Researchers at UC Merced are collaborating on Project Nexus, which aims to build drought resilience by covering the state’s canals and aqueducts with solar panels.
This Earth Month, we shine a spotlight on nine climate and energy tech startup successes out of the UC’s multicampus incubator program.
Funded by CITRIS Tech for Social Good and the CITRIS Foundry, Wonderfil allow customers to refill on household products without generating extra waste.
The project, led by led by UC Davis’s Gary Bucciarelli, will apply AI to help predict the impact that fire will have on a landscape.
Researchers led by Barbara Haya found that registries allow developers to over-credit carbon offset projects with climate savings benefits.
Since the interface debuted, headlines have whirled about how AI will overhaul everything. But for higher ed, reviews have been mixed.
While the IPCC’s latest report describes a dire situation, experts such as UC Berkeley’s Solomon Hsiang see room for hope.
Over the summer, CITRIS hosted instructor workshops and held an engineering summer camp for 25 local high schoolers.
Speakers include CITRIS PIs and computer scientists Michael Jordan and Stuart Russell, as well as psychologist Alison Gopnik and law professor Pamela Samuelson.
CITRIS experts argue that there’s no need to invoke Section 230 to prevent the harms being considered in Google v. Gonzalez.
CITRIS Aviation Director Ricardo Sanfelice has received support from the Air Force Research Laboratory to design a position, navigation and timing system that is more secure and reliable than GPS.
The fellows will conduct research and explore tech and policy interventions for the next six to 12 months.
UC Santa Cruz is the first UC campus to receive FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems Collegiate Training Initiative (UAS-CTI) program designation.
UC Santa Cruz’s Baskin School of Engineering is looking for a full-time administrative and program assistant to support CITRIS.
“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.”
Interactive Care, or I-Care, is working to make long-distance caregiving for older adults easier.
UC Davis is seeking a full-time assistant director to provide high-level support to UC Davis and UC Davis Health CITRIS leadership.
Recent aerial surveys of California forests found shocking results: the death of 36 million trees, including resilient firs, in 2021–22.
CITRIS Aviation researcher and UC Berkeley professor Susan Shaheen will help oversee climate policy implementation within the state.
The CITRIS PI and UC Berkeley mechanical engineer takes inspiration from nature and uses machine learning to create more efficient materials.
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.
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.
The awards recognize achievements in executive leadership, academic leadership, early career excellence and next-generation engagement.
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.