Spring 2012 Research Exchange Seminar Series Schedule

Free and open to the public, the Research Exchange Seminar Series is a weekly roundtable of presentations and discussions that highlight ways to frame and tackle societal-scale research issues. All talks may be viewed on our YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/citrisuc. All talks take place at noon in the Banatao Auditorium on the 3rd floor of Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley, unless otherwise noted.

Webviewing at UC Davis: 1003 Kemper Hall
Webviewing at UC Merced: SE1 100
Webviewing at UC Santa Cruz: SOE E2 Building, Room 506

JANUARY 25  From Information to Foresight: Getting Beyond the Bits
Laura Haas [Director of Computer Science at Almaden Research Center]
Link to YouTube video

FEBRUARY 1   Open Source Robotics
Steve Cousins [President and CEO, Willow Garage]
Link to YouTube video

FEBRUARY 8  The Untold Story of How Billions in Government Savings is Likely to Result from Current Administration IT Reforms
Marti Hearst  [Professor in the School of Information, UC Berkeley]
Video is not available

FEBRUARY 15  Managing Historical Collections with IT
David de Lorenzo [Associate Director, The Bancroft Library]
Link to YouTube video

FEBRUARY 22   Technology Future Shock: Society, Policy, and Innovation in the Digital World

Dan Reed [Corporate Vice President of Technology Policy and Strategy, Microsoft]
Link to YouTube video

FEBRUARY 29  Designing for the Market in Developing Economies
Kurt Kornbluth [Founding Director, UC Davis Program for International Energy Technologies/D-Lab]
Link to YouTube video

MARCH 7  Improving Health Care through Remote Monitoring:  Evidence from the CTA Diffusion Grants Program
David Lindeman [Director, Center for Technology and Aging]
Link to YouTube video

MARCH 14  Printed Electronic Systems: The Confluence of Printing and Semiconductors
Vivek Subramanian [Professor of EECS, UC Berkeley]
Link to YouTube video

MARCH 21  Four Mobile Machines: Combining Information Design with Persuasion Design to Change Behavior
Aaron Marcus [President, AM+A]
Link to YouTube video

MARCH 28  No seminar due to Spring Break

APRIL 4   Robots, Climate, and the Life and Death of Marine Microbes
James Bellingham [Chief Technologist, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute]
Link to YouTube video

APRIL 11  Experiments and Modeling to Study Technologies Aimed at Behavior Change

Joan Walker [Asst. Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley]
Link to YouTube video

APRIL 18 Using Cell Phones for Biomedical Device Development and Education Applications
Sebastian Wachsmann-Hogiu [Facilities Director at the NSF Center for
Biophotonics, Science and Technology, UC Davis]
Link to YouTube video

APRIL 25   Measuring and Interpreting Fluxes of Trace Gases Across Local and Global Networks
Dennis Baldocchi, [Professor of Biometeorology, UC Berkeley]
Link to YouTube video

MAY 2  Visualization and Analysis of Large Data from Simulations
Hank Childs [Computer Systems Engineer, Visualization Group at LBNL]
Link to YouTube video