UC Santa Cruz’s Baskin School of Engineering is looking for a full-time administrative and program assistant to support CITRIS.
CITRIS experts discuss Section 230, impacts of Google v. Gonzalez on free speech
“If there are no protections for user-generated content,” said CITRIS PI Hany Farid, “I don’t think it’s hyperbolic to say that this is the end of social media.”
CITRIS Seed Award project supports long-distance caregivers
Interactive Care, or I-Care, is working to make long-distance caregiving for older adults easier.
Job opportunity: CITRIS at UC Davis assistant director
UC Davis is seeking a full-time assistant director to provide high-level support to UC Davis and UC Davis Health CITRIS leadership.
Stephens talks California forestry health with NYT
Recent aerial surveys of California forests found shocking results: the death of 36 million trees, including resilient firs, in 2021–22.
CITRIS researcher appointed to California Air Resources Board
CITRIS Aviation researcher and UC Berkeley professor Susan Shaheen will help oversee climate policy implementation within the state.
Evolution on fast forward: Grace Gu engineers AI-optimized, bioinspired materials
The CITRIS PI and UC Berkeley mechanical engineer takes inspiration from nature and uses machine learning to create more efficient materials.
The latest research buzz at UC Santa Cruz: Drones
Unique to the UC Santa Cruz campus, CIDER officially launched in late 2021 with 20 undergraduate students in its first Pilot-in-Training Mentorships in winter 2022.
CITRIS experts weigh in on Gonzalez v. Google, future of Reddit
Will the Supreme Court’s upcoming ruling on Gonzalez v. Google end Reddit as we know it? CITRIS’s Hany Farid and Brandie Nonnecke discuss Section 230.
2023 EDGE in Tech Athena Award winners promote diversity and inclusion in tech
The awards recognize achievements in executive leadership, academic leadership, early career excellence and next-generation engagement.
Gridware founders discuss CITRIS Foundry and the startup ‘fast lane’
UC Berkeley alumnus Tim Barat‘s experiences as an electrical lineman inspired him to co-found Gridware, a venture in the spring 2020 CITRIS Foundry cohort.
CITRIS Policy Lab co-launches Artificial Intelligence, Platforms, and Society Project
The project will be an independent forum to explore the best ways to support responsible development and use of AI.
Nonnecke co-authors Gonzalez v. Google amicus brief
CITRIS Policy Lab Director Brandie Nonnecke is part of a group of expert technologists that filed the Gonzalez v. Google amicus brief.
CITRIS at UC Santa Cruz awards Tech for Social Good funding to 5 student teams
CITRIS is partnering with the UCSC Institute for Social Transformation to support student projects aimed at creating technology that promotes healthy, sustainable livelihoods.
Farid talks AI-written journalism with Washington Post
CITRIS PI Hany Farid discusses the implications of CNET’s forays into articles written entirely by artificial intelligence.
An unexpected benefit of pandemic telehealth: A smaller carbon footprint
Dr. James Marcin, co-director of CITRIS Health, is a senior author of a study that evaluated the carbon footprint of telehealth visits.
Viers weighs in on California flooding in NYT, Bloomberg
An atmospheric river has caused intense rainfall in Northern California, resulting in broken levees and flooded communities.
CITRIS PI discusses potential impact of AI in Russia-Ukraine war
UC Berkeley researcher Stuart Russell notes that the technology to autonomously target humans with drones could be built by a grad student in a single term.
CITRIS at UC Santa Cruz director elected to National Academy of Inventors
J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves, campus director of CITRIS at UC Santa Cruz, has been named to the National Academy of Inventors.
CITRIS Foundry introduces new vision under managing director Marc Theeuwes
The CITRIS Foundry welcomes its new managing director, Marc Theeuwes, who offers a broad background in venture capital, IT and deep tech.
CITRIS selects 8 multicampus projects for 2022 Seed Awards
The eight selected proposals, submitted by interdisciplinary teams from Berkeley, Davis, Merced and Santa Cruz, will receive up to $60,000 for their work, thanks in part to external philanthropic support.
Job opportunity: CITRIS Aviation Program Coordinator
UC Santa Cruz is looking for a full-time program coordinator to perform, coordinate and manage administrative services for the CITRIS Aviation research initiative.
CITRIS researchers to help Northern California communities reduce wildfire risk with dynamic modeling and serious games
With $2.5 million from the NSF, a multicampus UC team is partnering with a dozen Bay Area orgs to help residents respond to natural disasters more quickly.
2022 holiday gift guides with CITRIS connections
Looking for a special gift this holiday season? Check out a few CITRIS-related suggestions.