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Summer of Service Institute shares videos and photos

The Summer of Service Technology Institute won the Special Prize for Best Use of IT for Rural America ($5000 from AT&T) in this year's CITRIS White Paper competition and has now produced a summary video to share how the institute went.

$100 Million Grant Launches Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation today announced $100 million in founding support to launch the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at the University of California, Davis. The new school and its programs will serve approximately 450 students and will incorporate UC Davis’ expertise in public health, telemedicine and health technology.

Paul Wright named CITRIS Acting Director

Paul Wright, the current Chief Scientist at CITRIS, has been appointed Acting Director of the institute. Prof. Wright is a professor in Mechanical Engineering and co-director of both the Berkeley Manufacturing Institute and the Berkeley Wireless Research Center.

Cities Get Smart with Wireless Sensor Networking

An ON World survey revealed that many cities around the world are looking to Wireless Sensor Networking (WSN) to improve public safety, emergency services, traffic and other problems. Full story here.

CITRIS Researchers Featured in Innovation Article

Several CITRIS researchers and their projects are featured in a San Francisco Magazine article highlighing inventions and technologies that could change the world. Full story here

CITRIS Newsletter

The CITRIS Newsletter for June is now online. Featured in this issue are two articles. The first is an article on healthcare and the role CITRIS has in the development of remote health care. The second article features UC Merced’s commitment to cultivating open source software in its computing environment.

June ’07 Newsletter

Dear Members and Friends of CITRIS,

am pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Nesbitt as CITRIS
Chief Scientist at UC Davis. This appointment …

Paul Wright and CITRIS highlighted in Science News

In a recent issue of Science News, Paul Wright (CITRIS Chief Scientist at Berkeley) was interviewed regarding his work on electronic devices which power themselves by scavenging energy from the environment.