Members of the CITRIS center TRUST briefed the UK House of Lords Science and Technology committee in the spring. Summaries of their talks can be found in the final report, "Personal Internet Security."
Robert C. Dynes, a renowned physicist who rose to become head of the 10-campus university system, announced Monday his intention to step down as president by June 2008, nearly five years after he took over leadership of the University of California.
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.
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, 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.
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.