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Research by CITRIS researchers and corporate partners is helping bring
high tech to the developing world at a price that's right.

April ’06 Newsletter

Applying innovative technology to meet the needs of society is
central to CITRIS's mission. In this newsletter, we focus on two areas
of research that …

CITRIS Asia Research Symposium, Tokyo

The first CITRIS-Asia Research Symposium: Innovative Technologies in the Service of Society was held on April 10 in Tokyo, Japan. At this meeting, University of California professors and affiliated researchers gave talks covering a broad range of technological issues. Pictured at right: Masakazu Toyoda; Director-General Commerce and Information Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).

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Western Institute of Nanoelectronics launched

The University of California, Berkeley; UCLA’s Henry Samueli School of
Engineering and Applied Science; UC Santa Barbara; and Stanford University are
teaming up to launch the Western Institute of Nanoelectronics, one of the world’s largest joint research
programs focusing on the pioneering technology called "spintronics." More

$20K CITRIS competition for student ideas

CITRIS is sponsoring a $20K "white paper" competition that is open to teams of undergraduate and graduate students from all 4 CITRIS campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Santa Cruz, and Merced). Papers are due May 1, 2006. More

IBM Researchers Visit UC Merced

The UC Merced School of Engineering recently hosted two researchers from the IBM Almaden Research Center: Associate Lab Director Robin Williams and Senior Manager of Service Systems Research Paul Maglio, who presented examples of research and ideas on future directions from Almaden and discussed CITRIS and other collaboration possibilities.

Interview with Robert Bea online

UC Berkeley professor Robert Bea discusses the progress of levee rebuildng in New Orleans in an online interview with the Earth & Sky radio series.

CITRIS Newsletter

The latest edition of the CITRIS Newsletter features an article on the pioneering new research and new collaborations UC Merced and another article on the emergence of services, a new field of education and research being developed with help from CITRIS.