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Operation Recovery

CITRIS’s Katrina Recovery Task Force (KRTF) is already playing an
important role in the efforts to rebuild areas devastated by the

CITRIS Newsletter for October 2005

Dear Members and Friends of CITRIS,

the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation continued to play out
in Louisiana, Mississippi and indeed all …

Citris Efforts for Katrina Relief and Infrastructure Rebuilding

On September 8 CITRIS held a Town Hall meeting to discuss strategies for the re-invigoration and rebuilding of the infrastructures devastated by hurricane Katrina. To this effect a new web site has been launched to coordinate the CITRIS Investigations of Hurricane Katrina.

Watch Video of Town Hall Meeting

New CITRIS-affiliated Center is Launched

College of Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley,
recently announced the launch of the Center for Entrepreneurship and
Technology (CET), a new academic program and industry partnership that
will educate the next generation of technical leaders on
entrepreneurship in a changing, global economy.

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,

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.