Headquartered at UC Santa Barbara, the new NSF AI Institute will also harness Berkeley expertise.
Can AI can be regulated? Russell discusses on WBUR
AI expert and UC Berkeley professor Stuart Russell addressed AI regulation in an interview with the hosts of WBUR’s “On Point.”
Bayen weighs in on autonomous vehicles with WSJ
CITRIS PI Alexandre Bayen was interviewed by The Wall Street Journal about the challenges facing self-driving vehicles.
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.
CITRIS and BAIR co-host distinguished AI seminar series
Speakers include CITRIS PIs and computer scientists Michael Jordan and Stuart Russell, as well as psychologist Alison Gopnik and law professor Pamela Samuelson.
Farid talks AI-written journalism with Washington Post
CITRIS PI Hany Farid discusses the implications of CNET’s forays into articles written entirely by artificial intelligence.
CITRIS PI discusses potential impact of AI in Russia-Ukraine war
UC Berkeley researcher Stuart Russell notes that the technology to autonomously target humans with drones could be built by a grad student in a single term.
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.
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.
Levine, Abbeel announce innovations in walking robots
Two CITRIS People and Robots researchers are making great strides in teaching robots to walk and move in record time.
Goldberg’s AUTOLab breaks robotic laundry-folding speed record
Research by CPAR Director Ken Goldberg and team will be presented at the IEEE/RSJ IROS2022 conference.
On the cutting edge of robotic surgery: Bahareh Nejad serves as physician, international instructor
The CITRIS PI and UC Davis Health OB-GYN uses specially designed robots to conduct surgery — and shares her expertise with colleagues across an ocean.
CITRIS at UC Santa Cruz announces 2022 campus seed awards
The recipients will receive up to $40,000 to pursue multidisciplinary projects related to climate resilience.
AI Policy Hub announces its inaugural cohort
Launched in spring 2022, the UC Berkeley AI Policy Hub has welcomed its first cohort of graduate student researchers.
Farid talks rise of disinformation, AI in NPR, Washington Post
CITRIS researcher Hany Farid discussed the risks of disinformation that grow with the advent of multimedia manipulated by artificial intelligence.
New Sun Road partners with PG&E on remote microgrids
PG&E will be using New Sun Road technology to establish a set of remote microgrids in wildfire-prone locations in California.
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.
Goldberg’s AUTOLab reports significant advance in robotic surgery
As far as the researchers are aware, this is the first instance of a robot outperforming a human in a surgery-related training task.
CITRIS PIs receive $5.7M to advance cyber-physical systems research
UC Santa Cruz researcher Ricardo Sanfelice will lead the project, and UC Berkeley’s Murat Arcak will serve as a co-investigator.
Pieter Abbeel receives ACM Prize in Computing
The CITRIS PI and UC Berkeley professor been honored by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for his work on robot learning.
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.
DREAMS/CPAR Seminar – John Baras
Abbeel addresses AI advancements
CITRIS PI Pieter Abbeel sees robots becoming an integral part of our lives in the next five years.
With CITRIS at UC Merced’s NexTech Robotics, building is believing
NexTech, a hands-on outreach program run by students at UC Merced, uses robotics to teach middle school students STEM concepts.