UC Davis doctors and researchers are rushing to develop treatments that will stop the new coronavirus, building on breakthroughs that helped them save the life […]
State Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Director of the California Department of Technology Amy Tong has joined the advisory board of the Center for Information […]
“It’s heartbreaking when you know the technology is there,” says CITRIS Policy Lab affiliate scholar Louise Comfort, who has been working to bring new tsunami sensors […]
Berkeley Law professor Katerina Linos writes in the Washington Post about how immigrants are likely to respond to the anti-immigrant decision at the E.U., based on research she co-led […]
The Verge: Tech leaders, including Elon Musk and the three co-founders of Google’s AI subsidiary DeepMind, have signed a pledge promising to not develop lethal […]
Tata Communications: While AI may evoke a dystopian future to fans of the hit series “Humans,” a study of global executives led by CITRIS People and […]
Deferring to human preference and other proposals from internationally renowned AI pioneer and CITRIS researcher Stuart Russell.
This interactive feature describes the handiwork of the Autolab of Ken Goldberg, director of the CITRIS People and Robots Initiative.
On May 10, the White House convened 100 national leaders in industry, tech, government, and academia for a summit on the potential of artificial intelligence […]
by Saemmool Lee At a CITRIS-co-sponsored event on May 11 that drew more than 1,100 people to Zellerbach Hall, TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics presented pioneers in […]
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
Wired: “All these robots suffer from the same challenge: they need to anticipate,” says CITRIS researcher Anca Dragan. Doctoral students working with CITRIS Sustainable Infrastructures […]
On April 25, CITRIS presented to a standing-room-only crowd in Banatao Auditorium a panel of successful bioengineering entrepreneurs, including CITRIS Foundry startup leaders and Y […]
Sacramento Bee: In April, UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May (M.S.’88, Ph.D.’91 EECS) announced plans for a 25-acre technology and innovation district at the university’s medical center campus in Sacramento.
The open source, e-participation Collaborative Assessment and Feedback Engine platform (CAFE), developed by CITRIS People and Robots Director Ken Goldberg and team, was recognized with a public service award from Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ in April.
Next Avenue/PBS: Asked at the CITRIS-co-hosted “Transforming Mobility” conference last week: How is it that Amazon can deliver toilet paper to a person in the Adirondacks overnight, but it takes that same person three days to arrange transportation to a doctor’s appointment?
The key to this robot’s dexterity is not in its mechanical grippers but in its brain. Powered by Dex-Net 4.0 software created by CITRIS People and Robots Director Ken Goldberg and team, this robot is a lot closer to matching the adroitness of a human than anything developed previously.
The University of California launched its Carbon Neutrality Initiative in 2013, aiming to reach that target by 2025. But the big question has been how. Now, a […]
Wired, March 1, 2018 – Borrowing techniques from flight simulation technology, CITRIS researchers have now developed an undulating platform to train surgical robots to operate on breathing, pulsing […]
Stanford Social Innovation Review, March 6, 2018 – “Collaborative filtering” might not be a widely recognizable term, but it’s what companies like Netflix and Amazon rely upon […]
Forbes: “Computer scientist and robotics engineer Anca Dragan has a cool name, an impressive CV and an important job: ensuring that our interactions with robots and other artificially intelligent agents are positive ones,” says this profile of one of CITRIS’s most prominent A.I. researchers, working in the Center for Human-compatible A.I. at CITRIS.
CITRIS Foundry company GenEdit founders Kunwoo Lee and Hyo Min Park, coauthors of a study demonstrating the effectiveness of CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology in mice, aim to translate […]
CITRIS researchers Pieter Abbeel and Sergey Levine discuss how computers can learn to invent new algorithms on their own through Deep Learning. Large tech companies such as Google, Microsoft, and Facebook hope to use this technology to build advanced systems with artificial intelligence.
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 on technology […]