CITRIS Research Exchange – Fall 2015

Free and open to the public, the CITRIS Research Exchange Seminar Series is a weekly dialogue highlighting leading voices on societal-scale research issues. Each one-hour seminar takes place on Wednesdays and starts at 12 pm Pacific Time, and is hosted live in the Banatao Auditorium at Sutardja Dai Hall on the UC Berkeley campus (*unless otherwise noted). Join the conversation online with #CITRISRE.

Please click on the registration button below for each seminar you wish to attend and complete the Eventbrite registration form. Lunch is provided at UC Berkeley for those who register in advance.

Live webcasting of each CITRIS Research Exchange seminar is available at these CITRIS campuses:

CITRIS @ Davis: 1127 Kemper Hall, College of Engineering, UC Davis
CITRIS @ Merced: Room 302, Science & Engineering II, UC Merced
CITRIS @ Santa Cruz: Room 595B, Engineering 2 Building, Baskin School of Engineering, UC Santa Cruz


Sep 2, 2015

The Straight Story on UAVs in Agriculture

Daniel McKinnon

3D Robotics


Sep 9, 2015

Training to Learn in a Digital World

Tess Posner

Managing Director, SamaUSA


Sep 16, 2015

Recent Results in Cloud Robotics

James Kuffner

Engineering Director at Google and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University


Sep 23, 2015

Innovations in Renewable Energy

Stuart Macmillan

Consulting Professor, Stanford University; Chief Scientist, Energy Informatics at NREL


Sep 30, 2015

Digital Health

Aenor Sawyer

Orthopedic surgeon, UCSF Medical Center


Oct 7, 2015

Better Managing California’s Droughts with Data, Modeling, and People

Jay Lund

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UC Davis and director of the Center for Watershed Sciences


Oct 21, 2015

From Lab to Life: Developing Energy Technologies

Ravi Prasher

Division Director of Energy Storage and Distributed Resources division, Berkeley Lab


Oct 28, 2015

Disaster-proof Structures with Nano Materials

Kenneth Loh

Director, CITRIS at UC Davis; Associate Professor, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering; Director, Nano-Engineering & Smart Structures Technologies (NESST)


Nov 4, 2015

Pacific Research Platform and CENIC California Research and Education Network

Louis Fox

President & CEO of the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC)


Nov 18, 2015

Transforming Social Services with Data Science

Paul Duan

Founder and President of Bayes Impact


Dec 2, 2015

Technology Tools for Data Mapping, Analysis, Visualization and Collaboration

Tyler Norris

Vice President, Total Health Partnerships at Kaiser Permanente


Dec 9, 2015

Bringing AI Out of the Lab and Into People’s Lives

Mark Palatucci

Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of Anki


Watch Video Archive of Past Talks on YouTube

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