University of California, Berkeley

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The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley, Berkeley, Cal, or California) is a public research university in Berkeley, California.wikipedia
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List of University of California, Berkeley alumni

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, Berkeley alumni, faculty members and researchers include 107 Nobel laureates, 25 Turing Award winners, and 14 Fields Medalists.
This page lists notable alumni and students of the University of California, Berkeley.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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Today, Berkeley maintains close relationships with three United States Department of Energy National Laboratories—Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory—and is home to many institutes, including the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and the Space Sciences Laboratory.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is a federal research facility in Livermore, California, United States, founded by the University of California, Berkeley in 1952.

Berkeley, California

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The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley, Berkeley, Cal, or California) is a public research university in Berkeley, California.
Berkeley is home to the oldest campus in the University of California system, the University of California, Berkeley, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, which is managed and operated by the University.

University of California

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It was founded in 1868 and is the flagship campus of the ten campuses of the University of California.
In March 1951, the University of California began to reorganize itself into something distinct from its campus at Berkeley, with Robert Gordon Sproul remaining in place as the first systemwide President and Clark Kerr becoming the first Chancellor of UC Berkeley.

List of Nobel laureates by university affiliation

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, Berkeley alumni, faculty members and researchers include 107 Nobel laureates, 25 Turing Award winners, and 14 Fields Medalists.
On the other hand, positive award-based examples include "Morris Loeb Long-term Lectureship" at Harvard University (teaching duty), "Visiting Miller Professorship" at UC Berkeley (research duty) and Fulbright Scholarship.

Space Sciences Laboratory

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Today, Berkeley maintains close relationships with three United States Department of Energy National Laboratories—Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory—and is home to many institutes, including the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and the Space Sciences Laboratory.
The Space Sciences Laboratory (SSL) is an Organized Research Unit of the University of California, Berkeley.

Los Alamos National Laboratory

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Today, Berkeley maintains close relationships with three United States Department of Energy National Laboratories—Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory—and is home to many institutes, including the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and the Space Sciences Laboratory.
Los Alamos was selected as the top secret location for bomb design in late 1942, and officially commissioned the next year, under the management of University of California.

List of companies founded by UC Berkeley alumni

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In the 21st century, Berkeley has become one of the leading universities in producing entrepreneurs and its alumni have founded many companies worldwide.
This is a list of companies founded by University of California, Berkeley alumni, including attendees who enrolled in degree-programs at Berkeley but did not eventually graduate.

Cyclotron

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In 1930, Ernest Lawrence invented the cyclotron at Berkeley, based on which UC Berkeley researchers along with Berkeley Lab have discovered or co-discovered 16 chemical elements of the periodic table – more than any other university in the world.
A cyclotron is a type of particle accelerator invented by Ernest O. Lawrence in 1929–1930 at the University of California, Berkeley, and patented in 1932.

University of California, Los Angeles

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In 1919, Los Angeles State Normal School became the southern branch of the University, which ultimately became University of California, Los Angeles.
It became the Southern Branch of the University of California in 1919, making it the fourth-oldest (after UC Berkeley, UC San Francisco, and UC Davis) of the 10-campus University of California system and oldest of the campuses in Southern California.

J. Robert Oppenheimer

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During the 1940s, Berkeley physicist J. R. Oppenheimer, the "Father of the Atomic Bomb", led the Manhattan project to create the first atomic bomb.
Julius Robert Oppenheimer (April 22, 1904 – February 18, 1967) was an American theoretical physicist and professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley.

List of American universities with Olympic medals

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They have also won 19 Wolf Prizes, 45 MacArthur Fellowships, 20 Academy Awards, 19 Pulitzer Prizes, and 207 Olympic medals.
Notable examples include Michael Phelps of University of Michigan, Katie Ledecky of Stanford University, and Missy Franklin of UC Berkeley.

United States Department of Energy national laboratories

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Today, Berkeley maintains close relationships with three United States Department of Energy National Laboratories—Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory—and is home to many institutes, including the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and the Space Sciences Laboratory.
During the second world war, centralized sites such as, the Radiation Laboratory at MIT and Ernest O. Lawrence's laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley and the Metallurgical Laboratory at the University of Chicago allowed for a large number of expert scientists to collaborate towards defined goals as never before, and with virtually unlimited government resources at their disposal.

