The newest research facility on the campus of UC Berkeley was dedicated on Friday, Feb. 27, and embodies the innovation and entrepreneurship needed to fuel economic growth and arrives at a time when the state and nation seek relief from the recession. Photos and video
The new Sutardja Dai Hall at UC Berkeley will serve as the headquarters for CITRIS and the Banatao Institute@CITRIS Berkeley.
A team of physicists at UC Davis has developed a
technique to capture the magnetic “fingerprints” of certain nanostructures —
even when they are buried within the boards and junctions of an electronic
The spring semester schedule for the CITRIS Research Exchange is now online.
The theater performance by Gail de Kosnik and her colleagues at the annual Holiday Gala is now online.
Rushing into damaged buildings is dangerous and can endanger not
only rescue workers but also the victims they are working to save.
Sending in robots that are equipped with various kinds of sensors to do
reconnaissance is much safer, and these robots can search for signs of
life and report back to waiting operators.
Traffic in the San Francisco Bay Area is bad. The Mobile Millennium gathers real-time data to make it better.
Berkeley Computational Science and Engineering NEWS: NERSC made the No. 7 system in TOP500, Top Spot on Latest List of World’s TOP500 Supercomputers The No. 7 system, called Franklin, is the second new Cray XT5 system. It is installed at DOE’s NERSC Center at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and achieved 266.3 Tflop/s.
Presentations from the recent TIER workshop are now online at http://www.citris-uc.org/events/TIER.
The CoolClimate Calculator (http://coolclimate.berkeley.edu) has been developed by researchers at the Berkeley Institute of the Environment to help US households evaluate their complete climate footprints, including all direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions from transportation, household energy, food, goods and services.
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The University of Copenhagen is hosting an
international scientific congress on climate change March 10-12, 2009 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Findings will be compiled in a book on climate
change, and an excecutive summary will be handed
over to policy makers at the COP15.
The Deadline for paper submissions for the Copenhagen Climate Congress is November 1, 2008.
The October newsletter is now online, featuring stories games for medical diagnosis and technology for giving voices to disenfranchised communities.
A recent article on Big Ideas appeared in Science magazine.
The talk is live online at 4:00 p.m. mms://media.citris.berkeley.edu/webcast
Talks and discussions from the recent Services in Health care conference are online at http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=3F05DD2A723C3887.
The fall semester schedule for the popular Research Exchange series is now on-line.
Faculty at the University of California, Santa Cruz,
have organized a renewable energy program that will bring together U.S.
and Danish students for four weeks this summer in Lolland, Denmark.
The June 2008 newsletter is now online, with two stories on key energy projects in both engine development and predicting solar availability for utilities.
Currently, CITRIS has awarded approximately $2 million inseed grants on all four campuses. These projects will help fulfillthe CITRIS mission of creating societal-based research through collaborationsacross the CITRIS campuses.
CITRIS projects at Berkeley and Santa Cruz using cell phones as a
healthcare platform are among the projects supported by a recent Microsoft Research initiative.
Six projects were awarded a total of $30K at this year's CITRIS Big Ideas contest, with the top two prizes going to healthcare-related issues.
Ethan Miller's group has come up with a new approach, called Pergamum, which uses hard
disk drives to provide energy-efficient, cost-effective storage.
The April newsletter features stories about technology for social impact: CellScope (cell phone + microscope) and enabling eye care in India using cheap, reliable Wi-Fi.