On November 16, SCET founder and chief scientist Prof. Ikhlaq Sidhu was honored with the 2018 IEEE Major Education Innovation Award by the IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB) for his contributions in entrepreneurship pedagogy and innovative teaching methods. “I’d like to express my thanks to IEEE for continuing to be a home for my professional work for…

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Do you have an interest in data science, artificial intelligence, and emerging technologies? Attend the Data-X Poster Session to see 40 high-quality student projects in areas ranging from cryptocurrency to sports technology. This poster session will take place on Tuesday December 4th 2018, from 2.30 – 5.30 PM in the Moore Lobby of Hearst Memorial Mining Building. Attendees are welcome…

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SCET alums at Eko, a healthcare device company, have recently partnered with the Mayo Clinic to develop technology that uses machine-learning to help physicians better detect easily-missed heart diseases in patients. According to AI in Healthcare: Through the collaboration, the companies hope to create and commercialize a machine-learning based algorithm, which along with a smart digital…

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The Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology congratulates the Blockchain at Berkeley student-organization for an outstanding year of contributions to the Berkeley blockchain ecosystem — see their State of the Ledger 2018! UC Berkeley, the Sutardja Center, and SCET students have been involved in blockchain since 2014 when professional students in SCET’s Engineering Leadership Professional Program…

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This past Saturday, the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology at the University of California, Berkeley hosted their first tailgate open house at California Memorial Stadium. Cal alumni, Berkeley faculty, and some of Berkeley’s best students came together to cheer on the Golden Bears. In attendance were Pantas and Ting Sutardja, benefactors of SCET and…

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On Friday, the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology hosted a pitch event for 5 participants with the Acceleration Program of Tokyo for Women Entrepreneurs (APT). Each participant was given 5 minutes to pitch their startup to a panel of four judges — all business veterans in Silicon Valley — and then take 10 additional…

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The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research is now hiring for Lecturers for the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology. The first review date is August 9. See the full requirements and job announcement here.    

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Ikhlaq Sidhu, professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research at the University of California, Berkeley, and faculty director and chief scientist at the UC Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology has been awarded the 2018 Major Education Innovation Award by the IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB) for his contributions in entrepreneurship…

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Terramino Foods (now primeroots), a startup with roots in the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, announced Tuesday that it had received $4.25 million in seed funding, which will be used to expand the team and continue with product development. Co-founders Kimberlie Le and Joshua Nixon were members of the sixth class at biotech startup…

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Two UC Berkeley students present their meal replacement powder, MIX, to judges at the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology's Collider Cup

After Hurricane Maria, aid organizations have made a point of distributing rations in Puerto Rico called MREs, which stands for Meals, Ready-to-Eat, to aid widespread food insecurity in the area. The problem is, among people who have actually had these meals, they’re more often called “Meals, Rarely Edible” or “Meals, Rarely Eaten.” These rations simply don’t…

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