Thomas Nesbitt has been named CITRIS@Davis Chief Scientist. He is currently the Executive Associate Dean for Administration and Clinical Outreach and is a professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine who specializes in rural health and the use of advanced telecommunications technologies to improve access to medical education and care.
Read about the NOOR project and efforts in Peta computing in the April/May newsletter now online.
Deadline is April 23 at 5:00 p.m. for the second annual CITRIS White Paper competition, which will give away $25K in cash prizes for the best ideas that demonstrate the ability of IT to address a major societal challenge.
Read about the technology behind the dazzling holiday gala in addition to our efforts to support student research in the February/March newsletter.
CITRIS researchers are among those searching for the next big computing substrate.
Preventing California’s many natural hazards from turning into natural disasters is the aim of the new California Hazards Institute, a multicampus research program of the University of California.
In a new report, the UC Davis authors of the most sophisticated analysis of California’s water management system say the system should be able to adapt to a warmer climate and a larger population, albeit at a significant cost.
Chevron Corp. will fund up to $25 million in research at UC Davis in the next five years to develop affordable, renewable transportation fuels from farm and forest residues, urban wastes and crops grown specifically for energy.
The composition of lipid membranes, similar to those that surround living cells, can now be mapped at the nanometer scale. The work, by researchers at Stanford University, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and UC Davis, is published in the Sept. 29 issue of the journal Science.
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded two grants, worth $1.6 million and $1.2 million per year for five years, to projects in advanced computing led by researchers at UC Davis.
These popular talks are held every Wednesday at
noon in 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building on the UC Berkeley campus and are
all free, open to the general public, broadcast live online, and archived on the
Two agricultural proposals’one on supporting
urban agriculture in Mexico City and the other on alleviating water scarcity in
California farming’are co-winners of the first annual CITRIS White Paper
competition and will receive $7500 each.
On April 20, five new R&D centers opened in Hong Kong to further
promote the development of innovation and technology. Hosted by
local universities and technology support organisations, including CITRIS, the Centers
provide a one-stop service for applied research, technology transfer and
commercialisation and help facilitate industries to move up the value chain.
Due to pollution, a breath of fresh air isn't what it used to be. Find
out how a new center at CITRIS campus UC Davis is increasing our
understanding of the causes and effects of bad air on human health
A recent landmark agreement increases the collaboration between the University of California System, including CITRIS, and leading Indian scientific organizations and universities, to a far deeper level in areas of science, technology, research and education. More
CITRIS is sponsoring a $20K "white paper" competition that is open to teams of undergraduate and graduate students from all 4 CITRIS campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Santa Cruz, and Merced). Papers are due May 1, 2006. More
From providing border surveillance to helping the elderly, how "smart dust" is going to revolutionize the future.
A unique collaboration between Berkeley students led by a CITRIS
researcher and the Chicago Fire Department is bringing critical
information to firefighters when they most need it.
CITRIS researcher champions hydrogen as an alternative to oil in California