Instructors

SCOTT MOURA, PH.D.

Assistant Professor and Director, Energy, Controls, and Applications Lab, UC Berkeley College of Engineering. Scott Moura is an Assistant Professor at the University of California, Berkeley in Civil & Environmental Engineering and Director of eCAL. He received the Ph.D. degree from theUniversity of Michigan in 2011, the M.S. degree from the University of Michigan in […]

KEITH P. GATTO, PH.D.

Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership’s Positive Psychology Fellow

As the Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership’s Positive Psychology fellow, Dr. Gatto focuses his research and teaching on the intersection of Innovation, Leadership and Positive Psychology. He works extensively with Silicon Valley experts on the application of positive psychology to organizational cultures. Dr. Gatto has taught undergraduate, graduate and executive education courses on leadership and […]

ALLEN YANG, PH.D.

CHIEF SCIENTIST, FUNG INSTITUTE FOR ENGINEERING LEADERSHIP; EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, COE CENTER FOR AUGMENTED COGNITION

Dr. Allen Y. Yang is Chief scientist for the Fung Institute, Executive Director of the College’s Center for Augmented Cognition and the lead researcher in augmented and virtual reality. He is a Principal Investigator at UC Berkeley and a Co-Founder and CTO of Grafty, Inc. Previously he served as CTO and Acting COO of Atheer Inc. […]

NAEEM ZAFAR

Industry Fellow, Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology; Professor of the Practice, Brown University

Naeem Zafar has been teaching at the University of California since 2005. He is a lecturer and Industry Fellow at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology. He is also the Professor of the Practice at Brown University. He teaches courses in Entrepreneurship, Technology Strategy, Innovation and New Venture Finance at Brown and Berkeley. Naeem is also a serial […]

IRIS D. TOMMELEIN, PhD

Iris D. Tommelein is Professor of Engineering and Project Management, in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of California, Berkeley, USA. She teaches and conducts research to develop and advance the theory and principles of project-based production management, applied to–but not limited to–the Architecture-Engineering-Construction (AEC) industry, what is termed ‘Lean Construction.’ Professor […]

PHILIP KAMINSKY, PH.D.

Phil Kaminsky received his BS in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University in 1989, and his MS and PhD in Industrial Engineering and Management Science from Northwestern University in 1997. Before graduate school, he worked in production engineering and control at Merck in Rahway, New Jersey. Professor Kaminsky is the faculty director of the Center for […]

BJÖRN HARTMANN, PH.D.

Faculty Director, Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation; Associate Professor, EECS

Björn Hartmann is Faculty Director of the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, a new undergraduate teaching institute focused on hands-on, human-centered design. He also co-founded the CITRIS Invention Lab, equipped with digital fabrication and rapid prototyping tools, that serves as inspiration and test-bed for many research projects.  An Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer […]

IKHLAQ SIDHU, PH.D.

CHIEF SCIENTIST, FOUNDING DIRECTOR SUTARDJA CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP & TECHNOLOGY

Ikhlaq Sidhu is the Chief Scientist and Founding Director of UC Berkeley’s Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology.  He received the IEOR Emerging Area Professor Award from his department at Berkeley.  Prof. Sidhu founded the Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership. He serves as the faculty director of the Engineering Leadership Professional Program (ELPP). His research […]