CITRIS PI Alexandre Bayen was interviewed by The Wall Street Journal about the challenges facing self-driving vehicles.
Bayen weighs in on autonomous vehicles with WSJ
Preparing for a warming world: CITRIS at the vanguard of climate tech research
By supporting interdisciplinary work and seeding multicampus projects, CITRIS helps to keep the University of California at the forefront of climate mitigation and adaptation efforts.
Sanfelice to develop safer GPS alternative for aerial vehicles
CITRIS Aviation Director Ricardo Sanfelice has received support from the Air Force Research Laboratory to design a position, navigation and timing system that is more secure and reliable than GPS.
CIDER receives FAA drone training designation
UC Santa Cruz is the first UC campus to receive FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems Collegiate Training Initiative (UAS-CTI) program designation.
Job opportunity: CITRIS/CIDER administrative and program assistant
UC Santa Cruz’s Baskin School of Engineering is looking for a full-time administrative and program assistant to support CITRIS.
CITRIS researcher appointed to California Air Resources Board
CITRIS Aviation researcher and UC Berkeley professor Susan Shaheen will help oversee climate policy implementation within the state.
Evolution on fast forward: Grace Gu engineers AI-optimized, bioinspired materials
The CITRIS PI and UC Berkeley mechanical engineer takes inspiration from nature and uses machine learning to create more efficient materials.
The latest research buzz at UC Santa Cruz: Drones
Unique to the UC Santa Cruz campus, CIDER officially launched in late 2021 with 20 undergraduate students in its first Pilot-in-Training Mentorships in winter 2022.
CITRIS selects 8 multicampus projects for 2022 Seed Awards
The eight selected proposals, submitted by interdisciplinary teams from Berkeley, Davis, Merced and Santa Cruz, will receive up to $60,000 for their work, thanks in part to external philanthropic support.
Job opportunity: CITRIS Aviation Program Coordinator
UC Santa Cruz is looking for a full-time program coordinator to perform, coordinate and manage administrative services for the CITRIS Aviation research initiative.
Siemens gift supports University of California STEM outreach to underserved communities
The donation to CITRIS — an “easy decision,” said partners at Siemens — helped bring skills training to students across Northern California.
CIDER to assist with ONR-funded ecology survey
The CITRIS Initiative for Drone Education and Research will test forward-looking infrared (FLIR) cameras on drones as a potential tool for counting animals and detecting biological hot spots.
CITRIS Seed Funding offers up to $60K for multicampus research for social good
Investigators from UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Davis Health, UC Merced and UC Santa Cruz are invited to submit proposals for 2022 CITRIS Seed Awards.
Ricardo Sanfelice appointed inaugural director of CITRIS Aviation
Sanfelice, a UC Santa Cruz professor of electrical and computer engineering, offers deep expertise in cyber-physical systems and a long history with the institution.
2022 Davis Drone Academy lifts off, takes flight
The camp, which serves Sacramento-area high school students from underrepresented backgrounds, returned to campus for four days of demos and hands-on learning.
CIDER drone pilot training helps UC Santa Cruz students reach new heights
CIDER aims to reduce barriers to entry into drone research and industry by providing students with the opportunity to gain flight hours with drone hardware.
CIDER drone education program receives $1M from James Irvine Foundation
The CITRIS Initiative for Drone Education and Research at UC Santa Cruz has received a $1 million grant to support workforce development in the Salinas and Pajaro valleys.
CITRIS at UC Merced outreach team teaches kids to fly drones
“Drones and robots are a gateway for young people to explore STEM,” said Leigh Bernacchi, program director of CITRIS at UC Merced.
Director of the UC Center of Excellence on UAS Safety, and Assistant Adjunct Professor of Mechanical Engineering, UC Merced
Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UC Davis
CITRIS Research Exchange – CITRIS Aviation Prize Winners
CITRIS announces winners of first-ever student aviation prize
A team of eight undergraduate and graduate students from UC Merced has won the inaugural CITRIS Aviation Prize.