“Drones and robots are a gateway for young people to explore STEM,” said Leigh Bernacchi, program director of CITRIS at UC Merced.
Ruzena Bajcsy, CITRIS’s founding director, has received one of the most distinctive honors within the scientific community.
With expertise from CITRIS affiliates, the university-city collaboration has helped keep the region’s COVID positivity rate at less than 5 percent.
CITRIS Executive Director Camille Crittenden offers an analysis of gender diversity in energy fields in honor of Women’s History Month for the Berkeley Blog.
EDGE in Tech Director Jill Finlayson describes the “long-standing impacts of a lack of diversity in tech” in a San Francisco Chronicle Datebook article.
Barbara Haya, a research fellow working with CITRIS Climate and the California Institute for Energy and Environment (CIEE) discusses offsetting carbon emissions.
CITRIS PI Pieter Abbeel sees robots becoming an integral part of our lives in the next five years.
Brandie Nonnecke and co-author Camille Carlton detailed what political oversight for large social media platforms may look like.
As Ken Goldberg, director of CITRIS People and Robots, tells Wired, Neural Radiance Fields are “ultra-hot,” with applications in entertainment, architecture and, of course, robotics.
According to a 2018–20 study by three CITRIS leaders, women hold only 30 percent of information technology jobs across the UC system.
Brie McLemore and Ifejesu Ogunleye, the first cohort of a fellowship program established by Taraaz and the CITRIS Policy Lab, have released papers on the human rights implications of emerging tech.
The startup, which provides fall detection with AI-enabled camera systems for patients with dementia, has deep roots in the CITRIS community.
In the latest issue of BSR’s emerging issues publication, Costas Spanos describes the adoption of autonomous systems in business as an ‘arms race’ to protect privacy.
Can — and should — chatbots help students navigate mental health crises? As higher education tackles a worsening student mental health crisis on slim budgets, […]
With support from a 2020 CITRIS COVID-19 Seed Funding Award, UC Davis professor Cristina Davis is working to develop a portable breathalyzer-like device to detect COVID-19.
As the California Public Utilities Commission approves an expansion of eligibility requirements for community microgrids, PG&E offered their partnership with CITRIS on the Oakland EcoBlock as a case study of a successful microgrid project.
Katherine Kim, co-director of the CITRIS Health ACTIVATE project, received the 2021 Community Outcomes and Impact Award from the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement.
Colleen Naughton, an assistant professor at UC Merced, has received two significant honors for wastewater epidemiology work that stemmed from CITRIS seed funding.
Supported by a CITRIS Seed Award, a team of engineers at the University of California, Berkeley has created mimics of COVID-19 that can be used to test the efficacy of neutralizing antibodies.
Michele Barbato, faculty director of CITRIS Climate, spoke to The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times about the wildfire risks of different home materials.
CITRIS PI Kenichi Soga has been named the founding director of the UC Berkeley Center for Smart Infrastructure, a unique collaboration with the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD).
Brandie Nonnecke, founding director of the CITRIS Policy Lab, co-chaired the University of California Presidential Working Group on AI.
GenEdit, a venture from the spring 2016 CITRIS Foundry cohort, has received $26 million from Eli Lilly and Co. and nearly a dozen other investors […]
Texas-based microchip manufacturer Cirrus Logic has acquired Lion Semiconductor, a startup from the 2013 CITRIS Foundry cohort, for $335 million. Lion Semiconductor produces switched-capacitor architectures […]