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CET Technology Breakthrough Competition winners

The two top prizes at the CET Technology Breakthrough Competition went to projects on a low-cost disposable genome chip and a portable screening device for dengue fever.

Scientists track melting snowpack in the Sierras

Researchers from the Sierra Nevada Hydrologic Observatory are installing a unique network of ground sensors, weather gear and other
equipment to measure how much snow and ice build up each winter in the 400-mile
Sierra range and then track where the snowmelt goes.

Electronic medical records aid newborns

The
National Institutes of
Health has provided $1.35 million to a team of researchers at UC Santa Cruz working to develop
new statistical approaches that could dramatically improve the care for
severely ill newborn babies.

CITRIS Newsletter Online

A new CITRIS Newsletter is now online. In this issue we feature an article on how CITRIS’s Team for Research in Ubiquitous Secure Technology (TRUST) is helping combat electronic identity theft. A second article focuses on how researchers are working on vastly increasing the speed of the internet.

The Future of Optical Networking

Imagine an Internet connection that's 10,000 times faster. A group of
CITRIS researchers are developing the technology that will make that
goal a reality.

Phishers Beware

With electronic identity theft on the rise, TRUST researchers are
fighting back with a growing arsenal of software and legal defenses.

CITRIS October 2006 Newsletter

Dear Members and Friends of CITRIS,

One
of the great pleasures of working for CITRIS is the opportunity to see
the technologies that will profoundly …

Berkeley Nano Opportunity Challenge 2006

Berkeley Nano Opportunity Challenge 2006 brings together scientists, engineers, and business students to evaluate potential applications and commercial opportunities for ideas and innovations in Nanotechnology and related areas. Abstracts deadline: Oct. 27

New Multicampus Hazards California Institute

Preventing California’s many natural hazards from turning into natural disasters is the aim of the new California Hazards Institute, a multicampus research program of the University of California.