CITRIS Research Exchange – Spring 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 starts at 12pm Pacific time and is hosted live in the Banatao Auditorium at Sutardja Dai Hall on the UC Berkeley campus (*unless otherwise noted).

Please click the REGISTER button for the 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: 1131 Kemper Hall, College of Engineering, UC Davis
CITRIS @ Merced: SSM 117, Social Science & Management Bldg, UC Merced
CITRIS @ Santa Cruz: Room 595B, Engineering 2 Building, Baskin School of Engineering, UC Santa Cruz

Spring 2015 Video Playlist


Jan 28, 2015

Trends in Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) Education

Reza Abbaschian

Bourns College of Engineering, UC Riverside


Feb 4, 2015

Harnessing Technology to Empower Marginalized Communities

Emily Jacobi

Executive Director and Founder, Digital Democracy


Feb 11, 2015

Field Experimentation on the Demand Side of Electricity Markets

Meredith Fowlie

Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley


Feb 18, 2015

People, Data, and Analysis

Pat Hanrahan

Computer Graphics Library and Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Stanford University


Feb 25, 2015

Appropriate Technology for Sustainable Urban Development

Stephen Wheeler

Dept. of Human Ecology, UC Davis


Mar 4, 2015

Social Networking in Cancer Care

Katherine Kim

UC Davis Health System


Mar 11, 2015

How Online Civic Engagement Can Increase Public Trust in Government

Michael Cohen

Founder of Peak Democracy, UC Berkeley


Mar 18, 2015

Automated Agriculture

Stavros G. Vougioukas

Dept. of Biological & Agricultural Engineering, UC Davis


Apr 1, 2015

Sunrise from the West: The Growth of Renewable Energy in California

David Hochschild

Commissioner, California Energy Commission


Apr 8, 2015

Preventing Disease and Shaping Health Policy

Brad Pollock

Dept. of Public Health Sciences, UC Davis

No Webcast Available


Apr 15, 2015

Avoiding Scylla and Charybdis: Sustainably Improving Indoor Environmental Quality

William Nazaroff

Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley


Apr 22, 2015

Managing Water Scarcity for Future Cities: What Makes Sense to Sense?

Eric Porse

California Center for Sustainable Communities and the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLA


Apr 22, 2015

Innovating Innovatively at UC

Regis B. Kelly

Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Biophysics, UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay; Director, QB3

No Webcast Available


May 6, 2015

Big Graph Data Science

Lise Getoor

Associate Dean for Research, Baskin School of Engineering, UC Santa Cruz


Watch Video Archive of Past Talks on YouTube

CITRIS Research Exchange Archive

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