Professor Greg Niemeyer creates games that can help engage people with serious issues, particularly that of climate change.
The Dynamic Autonomous Sprawled Hexapod is a micro-robot made of paperboard and off-the-shelf electronics that could assist in recovery from natural disasters by crawling into spaces too dangerous for rescue workers to enter.
The latest CITRIS newsletter is now online, witha story about a micro-robot made of paperboard and off-the-shelf electronics that could assist in recovery from natural disasters, and an interview with Greg Niemeyer, who creates games that can help engage people with serious issues, particularly that of climate change.
The spring schedule for the Research Exchange can be found at http://www.citris-uc.org/events/RE-spring2010
UC Davis physicians, nurses and administrative leaders gathered Friday, Jan. 15, to mark the official groundbreaking for the new California Telehealth Resource Center on the grounds of the university’s Sacramento campus. The four-story, $36 million building is designed to enhance and complement UC Davis’ expertise in the field of telehealth, which is the use of high-speed telecommunications for medical services. Read the full article.
One of the world's largest crude oil and gas suppliers, Statoil, has
teamed up with UC Berkeley’s Project Production Systems Laboratory
(P2SL) and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) to
establish a Mega-projects Research Initiative.
On December 7, 2009, representatives of the world’s governments convene
in Copenhagen, Denmark, seeking agreement between nations to regulate
and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions after 2012, when the current
treaty, known as the Kyoto Protocol, expires.
Professor Jay Lund and colleagues at the UC Davis Center for Watershed
Sciences have developed software to model California's water storage
and distribution system.
UC Santa Cruz Professor Andrew Fisher leads the Recharge Initiative, which focuses
efforts to protect, enhance, and improve the availability and
reliability of ground water resource.
The complete schedule for the new energy seminar series at CITRIS is online at http://www.citris-uc.org/events/i4e-fall2009.
The Fall 2009 schedule for the CITRIS Research Exchange is now online. The talks begin Sept. 2 and will take place in the Banatao Auditorium at Sutardja Dai Hall.
Jacob Rosen has developed a robotic arm controlled by the
electrical signals sent by the brain through the nerves to contract the
muscles – signals known as electromyograph (EMG).
A new company, which won second-place in this year's Big Ideas contest, works to connect patients with difficult-to-diagnose symptoms with the right specialists.
Javeed Siddiqui, M.D was recently appointed as Medical Director of CITRIS. Dr. Siddiqui’s work to advance healthcare access and quality through the use of technology has made significant contributions to the field. His project management and strategic planning experience in technology advancement will be valuable throughout the CITRIS community.
Professor Kwan-Liu Ma at
UC Davis takes data sets that can be on the peta or tera scale
and turns them into explorable, workable, and visualizable units
This year's Big Ideas first prize of $13,000 went to the San Quentin All-access computer center project. Read more about it and the other prize winners.
CITRIS is proud to announce the fourth annual CITRIS White
Paper competition, which will give away $30K in cash prizes for the best ideas
that demonstrate the ability of IT to address a major societal challenge.
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
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.