CITRIS and CEC begin collaboration on Demand Response initiatives
CITRIS begins working with the California Energy Commission (CEC) to reduce the peak-load energy consumption behaviors using time-of-use and critical peak pricing.
2004 CITRIS participates in international exchange visits.
CITRIS begins a series of international exchanges beginning with a workshop in Munich to involve European and Asian industrial partners more fully in CITRIS research.
CITRIS enjoys commercial success
Beyond academic success, by 2005, several commercial companies are launched or “spun-off” from CITRIS research including Dust Networks, Arch Rock, and Sentilla.
CITRIS awards the first round of Seed Funding
CITRIS Seed Funding is awarded to 32 projects, supporting 64 graduate students, 38 undergraduate students, and 13 postdocs.
New CITRIS headquarters marks new stage of innovation
Sutardja Dai Hall on the UC Berkeley campus becomes the new home for CITRIS and the Banatao Institute @ CITRIS Berkeley.
California Telehealth Resource Center groundbreaking
The new UC Davis facility enhances CITRIS’ ability to collaborate with the California Telehealth Network in Sacramento to link 863 healthcare sites throughout California.
The Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) was formed in 2001, when researchers within the UC system realized that the real opportunities lay not just in developing new and innovative technologies, but in applying them. See how CITRIS has built a foundation that can support and deliver long-term sustainable growth.