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).
A recent landmark agreement increases the collaboration between the University of California System, including CITRIS, and leading Indian scientific organizations and universities, to a far deeper level in areas of science, technology, research and education. More
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
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
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.
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.