Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley
Was there a particular person or event that influenced your career choice? My father.
What types of people do you interact with at your job? Professors and students.
What do you wear to work? Professional clothes.
What is the most interesting or unusual experience of your career? Getting insights into new problems.
What has surprised you about your career? Is it like you imagined it would be? YES!
Bio: Ruzena wanted to be a scientist ever since she was a young girl! She earned her doctorate degree at Stanford University and is now a professor of electrical engineering and computer science at University of California, Berkeley. She loves interacting with smart students in her career–a willingness to learn is an important quality in her field! A typical day at her job involves reading and talking to students. Outside of work, Ruzena enjoys cooking.