Free and open to the public, the CITRIS Research Exchange Seminar Series is a weekly dialogue highlighting leading voices on societal-scale technology challenges. Each one-hour seminar takes place on Wednesdays and starts at 12pm Pacific time, and is hosted live in the Banatao Auditorium at Sutardja Dai Hall on the UC Berkeley campus (*unless otherwise noted). Join the conversation online with #CITRISRE.

Please click the Register button for each seminar you wish to attend and complete the EventBrite registration form. Lunch is provided at UC Berkeley for those who register in advance.

Interested in sponsoring a Research Exchange talk? Contact us by clicking Sponsor an event.

Live webcasting of each CITRIS Research Exchange seminar is available at these CITRIS and the Banatao Institute campuses:

CITRIS @ Davis: 1065 Kemper Hall, College of Engineering, UC Davis

Watch Spring 2017 Video Playlist on YouTube

Spring 2017 Schedule (PDF)


Date Photo Speaker Title Affiliation Time & Location Sponsor Tag YouTube Register
Jan 25 Daniel Garcia Daniel Garcia Transforming High School Computer Science: The Beauty and Joy of Computing (BJC) EECS, UC Berkeley 12-1pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall CITRIS and the Banatao Institute Education Watch Video Register
Feb 01 Gary Bradski Gary Bradski Machine Vision Innovations Arraiy.com 12-1pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall CITRIS and the Banatao Institute CITRIS People and Robots Watch Video Register
Feb 08 Peter Norvig Software Engineering with Machine Learning Director of Research, Google Inc. 12-1pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall CITRIS and the Banatao Institute CITRIS People and Robots Watch Video Register
Feb 15 Greg Diamos Tearing Down the Deep Learning Performance Wall Baidu 12-1pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall CITRIS and the Banatao Institute CITRIS People and Robots Watch Video Register
Feb 22 Daniel Fletcher Daniel Fletcher Department Chair, Bioengineering, UC Berkeley 12-1pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall CITRIS and the Banatao Institute CITRIS Health Video not available Register
March 01 Ida Sim Ida Sim Mobile Technologies for Health UC San Francisco 12-1pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall CITRIS and the Banatao Institute CITRIS Health Watch Video Register
March 08 Laura Waller Laura Waller Computational Microscopy UC Berkeley 12-1pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall CITRIS and the Banatao Institute CITRIS People and Robots Watch Video Register
March 15 Leila Zia Leila Zia Growing Wikipedia Across Languages via Recommendations Wikimedia 12-1pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall CITRIS and the Banatao Institute CITRIS Connected Communities Watch Video Register
March 22 Michel Maharbiz Michel Maharbiz Neural Dust, A Platform for Neural Interfaces EECS, UC Berkeley 12-1pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall CITRIS and the Banatao Institute CITRIS Health Watch Video Register
March 29 No seminar due to spring break
April 05 Cindi Choi Cindi Choi Improving Solar Energy Delivery to Homes SunPower 12-1pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall CITRIS and the Banatao Institute CITRIS Sustainable Infrastructures Watch Video Register
April 12 Ticora Jones Ticora Jones USAID Learning Lab USAID 12-1pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall CITRIS and the Banatao Institute CITRIS Connected Communities No webcast for this talk Register
April 19 This talk has been rescheduled for next semester
April 26 Keenan Wyrobek Delivering Better Health via Drone Head of Product and Engineering, Zipline 12-1pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall CITRIS and the Banatao Institute CITRIS Health Watch Video Register
May 3 Tom Kalil Thomas Kalil Policy Entrepreneurship UC Berkeley and the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Group 12-1pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall CITRIS and the Banatao Institute CITRIS Health Watch Video Register
Watch Video Archive of Past Talks on YouTube

Past semester schedules: