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
“All these robots suffer from the same challenge: they need to anticipate,” says CITRIS researcher Anca Dragan. Doctoral students working with CITRIS Sustainable Infrastructures director […]
On April 25, 2018, CITRIS hosted Y Combinator President Sam Altman to discuss how to build a successful bio startup. Joining him on the panel […]
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.
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 […]
Borrowing techniques from flight simulation technology, CITRIS researchers have now developed an undulating platform to train surgical robots to operate on breathing, pulsing patients. Wired, March […]
Online shopping: “Collaborative filtering” might not be a widely recognizable term, but it’s what companies like Netflix and Amazon rely upon for recommending products to […]
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.
3D Orchards: 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 […]
UC Berkeley engineers, working with CITRIS Director and EECS Professor Costas Spanos, have developed a new Building-in-Briefcase (BiB) system that can easily monitor the efficiency & sustainability of buildings.
CITRIS researcher and UC Berkeley roboticist Pieter Abbeel tells Wired how BRETT (Berkeley Robot for the Elimination of Tedious Tasks) uses trial-and-error to learn new […]
Tech for Aging: How Tech Can Ease the Trials of Getting OldCITRIS Director of Health Initiatives David Lindeman and his team “offer a glowing array […]