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ASME Nano: Conference 2005

Floyd Kvamme, co-Chairman of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), spoke at the ASME Nano: Conference 2005, which was held at the Berkeley College of Engineering in Sibley Auditorium on Sept 14-16. The conference focused on state-of-the art Devices and Systems, Nanoscale Phenomena, and Nanomanufacturing. Read more >>

Connections III

"Connections III"
a meeting on Health Information and Communication Technology (HICT)
took place on August 11 in Berkeley. This was the third in a series of
workshops sponsored jointly by research groups in Denmark (the Alexandra Institute, Aarhus), Finland (Tampere University of Technology, Tampere), and the USA (Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society and the Center for Health Care Research, Berkeley) to develop innovative new technologies.

These Researchers Have Flippers

To better understand and map the Pacific Ocean, CITRIS-affiliated
researcher Dr. Daniel P. Costa and his team have enlisted the help of
some very unusual research assistants. Together they're providing the
world with an unprecedented map of the mysterious deep.

Hey Earth, What’s Shaking?

A CITRIS-sponsored project is making a useful-but-costly tool for
predicting how the ground will respond during an earthquake smaller,
cheaper, and easier to use.

August ’05 Newsletter

Dear Members and Friends of CITRIS,

At
first glance, the two projects featured in this month's newsletter
couldn't seem more different. The …

Building Nature’s Wet Labs

Two CITRIS-affiliated researchers are creating laboratories out in
nature to study how California's water quality can be restored.

Electric Transformation

A multidisciplinary group of CITRIS-affiliated researchers are
developing a system that will revolutionize how Californians consume
electricity.

June ’05 Newsletter

Dear Members and Friends of CITRIS,

Making
sure California has sufficient power and protecting its water supply
are among two of the greatest challenges …

CITRIS Headquarters Building Update

New designs for CITRIS’s future headquarters make it more efficient,
affordable, and flexible–and the new nanofabrication facilities aren’t
too shabby, either.

If you build it, will they come?

A new CITRIS-sponsored study reveals that making rich digital resources available to college educators is only half the battle.