EECS and L&S CS CalDay 2015

Schedule of Events

Saturday, April 18, 2015
9:00am to 4:00pm
The Beauty & Joy of Binary Numbers 9:00am-10:00am, 306 Soda We'll teach you some computer science through an interactive example, a magic trick, and show you the secret behind a very famous game so you'll never lose again!
Soda Hall Tours (UPE & CSUA) 10:00am - 3:30 pm, 3rd floor, Soda Hall Tours of Soda Hall depart every 30 minutes.
Cory Hall Tours (HKN) 10:00am - 3:30 pm, 2nd floor, Cory Hall Tours of Cory Hall depart every 20 minutes.
CS Information Tables 10:00am-3:30pm, 3rd floor, Soda Hall Staff and student groups will be available to discuss the CS program and share what life is like at Berkeley.
EECS Information Tables 10:00am-3:30pm, 2nd floor, Cory Hall Staff and student groups will be available to discuss the EECS program and share what life is like at Berkeley.
BGESS Cal Day Banquet 9:00am-11:00am, 4th floor Wozniak Lounge 430 Soda Hall Students of all ages are invited to learn about the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) experience at Berkeley. BGESS (Berkeley Graduate Engineering and Science Students) members, staff, and faculty will be ready and available to show you the great possibilities of a STEM education, and how Berkeley can help get you there. Brunch will be served.
UCBUGG animation shorts: A decade of great animation and imagery 10:00am-11:30am, 306 Soda Hall Continuous showing of the best animation and images created by the UC Berkeley Undergraduate Graphics Group (UCBUGG) over the past decade.
CS Upper Division Class Projects Exhibition (UPE undergraduates) 10:00 am-12:00 pm, 320 Soda Hall Come see what computer science is really like! Upsilon Pi Epsilon students showcase live demos of ongoing projects from courses in CS.
EECS Mechatronics 10:00am-12:00pm, 240 Cory Hall Courtyard Come watch student designed, self-driving, scale race cars sprint around a track. Using an array of sensors and actuators, students in E192 build and tune cars to autonomously follow a 1 inch wide line as fast as possible.
What Does the Internet Know About You? An Interactive Lab 10:00am-12:00pm, 380 Soda Hall Come to our lab to find out what the Internet knows about you, how it knows that, and why it all matters! Then learn some techniques to protect yourself—and your friends—from sharing more than you want to.
Robot Learning Lab: A Robot that Folds Laundry, High-Fives, and Hugs! 10:00am-1:00pm, Kvamme Atrium, 3rd floor Sutardja Dai Hall The Robot Learning Lab conducts research on artificial intelligence techniques to make robots perform challenging tasks. Come meet the first general purpose robot able to fold laundry and give you a hug as well!
Hackers @ Berkeley 10:00-1:00pm, 246 Cory Hall Check out some of the cool apps and hardware built by Berkeley students and come talk to members of Berkeley's hacking community.
GamesCrafters: Undergraduate Game Theory Research and Development 10:00am-1:00pm, 310 Soda Hall Play some of the 2-person abstract strategy games that students have created for the GamesCrafters undergraduate research and development project.
CS Unplugged 10:00am-1:00pm, 373 Soda Hall Computer Science isn't just about writing computer programs! Come learn some CS without a computer.
CITRIS High-Definition Time-Lapse Project 10:00am-1:00pm, 345 Sutardja Dai Hall Museum A Time-Lapse movie captures the multi-year construction of Sutardja Dai Hall, the headquarters for the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society.
Programming Contest 10:00am-2:00pm, 405 Soda Hall Get a taste of CS, and try your hand at solving computer science puzzles. Hosted by EECS students and made for high school students.
IEEE Lab Open House & Soldering Session 10:00am-3:00pm, 246 Cory Hall IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Student Branch will be showcasing their lab space and teaching you how to solder and make simple circuits.
Microfabrication Lab 10:00am-3:30pm, 218 Cory Hall Tour the microfabrication lab where chips are designed.
Microchips - Heart of Electronics 10:30am-11:30am, 289 Cory A cell phone today is more powerful than all the computers in the world combined before the invention of semiconductor chips. What is the future of electronics?
Computer Animation with UCBUGG: An example from start to finish 11:30am-12:00pm, 306 Soda Hall UC Berkeley Undergraduate Graphics Group (UCBUGG) will demonstrate the entire computer animation short film production process in 30 minutes, from idea to final rendering.
Ten Principles for Social Media Privacy: Hear from an Expert 12:00pm-1:00pm, 306 Soda Hall If you're participating in social media, you need to attend this talk. Come learn the facts behind the news: Who's watching who on the Internet, and how you can better protect your privacy.
Circuits Classes Student Demos and Labs 12:00pm-2:00pm, 140 Cory Hall Come and see undergraduate laboratory experiments from EE 40: Introduction to Microelectronic Circuits and EE 16A: Designing Information Devices and Systems I
PiE Robotics Demonstration 12:00pm-2:00pm, 247 Cory Hall Pioneers in Engineering (PiE) is a non-profit organization that provides a quality STEM learning experience for students in underserved Bay Area high schools. We run a year-long intensive mentoring program and an annual 8-week robotics competition.
Information Session for Freshmen Admitted to the EECS Major 1 pm- 2pm, 2050 Valley Life Sciences Building Detailed information about the EECS/BS program at Berkeley.
Information Session for Freshmen Admitted to L&S Intending to Major in CS 1 pm- 2pm, 1 Pimentel Hall Detailed information about the BA program in CS at Berkeley.
EECS Life from a Student Perspective 3:00pm-4:00pm, 2050 VLSB An open discussion with current students about the EECS and L&S CS programs.