Please find the biographies for speakers at the CITRIS IBM Day 2007 "Sensors, at your service"
UC Davis will host GoingGreen 2007 on September 10-12, and the Clean Energy Showcase on October 11.
Because anyone can edit Wikipedia, the
Web encyclopedia's reliability varies wildly. Now Luca de Alfaro
aims to provide users with software that flags questionable
lines in Wikipedia entries.
Learn how research at CITRIS in telemedicine is improving the access to healthcare for those in remote regions throughout the state.
The fall schedule for the Research Exchange, which begins on Sept. 5 at noon, is now online.
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.
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.
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, 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.
Congratulations to CITRIS Director Shankar Sastry, who has recently been appointed Dean of the College of Engineering at UC Berkeley.You can read the full story on the UC Berkeley website.
The videos from this year's event "The Future of Search" are now online.
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.
Read about the NOOR project and efforts in Peta computing in the April/May newsletter now online.
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.
Read about the technology behind the dazzling holiday gala in addition to our efforts to support student research in the February/March newsletter.
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.
In a new report, the UC Davis authors of the most sophisticated analysis of California’s water management system say the system should be able to adapt to a warmer climate and a larger population, albeit at a significant cost.
Chevron Corp. will fund up to $25 million in research at UC Davis in the next five years to develop affordable, renewable transportation fuels from farm and forest residues, urban wastes and crops grown specifically for energy.
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.
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded two grants, worth $1.6 million and $1.2 million per year for five years, to projects in advanced computing led by researchers at UC Davis.
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
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.
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.
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