UC Receives $22 Million FCC Telehealth Grant

The University of California, in partnership with a coalition of government
agencies, health care providers and others, received a three-year, $22 million
award from the Federal Communications Commission to help develop
a new California Telehealth Network.

Envisioning Futures for the Delta

The Cosumnes River is the last river without major dams on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada. Thus, it is one of the few […]

UC president to step down

Robert C. Dynes, a renowned physicist who rose to become head of the 10-campus university system, announced Monday his intention to step down as president by June 2008, nearly five years after he took over leadership of the University of California.

Summer of Service Institute shares videos and photos

The Summer of Service Technology Institute won the Special Prize for Best Use of IT for Rural America ($5000 from AT&T) in this year's CITRIS White Paper competition and has now produced a summary video to share how the institute went.

$100 Million Grant Launches Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation today announced $100 million in founding support to launch the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at the University of California, Davis. The new school and its programs will serve approximately 450 students and will incorporate UC Davis’ expertise in public health, telemedicine and health technology.

Paul Wright named CITRIS Acting Director

Paul Wright, the current Chief Scientist at CITRIS, has been appointed Acting Director of the institute. Prof. Wright is a professor in Mechanical Engineering and co-director of both the Berkeley Manufacturing Institute and the Berkeley Wireless Research Center.

Paul Wright Honored

Paul Wright, CITRIS Chief Scientist at UC Berkeley, has been awarded the 2007 NAMRI/SME S.M. Wu Research Implementation Award, which recognizes individuals for outstanding original research presented at the North American Manufacturing Research Conference.

Thomas Nesbitt named CITRIS@Davis Chief Scientist

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.

April ’07 Newsletter

Dear Members and Friends of CITRIS,

I
am just back from Taiwan, where we held the second CITRIS-Asia Research
Symposium at the National …

Student competition at CITRIS: $25K in prizes

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.