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Davis Powers Up its Energy Research

With a set of major new initiatives and grants, CITRIS campus UC Davis is taking its energy research to the next level.

December ’06 Newsletter

Dear Members and Friends of CITRIS,

Dear members and friends of CITRIS,
As one year ends and another begins, we take a look at two similar
transitions …

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.