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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.
Goldberg’s AUTOLab breaks robotic laundry-folding speed record
Research by CPAR Director Ken Goldberg and team will be presented at the IEEE/RSJ IROS2022 conference.
Kammen talks climate justice with Associated Press
CITRIS researcher Daniel Kammen co-authored an IPCC report that found links between inequity and vulnerability to climate change.
Bayen weighs in on self-driving cars in U.S. News & World Report
Contrary to Bayen’s research, autonomous vehicles are causing traffic snarls on San Francisco streets.
Nonnecke discusses Section 230 with NBC News
The CITRIS Policy Lab recently launched a database of legislation related to Section 230, which provides some immunity for websites hosting third-party content.
Clarity Movement Co. project featured in Forbes
“Clean air is a fundamental human right,” said Clarity CEO David Lu. “Our motivation is simple. If you can’t measure it, you can’t fix it.”
CITRIS Policy Lab acknowledged in US AI Bill of Rights
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has released its Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights to help protect the rights of the American public
Barbato, others named outstanding mentors by UC Davis Graduate Studies
Several UC Davis faculty members with CITRIS ties have been recognized for their graduate student advising and mentorship.
Saif Islam, CITRIS PIs recognized at UC Davis Engineering faculty celebration
Saif Islam, director of CITRIS at UC Davis, received the Outstanding Senior Research Faculty Award.
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.
Viers, Hestir to quantify California water use with NASA support
CITRIS at UC Merced leadership will collaborate with local agencies to mine satellite data for California’s Central Valley.
Our Better Web initiative launches at UC Berkeley
UC Berkeley’s new Our Better Web initiative, led by Brandie Nonnecke, director of the CITRIS Policy Lab, is advancing efforts to study and combat online harms.
CITRIS researchers discuss California’s recent heat wave
When California saw an unprecedented heat wave over Labor Day weekend, CITRIS researchers were on hand to explain.
Policy Lab partners with UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy on new initiative
The Tech Policy Initiative aims to strengthen multidisciplinary collaborations, foster education and innovation, and inform effective strategies across the public and private sectors.
Fresno-Merced Future of Food Innovation coalition receives $65.1M from US government
The funding will support the launch of a new agriculture technology center called iCREATE.
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.
CITRIS Foundry alum Reveel raises $1.3M in preseed funding
Reveel, a member of the spring 2020 CITRIS Foundry cohort, has raised $1.3 million in preseed funding, led by Binance Labs and Moment Ventures.
AI Policy Hub announces its inaugural cohort
Launched in spring 2022, the UC Berkeley AI Policy Hub has welcomed its first cohort of graduate student researchers.
Farid talks rise of disinformation, AI in NPR, Washington Post
CITRIS researcher Hany Farid discussed the risks of disinformation that grow with the advent of multimedia manipulated by artificial intelligence.
CITRIS PI discusses potential challenges for California’s gas car ban
UC Davis transportation researcher Gil Tal shared his thoughts with The New York Times regarding California’s plan to ban gas cars by 2035.
Clarity Movement Co. raises $9.6M in series A+ funding
2014 CITRIS Foundry alum Clarity plans to use the investment to accelerate its product development.
New Sun Road partners with PG&E on remote microgrids
PG&E will be using New Sun Road technology to establish a set of remote microgrids in wildfire-prone locations in California.
Learning from nature: Robert Full on bio-inspired robots
In a recent Berkeley Talks podcast, CITRIS researcher Robert Full discussed how nature inspires innovations in technology design.