CITRIS at UC Merced
CITRIS at UC Merced
CITRIS co-sponsors two fellowships at UC Merced for early-career faculty. Launched in 2020, the UC Merced Faculty Success Initiative Extramural Funding Fellowship (EFF) program helps […]
Two leading experts in human-computer interaction to keynote the annual Women in Tech Symposium on March 12, 2021. Leila Takayama, associate professor of Computational Media […]
Applications now open: A second round of funding from Google will support another year of ¡Valle!, the tech training program aimed at increasing access to […]
Fork in the Road: A new UC Merced docuseries focuses on food supply research featuring UC Merced Prof. Colleen Naughton who received a CITRIS COVID-19 […]
Computer Science for All: Campus outreach programs like the new START UP SJV help area teachers engage younger students with the sciences. The technology world […]
Interim Vice Chancellor for Research
ACTIVATE is a public-private pilot initiative to support rural, low-income agricultural workers by providing access to internet and telehealth services.
Denise D. Payán is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health at the University of California, Merced. She also directs the Community Health & Innovative Policy (CHIP) Lab.
UC Merced Newsroom: The Center for Information Technology in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) and UC Merced’s Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Graduate Group present an […]
UC Merced: Thirty-four students from San Joaquin Valley colleges are getting an opportunity to learn how to access and build careers in technology and research at a unique workshop designed to help diversify science-related fields.
State Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Director of the California Department of Technology Amy Tong has joined the advisory board of the Center for Information […]
Bay Area native Erin Hestir followed a non-traditional path to a position in technology before becoming an engineering professor at UC Merced. Inspired by her […]
Dr. Ehsani received his Ph.D. in Biological and Agricultural Engineering from the University of California, Davis. He was a faculty member at the Ohio State University and University of Florida before joining UC Merced in 2017. Currently, he is a professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of California, Merced. His areas of research include engineering systems for agriculture, automation, and intelligent machines for production and postharvest of high value crops, precision agriculture, sensors for biotic and abiotic plant stress detection, mechanical harvesting machines, and robotic harvesting systems for fruit and nut trees.
UC Merced Newsroom: Harvesting is one of the most costly and labor-intensive operations in strawberry production. But a UC Merced engineering researcher is looking for ways […]