Phishers Beware

With electronic identity theft on the rise, TRUST researchers are
fighting back with a growing arsenal of software and legal defenses.

New Multicampus Hazards California Institute

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.

Studying Membranes at the Nanoscale

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.

CITRIS Research Exchange, Fall 2006 Schedule

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
CITRIS website.

CITRIS June 2006 Newsletter

Dear Members and Friends of CITRIS,

Global
climate change, national security concerns, and rising pollution are
just some of the problems caused, in …

Agricultural projects win CITRIS White paper competition

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.

CITRIS and Hong Kong open R&D Centers

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.
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Air Solutions

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

Low Cost, High Tech

Research by CITRIS researchers and corporate partners is helping bring
high tech to the developing world at a price that's right.

$20K CITRIS competition for student ideas

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

December ’05 Newsletter

The end of the year is often a time to reflect and look back, but
here at CITRIS our minds are on the future. What will the next big
technological …

CITRIS Newsletter for October 2005

Dear Members and Friends of CITRIS,

As
the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation continued to play out
in Louisiana, Mississippi and indeed all …

Hey Earth, What’s Shaking?

A CITRIS-sponsored project is making a useful-but-costly tool for
predicting how the ground will respond during an earthquake smaller,
cheaper, and easier to use.

Building Nature’s Wet Labs

Two CITRIS-affiliated researchers are creating laboratories out in
nature to study how California's water quality can be restored.

April ’05 Newsletter

Dear Members and Friends of CITRIS,

Two
very different CITRIS projects and a major research review highlight
this month’s newsletter. The first …

CITRIS Newsletter for February 2005

Dear Members and Friends of CITRIS,

Professor
Ruzena Bajcsy, the Founding Director of CITRIS, stepped down on
November 1, 2004, from her position to …

The barcode of tomorrow, today

A new manufacturing process developed by a CITRIS-affiliated researcher
is making an old but revolutionary technology affordable just in the
nick of time.