CITRIS researchers Josué Medellín-Azuara and Joshua Viers from UC Merced co-authored a report that measured the financial impact of the 2021 drought in California.
Several projects led by CITRIS affiliates are among the climate resilience efforts already making a difference in Californians’ lives.
“Drones and robots are a gateway for young people to explore STEM,” said Leigh Bernacchi, program director of CITRIS at UC Merced.
NexTech, a hands-on outreach program run by students at UC Merced, uses robotics to teach middle school students STEM concepts.
The CITRIS principal investigator and geomatics engineer uses remote sensing to construct complex pictures of aquatic ecosystems under threat.
A team of eight undergraduate and graduate students from UC Merced has won the inaugural CITRIS Aviation Prize.
The CITRIS-supported UC Merced Food Resiliency through Equity, Sustainability, and Health program is seeking a coordinator to help develop and manage a new experimental farm.
Colleen Naughton, an assistant professor at UC Merced, has received two significant honors for wastewater epidemiology work that stemmed from CITRIS seed funding.
Joshua Viers, director of CITRIS at UC Merced and professor of water resources engineering, will lead the SWIM initiative, the largest research grant in UC Merced’s history.
Artificial Intelligence, better known as AI, is changing how decisions are made. AI is an approach to harnessing the power of massive data and computational […]
Half a world away from California’s Central Valley is a place with similar climate but an unparalleled diversity of plants, marine animals and ecosystems.
Josué Medellín-Azuara and Sarah Kurtz Join the SWEEP Advisory Board The California Department of Food and Agriculture—or CDFA—recently added two UC Merced faculty to the […]
CITRIS co-sponsors two fellowships at UC Merced for early-career faculty. Launched in 2020, the UC Merced Faculty Success Initiative Extramural Funding Fellowship (EFF) program helps […]
On December 9, CITRIS and the Banatao Institute hosted a virtual town hall to reflect on how the University of California research community has developed […]
Applications now open: A second round of funding from Google will support another year of ¡Valle!, the tech training program aimed at increasing access to […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
UC Merced Newsroom: The Center for Information Technology in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) and UC Merced’s Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Graduate Group present an […]
Bay Area native Erin Hestir followed a non-traditional path to a position in technology before becoming an engineering professor at UC Merced. Inspired by her […]
UC Merced Newsroom: Harvesting is one of the most costly and labor-intensive operations in strawberry production. But a UC Merced engineering researcher is looking for ways […]
Faced with shortages of water and workers, winemakers are working with CITRIS researchers at UC Merced and UC Berkeley on a robot-assisted precision irrigation delivery system that uses machines to monitor and adjust water emitters
3D Orchards: Virtual reality meets agriculture in the article below featuring CITRIS Researcher Dr. YangQuan Chen and the UC Merced MESA lab. Farmers are relying more and more […]