Jay J. Han, MD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of California Davis School of Medicine. He is the Associate Director of the NIDRR-funded UC Davis Rehabilitation Research Training Center (RRTC) in Neuromuscular Diseases, and the Director of the Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship.
Amenta is a professor and chair of Computer Science at UC Davis and is part of the Visualization and Graphics Research Group. She works in computational geometry, using discrete geometry to develop algorithms for problems in areas like computer graphics and simulation. Her recent research has focused on the construction of good models of 3D objects from clouds of points, improvements in the construction of basic geometric structures, and visualization for computational biology. She is the recipient of an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship and an NSF CAREER award.
Professor Ken Goldberg is Faculty Director of the CITRIS People and Robots Initiative. He previously served as Faculty Director of the CITRIS Data and Democracy Initiative and is a Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR), with an appointment in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UC Berkeley.
Warren Sack is a software designer and media theorist whose work explores theories and designs for online public space and public discussion.
Carl Blumstein is Managing Director of the CITRIS Sustainable Infrastructures Initiative. He is also Director of the California Institute for Energy and Environment (CIEE). Carl’s recent work includes publications on evaluation and incentives for energy efficiency programs, administration of energy efficiency programs, restructuring in the electric power supply industry, the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, and the role of market transformation in energy efficiency programs.
Eric Paulos is co-Director of the CITRIS Invention Lab, which he co-founded in 2012. He works at the interface between computing and the humanities, with research research and creative activities encompassing both human-computer interactions and New Media arts. He is jointly appointed in EECS at UC Berkeley and the Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM).
Patrick Scaglia is co-Founder of the CITRIS Foundry technology incubator program. He serves on the CITRIS Advisory Board and is a consultant and technology advisor to startup ventures. Patrick was a Hewlett Packard Executive for 12 years, seven of those as CTO, and most recently as VP and CTO of HP Cloud Services and Applications.
James Holston is Co-Director of the CITRIS Social Apps Lab and Professor of Sociocultural Anthropology at UC Berkeley. His current research examines the worldwide insurgence of democratic citizenships in the context of global urbanization.
Bill Flounders is Executive Director of the Berkeley Marvell Nanofabrication Laboratory, located at CITRIS headquarters on the UC Berkeley campus. He received the B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University in 1985 and the Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 1992.
Jennifer Granholm served as Michigan’s 47th governor from 2003 to 2011. She is a Senior Research Fellow at CITRIS, focused on development of clean energy policy and technology roadmaps through the The American Jobs Project.
Professor Tarek Zohdi is Chair of the Designated Emphasis in Computational and Data Science and Engineering (DE-CDSE) program at UC Berkeley. DE-CDSE is an interdisciplinary graduate minor coordinated through CITRIS that trains students to use and manage scientific data.
During his 42-year career at IBM, Dr. Jean Paul Jacob’s research interests have covered software engineering, artificial intelligence, multimedia, personal digital assistants and decision-support systems. He has given hundreds of interviews and multimedia presentations throughout the world on informatics for the 21st century — a view of how people will use computers and computing and how it will affect their lives and business/society at large.
Interests: Remote sensing of environmental properties and landscape analysis utilizing optical, microwave, and thermal scanners; radiation interactions in plant canopies and application to hydrological and ecological problems. Degrees: B.S. Biology – California State University Hayward M.S. Biology – California State University Hayward Ph.D. Botany – University of California Davis Graduate Group Membership: Atmospheric Science Graduate […]
Alexandra “Sascha” von Meier is the Director of the California Institute for Energy and the Environment’s Electric Grid program area, which focuses on power distribution systems, Smart Grid issues, and the integration of distributed and intermittent generation.
My research lies at the intersection of information technology and process systems engineering with the goal of addressing the systems and control challenges in advanced manufacturing and energy systems for a sustainable society. My research interests include systems analysis and predictive control of uncertain nonlinear systems.
Research interest: air pollution Sustainability and Healthy Environment are key for any future.
My research focuses on ubiquitous computing, statistical learning and machine learning with applications in occupancy sensing, indoor localization, smart home, Internet of Things and cyber-physical systems. My developed indoor positioning systems facilitate realizing various indoor location-based services and also improving the energy efficiency in buildings, which matches with the CITRIS Sustainable Infrastructures Initiative. My designed […]
Prem Devanbu started off in Industrial software development, first at Perkin-Elmer; then at Bell Labs, first in software development and then in research, at Murray Hill, NJ; with the big travestyture, Devanbu went to AT&T Labs Research in Florham Park. Devanbu have been at UC Davis since late 1997. His undergraduate education was at IIT, Madras in India; his doctoral work was done under Prof. Borgida at Rutgers University in the Garden State,which is a lovely place, actually; although the Golden State also has much to offer .
Ravnit is the Administrative Specialist and Project Coordinator at CITRIS Headquarters at UC Berkeley. She is also the Graduate Student Advising Officer for the UC Berkeley Designated Emphasis in Computational and Data Science and Engineering (DE-CDSE).
My research is focused on advancing sensor network analytics which bridges the gap between research and application of sensing networks. This is fully in line with the CITRIS mission to shorten the pipeline between world-class laboratory research and the development of applications, platforms, companies, and even new industries. Sensing networks are new technology on the […]
My work on 3D visualizations of ancient Egyptian sites aligns with the CITRIS mission of ‘Connected Communities’ and the innovative use of virtual reality/augmented reality (VR/AR) applications for cultural heritage preservation. Research interests: Egyptology; Archaeology; Digital Humanities; Virtual Reality; Ancient landscapes; Temples and ritual sites; Women and gender
Currently up to 30% of spinal fusion patients will need a revision surgery within 10 years of their first surgery. We are developing new computational models to advance spine surgery outcomes. Research interests: Soft tissue biomechanics. My group uses computational and experimental approaches to understand joint- and tissue-level mechanical behaviors of the soft tissues in […]
UC Berkeley kicks off a video series on tech advancements with a look at the CITRIS Foundry company Lioness.
CITRIS UC Merced faculty advisor Erin Hestir uses the latest in environmental sensing technology to analyze the amount of...
“It’s heartbreaking when you know the technology is there,” says CITRIS Policy Lab affiliate scholar Louise Comfort, who has...