The fall schedule for the Research Exchange, which begins on Sept. 5 at noon, is now online.
Members of the CITRIS center TRUST briefed the UK House of Lords Science and Technology committee in the spring. Summaries of their talks can be found in the final report, "Personal Internet Security."
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.
An ON World survey revealed that many cities around the world are looking to Wireless Sensor Networking (WSN) to improve public safety, emergency services, traffic and other problems. Full story here.
Several CITRIS researchers and their projects are featured in a San Francisco Magazine article highlighing inventions and technologies that could change the world. Full story here
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 CITRIS Newsletter for June is now online. Featured in this issue are two articles. The first is an article on healthcare and the role CITRIS has in the development of remote health care. The second article features UC Merced’s commitment to cultivating open source software in its computing environment.
In a recent issue of Science News, Paul Wright (CITRIS Chief Scientist at Berkeley) was interviewed regarding his work on electronic devices which power themselves by scavenging energy from the environment.
Abolhassan Astaneh-Asl, Professor in UC Berkeley’s Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, was a recent guest on Capital Public Radio in Sacramento. He discussed his CITRIS-sponsored study on the safety of the recently repaired MacArthur Maze freeway project.
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.
The videos from this year's Cognitive Computer event on May 2-3 are now online.
CITRIS researcher Jaspal Sandhu is working to decrease the maternal death rate in Mongolia using PDAs to assist nurses. He was recently profiled on CNET.
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.
Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have developed a "hyperlens" that brings them one major step closer to the goal of nanoscale optical imaging. The new hyperlens is capable of projecting a magnified image of a pair of nanowires spaced 150 nanometers apart onto a plane up to a meter away.
Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center is leading the Tall Buildings Initiative, a collaborative of universities, government agencies and the engineering community that develops design criteria to ensure safe and usable high-rises following future earthquakes.
Fans and makers of electric cars from around Northern California converged on UC Santa Cruz on March 10 for a conference and car show celebrating the battery-powered green machines.
The CITRIS Headquarters Building reached a milestone on March 2nd, during a Topping Out ceremony which marked the placement of the highest and final steel beam. The gold and blue painted beam was signed by all the dignitaries present then hoisted into the air and placed atop the building.
The CITRIS Headquarters building is currently under construction, but much progress is being made towards its completion. Please submit your space requests by March 25.
Read about the technology behind the dazzling holiday gala in addition to our efforts to support student research in the February/March newsletter.