Research partners from MITRE, CITRIS Health, UC Davis and UC Merced worked with health care teams to identify digital health barriers and co-create new ways to address them.

Lighthouse for Older Adults

Working in partnership with senior living providers, Lighthouse researchers conducted focus groups with residents and staff to identify barriers to technology use.

Superhighway for data-intensive science

Imagine watching volcanic plumes erupting miles beneath the ocean’s surface, in real time. Or using machine learning techniques to detect changes in the starry sky […]

Using AI to detect and prevent falls

SafelyYou, a startup emanating from CITRIS seed-funding, uses AI-enabled camera systems to detect, in real time, falls of individuals with dementia. “The sooner we can […]

Beyond the Brink

Drought, climate change, an aging infrastructure and growing population threaten the water California’s San Joaquin Valley uses to supply most of the nation’s produce and […]

CoolClimate Network

Scaling up adoption of low carbon technologies and practices through smart decision-making tools, transformational programs and enabling policies. The CoolClimate Approach The climate crisis is […]

CITRIS & ITESM Seed Funding Opportunities

About CITRIS & ITESM Seed Funding Opportunities CITRIS and the Banatao Institute create information technology solutions for society’s most pressing challenges. Established in 2001, the […]

Deep Energy Efficiency

Already a leader in the shift to sustainable energy systems, in 2013 the University of California Carbon Neutrality Initiative made a commitment to re-doubling efforts […]

Interactive Urban Light Project

With Brittney Silva’s tragic May 2014 death fresh in everyone’s memory, the city of San Leandro began collaboration efforts between them and the University of […]


Chancellor’s Award for Public Service 2015-16 for Campus-Community collaboration with the City of Vallejo AppCivist is a platform for democratic assembly and collaborative decision-making. It […]


Dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika viruses continue to expand dramatically worldwide in large part due to failed efforts to control the principal mosquito vector, Aedes aegypti. The […]

WordWalk, PokerWalk, & BingoWalk

WordWalk, PokerWalk, and BingoWalk are iPad-based games designed to encourage walking, sociality, exploration and use of city spaces, and cognitive health.  The games have been […]

Label This!

By Amy Azzarito, Assistant Director of Online Strategy, Library at the University of California, Davis Maynard Amerine, a professor of viticulture and enology at UC […]

Smart Infrastructure in Affordable Housing

The UCSC-Cabrillo College Ecotopia House is a “tiny house” designed to minimize residential ecological footprint through both construction and operation. More sustainable technologies promise new […]