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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.
CITRIS researcher appointed to California Air Resources Board
CITRIS Aviation researcher and UC Berkeley professor Susan Shaheen will help oversee climate policy implementation within the state.
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 experts weigh in on Gonzalez v. Google, future of Reddit
Will the Supreme Court’s upcoming ruling on Gonzalez v. Google end Reddit as we know it? CITRIS’s Hany Farid and Brandie Nonnecke discuss Section 230.
Gridware founders discuss CITRIS Foundry and the startup ‘fast lane’
UC Berkeley alumnus Tim Barat‘s experiences as an electrical lineman inspired him to co-found Gridware, a venture in the spring 2020 CITRIS Foundry cohort.
CITRIS Policy Lab co-launches Artificial Intelligence, Platforms, and Society Project
The project will be an independent forum to explore the best ways to support responsible development and use of AI.
Nonnecke co-authors Gonzalez v. Google amicus brief
CITRIS Policy Lab Director Brandie Nonnecke is part of a group of expert technologists that filed the Gonzalez v. Google amicus brief.
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.
Farid talks AI-written journalism with Washington Post
CITRIS PI Hany Farid discusses the implications of CNET’s forays into articles written entirely by artificial intelligence.
CITRIS Foundry alum WattTime partners with Toyota, Lexus
The environmental tech nonprofit has partnered with Toyota and Lexus to implement an easy way to identify the most eco-friendly time to charge electric vehicles.
An unexpected benefit of pandemic telehealth: A smaller carbon footprint
Dr. James Marcin, co-director of CITRIS Health, is a senior author of a study that evaluated the carbon footprint of telehealth visits.
Viers weighs in on California flooding in NYT, Bloomberg
An atmospheric river has caused intense rainfall in Northern California, resulting in broken levees and flooded communities.
CITRIS PI discusses potential impact of AI in Russia-Ukraine war
UC Berkeley researcher Stuart Russell notes that the technology to autonomously target humans with drones could be built by a grad student in a single term.
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.
2022 holiday gift guides with CITRIS connections
Looking for a special gift this holiday season? Check out a few CITRIS-related suggestions.
CITRIS ED offers op-ed on meat industry’s effects on climate change
CITRIS Executive Director Camille Crittenden points out an avenue for improving our climate impact — reassessing our menu — in a recent Berkeley Blog post.
UC Merced drought report estimates $1.2B impact to California ag in 2022
CITRIS PIs Josué Medellín-Azuara and Joshua Viers are co-authors on a report on the impact of the 2020–22 California drought.
King Liu, Salahuddin talk future of transistors with IEEE Spectrum
It’s the 75th anniversary of the invention of the transistor! What’s on the horizon before the 100th? Two CITRIS affiliates weigh in.
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.
Gridware sensor network named a Time best invention
The real-time powerline monitoring system pioneered by Gridware, a spring 2020 CITRIS Foundry venture, has been named one of Time’s best inventions of the year.
Nonnecke weighs in on Twitter’s acquisition in SF Examiner, Washington Post
Tech billionaire Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter has made hundreds of headlines since he first raised the idea in April.
Levine, Abbeel announce innovations in walking robots
Two CITRIS People and Robots researchers are making great strides in teaching robots to walk and move in record time.
MyShake app, enabled by CITRIS collab, gives earthquake early warnings
Some residents got an early warning for San Jose’s earthquake Tuesday thanks to the MyShake app, developed by CITRIS PI Richard Allen.