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As plans for re-opening businesses, communities, and schools emerge, it becomes increasingly important to better understand where and how the new coronavirus is transmitted. In this conversation, Berkeley faculty open different windows onto what we’re discovering about how to track and limit the COVID-19 pandemic.
Professor Michael Jordan of the Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Statistics was awarded an honorary doctorate from Yale University. Yale's Honorary Doctorate dates back to 1702. This year's honorees also included: Jim Allison, Jerome Cohen, Christiana Figueres, Renée Fleming, Herbie Hancock, Ming Cho Lee, Svante Pääbo, and Paula Vogel.
Assistant Professor Aditya Parameswaran has been awarded the Best Paper Award at the 2020 ACM SIGMOD/PODS Conference for his joint paper: “ShapeSearch: A Flexible and Efficient System for Shape-based Exploration of Trendlines.”
Growing up in Los Angeles, Rucha initially wanted to attend college out-of-state. She decided on Berkeley for its diversity in technology and computer science opportunities. She initially struggled to select a major, ultimately declaring Data Science with a Cognition emphasis. Read on to learn more about Rucha's Cal journey.
At UC Berkeley, not only are professors advancing the field of data science; undergraduate students also are making an impact in their own right. They are designing data science curriculum, participating in research development, and more.