University of California, Davis

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In 1905, the University Farm was established near Sacramento, ultimately becoming the University of California, Davis.
It is part of the University of California system and has the third-largest enrollment in the system after UCLA and UC Berkeley.

Glenn T. Seaborg

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In particular, during World War II and following Glenn Seaborg's then-secret discovery of plutonium, Ernest Orlando Lawrence's Radiation Laboratory began to contract with the U.S. Army to develop the atomic bomb.
Seaborg spent most of his career as an educator and research scientist at the University of California, Berkeley, serving as a professor, and, between 1958 and 1961, as the university's second chancellor.

George Berkeley

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Frederick H. Billings was a trustee of the College of California and suggested that the new site for the college north of Oakland be named in honor of the Anglo-Irish philosopher George Berkeley.
Berkeley was the namesake of the city of Berkeley, California, which is most famous as the home of the University of California, Berkeley.

Association of American Universities

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Berkeley is one of the 14 founding members of the Association of American Universities and had $789 million in R&D expenditures in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.

Clark Kerr

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Then-president Sproul assumed presidency of the entire University of California system, and Clark Kerr became the first Chancellor of UC Berkeley.
He was the first chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley, and twelfth president of the University of California.

Edward C. Tolman

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A number of faculty members led by Edward C. Tolman objected and were dismissed; ten years passed before they were reinstated with back pay.
Edward Chace Tolman (April 14, 1886 – November 19, 1959) was an American psychologist and a professor of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley.

Robert Gordon Sproul

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Robert Gordon Sproul served as president from 1930 to 1958.
Robert Gordon Sproul (May 22, 1891 – September 10, 1975) was the first system-wide President (1952-1958) of the University of California system, and the last President (11th) of the University of California, Berkeley, serving from 1930 to 1952.

Mathematical Sciences Research Institute

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Today, Berkeley maintains close relationships with three United States Department of Energy National Laboratories—Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory—and is home to many institutes, including the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and the Space Sciences Laboratory. In 1982, the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) was founded on the Berkeley campus at the request of three Berkeley mathematicians – Shiing-Shen Chern, Calvin Moore and Isadore M. Singer—and with the support of the National Science Foundation.
The Institute is located at 17 Gauss Way on the University of California, Berkeley campus, close to Grizzly Peak (on the hills overlooking Berkeley).

Shiing-Shen Chern

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In 1982, the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) was founded on the Berkeley campus at the request of three Berkeley mathematicians – Shiing-Shen Chern, Calvin Moore and Isadore M. Singer—and with the support of the National Science Foundation.
Chern worked at the Institute for Advanced Study (1943–45), spent nearly a decade at the University of Chicago (1949-1960), and then moved to University of California, Berkeley, where he co-founded the world-renowned Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in 1982 and was the institute's founding director.

List of Fields Medal winners by university affiliation

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, Berkeley alumni, faculty members and researchers include 107 Nobel laureates, 25 Turing Award winners, and 14 Fields Medalists.
To be specific, some award-based visiting positions such as the "Shiing-Shen Chern Visiting Professorship" in UC Berkeley are awards/honors without employment-level duty; attending meetings and giving public lectures, talks or non-curricular seminars are not employment-level duties.

South Hall (UC Berkeley)

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With the completion of North and South Halls in 1873, the university relocated to its Berkeley location with 167 male and 22 female students where it held its first classes.
South Hall is the oldest building on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, and the only remaining building of the original campus.

Biohub

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In the 21st century, Berkeley relies increasingly on private support: BP pledged $400 million over 10 years to develop biofuels, the Hewlett Foundation gave $113 million to endow 100 faculty chairs, the Simons Foundation gave $60 million to establish the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan pledged $600 million (shared with UCSF and Stanford University) to establish the Biohub, and, in 2019, Sanford and Joan Weill pledged $106 million for neuroscience research (shared with UCSF and University of Washington).
Biohub is a joint collaborative effort by Berkeley, UCSF and Stanford for a medical science research center funded by a $600 million commitment from Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan.