Funded by CITRIS Tech for Social Good and the CITRIS Foundry, Wonderfil allow customers to refill on household products without generating extra waste.
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Sanfelice to develop safer GPS alternative for aerial vehicles
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.
CIDER receives FAA drone training designation
UC Santa Cruz is the first UC campus to receive FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems Collegiate Training Initiative (UAS-CTI) program designation.
Job opportunity: CITRIS/CIDER administrative and program assistant
UC Santa Cruz’s Baskin School of Engineering is looking for a full-time administrative and program assistant to support CITRIS.
The latest research buzz at UC Santa Cruz: Drones
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 at UC Santa Cruz awards Tech for Social Good funding to 5 student teams
CITRIS is partnering with the UCSC Institute for Social Transformation to support student projects aimed at creating technology that promotes healthy, sustainable livelihoods.
CITRIS at UC Santa Cruz director elected to National Academy of Inventors
J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves, campus director of CITRIS at UC Santa Cruz, has been named to the National Academy of Inventors.
Job opportunity: CITRIS Aviation Program Coordinator
UC Santa Cruz is looking for a full-time program coordinator to perform, coordinate and manage administrative services for the CITRIS Aviation research initiative.
CITRIS researchers to help Northern California communities reduce wildfire risk with dynamic modeling and serious games
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, UC Santa Cruz named agricultural experiment stations
UC Merced and UC Santa Cruz are the first UC campuses to be named agricultural experiment stations in more than 50 years.
Siemens gift supports University of California STEM outreach to underserved communities
The donation to CITRIS — an “easy decision,” said partners at Siemens — helped bring skills training to students across Northern California.
CIDER to assist with ONR-funded ecology survey
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.
UC Santa Cruz alumni found Immergo Labs to bring physical therapy to VR
Immergo Labs, a venture from the fall 2021 CITRIS Foundry cohort, will launch its beta platform in January 2023.
CITRIS at UC Santa Cruz announces 2022 campus seed awards
The recipients will receive up to $40,000 to pursue multidisciplinary projects related to climate resilience.
Ricardo Sanfelice appointed inaugural director of CITRIS Aviation
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.
CITRIS PIs receive $5.7M to advance cyber-physical systems research
UC Santa Cruz researcher Ricardo Sanfelice will lead the project, and UC Berkeley’s Murat Arcak will serve as a co-investigator.
CIDER drone pilot training helps UC Santa Cruz students reach new heights
CIDER aims to reduce barriers to entry into drone research and industry by providing students with the opportunity to gain flight hours with drone hardware.
CIDER drone education program receives $1M from James Irvine Foundation
The CITRIS Initiative for Drone Education and Research at UC Santa Cruz has received a $1 million grant to support workforce development in the Salinas and Pajaro valleys.
Forming links to solve big problems: Katia Obraczka embraces CITRIS’s interdisciplinary mission
This UC Santa Cruz professor of computer science and engineering addresses complex issues of public safety with systems and networking expertise.
CITRIS at UC Santa Cruz awards five student teams Tech for Social Good funding
Three student-led technology development projects and two events have received 2021–22 TSG awards.
CITRIS UCSC Tech For Social Good Program funds student teams
Six student teams at UCSC have been chosen for funding this year through the Tech for Social Good Program run by CITRIS and the Banatao Institute at […]
Q&A with Sukh Singh, Founder of Code Naturally
Sukh Singh was a UC Santa Cruz student studying technology information management before leaving the program to start his own company. His interest in entrepreneurship […]
UC Leaders Share Message of Resiliency, Highlight Research During CITRIS Town Hall
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 […]
Tech for Social Good at UC Santa Cruz now open for applications
The Tech for Social Good (TSG) program, which funds student research projects and events on the UC Santa Cruz campus, is now accepting applications for 2020-21. Started […]