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Hwa Chung Torng, engineer who advanced CPUs, dies at 90

Hwa Chung “H.C.” Torng, M.S. ’58, Ph.D. ’60, professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering, who invented a mechanism that helped advance high-speed computer processing, died March 31 at the John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, California. He was 90. Read more

Honey-based beverage grabs grand prize at food hackathon

Students were tasked with addressing one of four challenges: creating new dairy products, coming up with more efficient food manufacturing processes, lessening the problem of food waste or creating products to increase knowledge and the use of honey and other bee-pollinated products. Read more

Shoemaker awarded lifetime achievement awards from INFORMS, SIAM

For her research developing optimization algorithms, modeling and statistical analysis to address a wide range of environmental problems, Christine Shoemaker, professor emeritus, has received the INFORMS Harold Hotelling Medal for Lifetime Achievement and the SIAM Activity Group on Geosciences Career Prize. Read more