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CITRIS Research Exchange, Fall 2006 Schedule

These popular talks are held every Wednesday at
noon in 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building on the UC Berkeley campus and are
all free, open to the general public, broadcast live online, and archived on the
CITRIS website.

PrIMed for Collaboration

A CITRIS pilot project is bringing the tools of information technology
to the field of combustion science for the benefit of all.

Here Comes The Sun

Fuel your car for 40 cents a gallon? It may sound like a pipe dream, but
it’s one of many research goals in the pipeline of an ambitious,
multidisciplinary endeavor called Helios.

CITRIS June 2006 Newsletter

Dear Members and Friends of CITRIS,

climate change, national security concerns, and rising pollution are
just some of the problems caused, in …

Solving the Problem of Access to Clean Water

An SF Chronicle article details the efforts of three UC Berkeley engineering students who have been recognized by campus
officials for their efforts to help people in impoverished areas of India, Sri
Lanka and Mexico secure clean drinking water and save lives by reducing a
potentially devastating threat to public health.

Agricultural projects win CITRIS White paper competition

Two agricultural proposals’one on supporting
urban agriculture in Mexico City and the other on alleviating water scarcity in
California farming’are co-winners of the first annual CITRIS White Paper
competition and will receive $7500 each.

Monitoring for Historical Sites

Work by CITRIS researcher Steve Glaser is helping to preserve Masada, a World Heritage Site in Israel. In mid-August, Glaser will set up seismic monitoring stations at the visitors
center at the base of the mountain and at the watchtower on top.