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Ronald S. Fearing

John William MacKay, Jr. Electrical Engineering Professor
EE Division Vice Chair, Graduate Matters
Dept. of EECS #1770,
Univ. of California,
Berkeley, CA 94720-1770

Phone: (510) 642-9193

Fall 2019 Office Hours:
Wed 1:10-2:00 pm, Thu 11:10 am -12:00 pm
(in 725 Sutardja Dai Hall)
Email: ronf at eecs
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(photo credit A. Fearing)

EECS192 Mechatronics Design Lab Spring 2019
Old pages for Reference
EEC128/MEC134 Feedback Control Fall 2019 , Fall 2018 , Spring 2017 , Fall 2015
EECS192 Mechatronics Design Lab Spring 2017 and Spring 2018
EECS120 Signals and Systems Fall 2016
CS150 Digital Design Lab Fall 2013 (Prof. Wawrzynek Spring 2013)
EE375 Fall 2013 Teaching Techniques for Electrical Engineering
NATCAR web site
EE301 Spring 2009
CS298-sa Seminar on Self-Assembly Fall 2005


Please see Biomimetic Millisystems Lab for  research activities.
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Graduate Handbook
Information for Prospective Graduate Students
UCB Robotics Facebook
Robotics and Embedded Systems Seminar
Schedule of Classes or schedule
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Professional Information
Ronald Fearing is a professor in the Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at Univ. of California, Berkeley, which he joined in Jan. 1988.  He was Vice-Chair for Undergraduate Matters from 2000-2006, and is Vice-Chair for Graduate Matters (2016-present). His current research interests are in bioinspired milli-robotics, including flying and crawling milli-robots, cooperative locomotion, rapid prototyping, parallel nano-grasping (gecko adhesion) and micro-assembly. He has worked in tactile sensing, teletaction, and dextrous manipulation.  He has a PhD from Stanford in EE (1988) and SB and SM in EECS from MIT (1983).  He received the Presidential Young Investigator Award in 1991, and is the co-inventor on 18 US and international patents.
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