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CREST was founded in 2011 by Prof. Costas Spanos, Dean Shankar Sastry, Prof. John Zysman, and Dr. Julie Stein:

Costas Spanos

Costas Spanos, Professor and Chair, faculty Director and Principal Investigator of CREST
UC Berkeley
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
Research Interests: Energy; Integrated Circuits; Physical Electronics; Semiconductor manufacturing; Solid-State Devices.

Prof. Shankar Sastry

Shankar Sastry, Professor and Dean of the College of Engineering
UC Berkeley
Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Bioengineering, and Mechanical Engineering
Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence; Biosystems & Computational Biology; Control, Intelligent Systems, and Robotics; Security.

Prof. John Zysman

John Zysman, Professor and Co-Director of the Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy (BRIE)
UC Berkeley
Department of Political Science
Research interests: Western Europe, France, Political Economy, State and Economy, Politics and Technology

Julie Stein

Julie Stein, PhD, Executive Director of CREST and Launch Manager for BEARS: The Berkeley Education Alliance for Research in Singapore Ltd.
Professional Interests:  Technology roadmapping, green buildings and manufacturing, public/private partnership development and execution, industry-university research alliances.