The winning project — an affordable, innovative net-zero house — was advised by professor Sue Carter and largely student built.
Researchers receive grants of up to $40,000 to develop information technology solutions to pressing climate issues.
The second internship cohort a summer working with novel research, developing high-demand skills and gaining insight into unexpected career paths.
CITRIS researchers received support for a diverse array of pilot projects in a recent funding round from the UC Santa Cruz Center for Coastal Climate Resilience.
The CITRIS PI and director of CIDER at UC Santa Cruz advances wildland management and workforce development with UAVs and remote sensing systems.
CITRIS and the Banatao Institute are pleased to welcome professor Katia Obraczka, professor of computer science and engineering, as the campus director of CITRIS at UC Santa Cruz.
The project will be led by CITRIS PI Stacy Philpott, and CIDER Director Becca Fenwick will serve as a co-director.
A team of students co-advised by CITRIS PI Dejan Milutinovic received the Small Farm prize at the inaugural Farm Robotics Challenge.
Funded by CITRIS Tech for Social Good and the CITRIS Foundry, Wonderfil allow customers to refill on household products without generating extra waste.
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.
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.
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.
CITRIS is partnering with the UCSC Institute for Social Transformation to support student projects aimed at creating technology that promotes healthy, sustainable livelihoods.
J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves, campus director of CITRIS at UC Santa Cruz, has been named to the National Academy of Inventors.
UC Santa Cruz is looking for a full-time program coordinator to perform, coordinate and manage administrative services for the CITRIS Aviation research initiative.
With $2.5 million from the NSF, a multicampus UC team is partnering with a dozen Bay Area orgs to help residents respond to natural disasters more quickly.
UC Merced and UC Santa Cruz are the first UC campuses to be named agricultural experiment stations in more than 50 years.
The donation to CITRIS — an “easy decision,” said partners at Siemens — helped bring skills training to students across Northern California.
The CITRIS Initiative for Drone Education and Research will test forward-looking infrared (FLIR) cameras on drones as a potential tool for counting animals and detecting biological hot spots.
Immergo Labs, a venture from the fall 2021 CITRIS Foundry cohort, will launch its beta platform in January 2023.
The recipients will receive up to $40,000 to pursue multidisciplinary projects related to climate resilience.
Sanfelice, a UC Santa Cruz professor of electrical and computer engineering, offers deep expertise in cyber-physical systems and a long history with the institution.
UC Santa Cruz researcher Ricardo Sanfelice will lead the project, and UC Berkeley’s Murat Arcak will serve as a co-investigator.