The donation to CITRIS — an “easy decision,” said partners at Siemens — helped bring skills training to students across Northern California.
Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Economic Development
CITRIS at UC Merced is seeking a full-time academic coordinator to support its growing portfolio of research-related education and outreach programs.
Investigators from UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Davis Health, UC Merced and UC Santa Cruz are invited to submit proposals for 2022 CITRIS Seed Awards.
The UC Merced engineer launched an international wastewater-monitoring dashboard in 2020 with CITRIS support.
UC Merced’s Po-Ya Abel Chuang is working with experts in the Philippines through PCARI, a research collaborative supported by CITRIS founding benefactor Dado Banatao.
CITRIS Workforce Innovation places top student talent from four UC campuses in paid summer internships at established companies, startups, nonprofit organizations, and national and academic labs.
Spatial Applications Programmer, CITRIS at UC Merced
CITRIS researchers Josué Medellín-Azuara and Joshua Viers from UC Merced co-authored a report that measured the financial impact of the 2021 drought in California.
A multicampus CITRIS Aviation team is collaborating with Caltrans to create tools and policies for air mobility in urban areas.
Program Coordinator, CITRIS at UC Merced
“Drones and robots are a gateway for young people to explore STEM,” said Leigh Bernacchi, program director of CITRIS at UC Merced.
Director of the UC Center of Excellence on UAS Safety, and Assistant Adjunct Professor of Mechanical Engineering, UC Merced
NexTech, a hands-on outreach program run by students at UC Merced, uses robotics to teach middle school students STEM concepts.
The CITRIS principal investigator and geomatics engineer uses remote sensing to construct complex pictures of aquatic ecosystems under threat.
Assistant Professional Researcher, UC Merced
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, UC Merced
The proposals address grand challenges, including climate resilience, digital health innovation, next-generation technology policy, and automation and the workforce.
The CITRIS-supported UC Merced Food Resiliency through Equity, Sustainability, and Health program is seeking a coordinator to help develop and manage a new experimental farm.
Colleen Naughton, an assistant professor at UC Merced, has received two significant honors for wastewater epidemiology work that stemmed from CITRIS seed funding.
To honor two decades of IT solutions for the public good, CITRIS reaffirms a commitment to empowering University of California students, accelerating deep tech entrepreneurship, diversifying the STEM workforce, and leading the charge in climate and aviation research with interdisciplinary collaboration.