. professors to teach courses in English at Vietnamese universities either on-site in Vietnam or … Continued

SAGE-IGERT Fellowship Program — 10/19/15

The SAGE-IGERT Fellowship Program supports technology developments that will enable the conservation generation, or storage of clean energy, as well as innovative approaches to the  evaluation of new technologies. The fellowship includes 2 years of funding, opportunities for international experiences, … Continued

Career Center

The Career Center Hosts Academic Job Search Workshops

Whether you plan on wading or plunging into the market, here’s a chance to learn a little more about what you’re getting into. These workshops are designed to provide an overview of the academic job search process from the perspective of the … Continued

Academic Job Search Workshops — 8/14–9/9/14

Going on the job market? Find out what you’re getting into and prepare yourself to be the strongest possible candidate. These sessions are conducted by Ph.D. career counselor Andrew Green. Before his return to Berkeley, Dr. Green spent six years … Continued

Prestigious fellowship offers funding, flexibility

Each year, ARCS Foundation Fellowships support a dozen University of California, Berkeley Ph.D. candidates in science and engineering. These fellowships come with an added benefit to students: more flexibility to follow their interests when choosing a research project.

Students in Skydeck

Getting ready to start your startup

At Berkeley today, budding entrepreneurs can test their mettle in competitions, team up with like-minded thinkers, bend the ears of faculty and industry experts, and find guidance toward funding, all on campus or very nearby.

Switzer Environmental Fellowship — 1/10/2013

The Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation specifically seeks innovators and problem-solvers who have the ability, determination, and integrity to become environmental leaders in the 21st century.

dirks and birgeneau

2012 at Berkeley: a quick look back

A year with leaping lizards and tailed robots, a $60-million-dollar institute for Berkeley, a theory proven 40 years later, a crucial election, and a transition at the very top of the campus food chain.

Battelle/NOGLSTP Out to Innovate Scholarships

Applications are being accepted through June 2, 2012, for the 2012 Battelle/NOGLSTP Out To Innovate Scholarships. The scholarships, funded at a minimum of $5,000 each, will be awarded for the fall, 2012 academic year.  Students currently enrolled at any U.S.-based college or … Continued

ARCS Scholar Doubles His Impact

An ARCS Foundation Scholar, Brian is combining his Ph.D. studies in engineering with a master’s program through the Goldman School of Public Policy.

Graduation season — A cause for celebration

Graduation season, like a compass, is marked with a series of degrees. But the word “graduation” seems too, well, gradual for what actually happens when the campus blossoms with academic regalia, floral (and currency!) leis, and smiling relatives from all over the planet.

Berkeley engineers invent a cell-phone microscope

What the world needs now — besides love, of course — is a new technology for diagnosing infectious disease that’s inexpensive and portable yet highly effective. The World Health 
Organization estimates that there were about 247 million cases of malaria … Continued

Arun Sarin

A knighthood for Berkeley alumnus Arun Sarin

When the British Foreign Office announced spring honors for 2010 it listed all the specific awards the Queen “was graciously pleased to approve.” They included, in “The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Civil Division),” the name Arun Sarin, “for services to the communication industry.” Born in central India, Sarin has two 1978 master’s degrees from Berkeley, one an M.B.A. and the other in material sciences and engineering.

NAS

The NAS picks six from Berkeley in its crop of new members

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS), one of America’s most prestigious societies of scholars engaged in science and engineering research, at the end of April announced its election of 72 members, six of whom are Berkeley researchers.

Dramatic rise in minority science Ph.D.s detailed in new report

At most universities participating in the AGEP program, the number of underrepresented minority Ph.D. recipients in science and engineering has increased by as much as 50 percent. Berkeley Edge, UC Berkeley’s AGEP program, was the top producer of Ph.D.s among 79 participating U.S. universities.