Infinite Uptime, a spring 2016 CITRIS Foundry company, has raised $18.8 million in a series B3 funding round led by Tiger Global.
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CITRIS partners with Wheatland, Yuba Water Agency to expand research efforts
CITRIS has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Yuba Water Agency and the city of Wheatland to explore mutually beneficial research.
Research Exchange lectures explore the future of AI, from economics to copyright law
In April 2023, CITRIS co-hosted four Distinguished Lectures on the Status and Future of AI under the CITRIS Research Exchange banner.
Tal weighs in on the promise of PHEVs with Washington Post
CITRIS PI Gil Tal calls plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, or PHEVs, a gateway to electric vehicle usage.
New AI ‘ACTION’ institute features 4 CITRIS PIs
Headquartered at UC Santa Barbara, the new NSF AI Institute will also harness Berkeley expertise.
Can AI can be regulated? Russell discusses on WBUR
AI expert and UC Berkeley professor Stuart Russell addressed AI regulation in an interview with the hosts of WBUR’s “On Point.”
Viers talks effects of ‘epic snowpack’ with Los Angeles Times
The spring snowmelt after our wet winter will have different impacts on different ecosystems across the state, say experts.
Bayen weighs in on autonomous vehicles with WSJ
CITRIS PI Alexandre Bayen was interviewed by The Wall Street Journal about the challenges facing self-driving vehicles.
Drone gift will support UC Merced environmental research efforts
The equipment will support research projects led by CITRIS at UC Merced leaders Erin Hestir and Joshua Viers.
CITRIS Foundry startup Wonderfil aims to solve single-use plastic problem
Funded by CITRIS Tech for Social Good and the CITRIS Foundry, Wonderfil allow customers to refill on household products without generating extra waste.
CITRIS-funded project helps assess post-wildfire fate of ecosystems
The project, led by led by UC Davis’s Gary Bucciarelli, will apply AI to help predict the impact that fire will have on a landscape.
Carbon offset gatekeepers over-credit projects, says CITRIS’s Haya
Researchers led by Barbara Haya found that registries allow developers to over-credit carbon offset projects with climate savings benefits.
CITRIS researchers weigh in on future of ChatGPT in higher education
Since the interface debuted, headlines have whirled about how AI will overhaul everything. But for higher ed, reviews have been mixed.
CITRIS PI talks climate change with NPR Morning Edition
While the IPCC’s latest report describes a dire situation, experts such as UC Berkeley’s Solomon Hsiang see room for hope.
CITRIS at UC Davis INSPIRES K-12 outreach
Over the summer, CITRIS hosted instructor workshops and held an engineering summer camp for 25 local high schoolers.
CITRIS and BAIR co-host distinguished AI seminar series
Speakers include CITRIS PIs and computer scientists Michael Jordan and Stuart Russell, as well as psychologist Alison Gopnik and law professor Pamela Samuelson.
Farid, Nonnecke suggest alternative to Section 230 for regulating harmful content
CITRIS experts argue that there’s no need to invoke Section 230 to prevent the harms being considered in Google v. Gonzalez.
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.
CITRIS Policy Lab welcomes UC Berkeley tech policy fellows
The fellows will conduct research and explore tech and policy interventions for the next six to 12 months.
CITRIS affiliate joins White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
CITRIS PI Deirdre Mulligan has been named deputy CTO for policy in the U.S. White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
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.
CITRIS experts discuss Section 230, impacts of Google v. Gonzalez on free speech
“If there are no protections for user-generated content,” said CITRIS PI Hany Farid, “I don’t think it’s hyperbolic to say that this is the end of social media.”
CITRIS Seed Award project supports long-distance caregivers
Interactive Care, or I-Care, is working to make long-distance caregiving for older adults easier.
Stephens talks California forestry health with NYT
Recent aerial surveys of California forests found shocking results: the death of 36 million trees, including resilient firs, in 2021–22.