CITRIS Health Director David Lindeman has been appointed to the California Commission on Aging by Governor Gavin Newsom. Lindeman has worked in the fields of […]
UC Merced faculty are involved in three new CITRIS seed-funded projects to address society’s—and the San Joaquin Valley’s—problems through technology in the following areas: agriculture, […]
The CITRIS Core Seed Funding program supports nascent ideas in information technology led by University of California researchers. This year’s awarded projects include smart clothing […]
Hailey Windsor was introduced to the CITRIS Invention Lab as a freshman and found a place where she could combine her interests in environmental design, engineering, art, and new media. In the lab, Windsor worked with Visualize, a nonprofit organization co-founded in 2014 by Julia Kramer (PhD 2020 ME) and Loyola University medical student Maria Young, prototyping training devices for nurses in Ghana to identify cervical cancer. Windsor also had the opportunity to work with the Berkeley AI startup Covariant.ai. She graduated from UC Berkeley in spring 2020 with an Individual Major in Human-Centered Design.
Lieyah Dagan graduated from UC Berkeley in 2018 with an individual major in Design for Urban Life, which explored a variety of fields, including art, architecture, design, and fashion. She currently works as an Industrial Designer. She was first introduced to the CITRIS Invention Lab when she took Critical Practice and Critical Making with EECS Professor and CITRIS Invention Lab Director Eric Paulos for her concentration in design.
Winners of the Deepfake Education Competition have been selected. Thank you to everyone who participated. The CITRIS Policy Lab and the Silicon Valley Leadership Group […]
On October 20, CITRIS Policy Lab Director Brandie Nonnecke was featured on the technology podcast, CompilHER, to discuss online election integrity and data protection issues. […]
In the early 2000s, blockchain took the private sector by storm. In addition to gaining notoriety for its applications in cryptocurrency, the technology was touted […]
California laws passed to stop disinformation will likely be ineffective. Here are four strategies that should be implemented. Earlier in October, the US Department of […]
Uzoma Nwakuche is a senior studying Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UC Berkeley. When he was younger, Nwakuche attended UC Berkeley summer camps and […]
Daniel Lim received his Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley in 2015. He was also a UC Berkeley Ph.D. student from 2016-2018 […]
Tomas Georgiou is a Ph.D. candidate in mechanical engineering at UC Berkeley. Hailing from Minnesota, Georgiou earned his undergraduate degree in aerospace engineering at the […]
Eldon Schoop is a Ph.D. student in computer science at UC Berkeley. He first saw the CITRIS Invention Lab through the Berkeley Engineering T-PREP program […]
Medical startup Storx Technologies improves fetal health and lowers the rate of C-sections. The team develops better standards than heart rate monitors for assessing fetal […]
Fork in the Road: A new UC Merced docuseries focuses on food supply research featuring UC Merced Prof. Colleen Naughton who received a CITRIS COVID-19 […]
The Tech for Social Good (TSG) program, which funds student research projects and events on the UC Santa Cruz campus, is now accepting applications for 2020-21. Started […]
Daily Cal: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the makerspaces of UC Berkeley’s CITRIS Invention Lab and Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation have added remote […]
Nominations are now open for the 2021 Women in Tech Initiative Athena Awards! Nominations are due by Nov. 6, 2020.
A Recap of Women in Tech Initiative Director Jill Finlayson’s Grace Hopper Celebration 2020 Session Increasingly, AI-enabled tools are used in every facet of the […]
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). Now in its 17th year, NCSAM continues to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across our Nation, […]
Bird species usually are counted twice a year by wildlife surveyors: once during the breeding season and again during the Christmas Bird Count. New technology, however, […]
Computer Science for All: Campus outreach programs like the new START UP SJV help area teachers engage younger students with the sciences. The technology world […]
Researchers at the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society & the Banatao Institute (CITRIS) at the University of California are launching today Accountability, Coordination, and Telehealth in the Valley to Achieve Transformation and Equity (ACTIVATE)
Investments in digital infrastructure in the public sector have lagged for years. The COVID-19 pandemic has torn back the curtain to reveal a dilapidated IT […]