May 23 2017
 Principal investigators:Lilian Davila (UC Merced, School of Engineering)Judith Zavala (ITESM, School of Medicine and Health)Kit Lam (UC Davis, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine) Primary Research Initiative: CITRIS HealthThe goal in designing drug delivery devices (implants) is to attain predictable and sustained delivery rates. This research will further the understanding and design of efficient implants for eye disease treatment using 3D biocompatible micro-architectures. Investigators will develop models for computational microfluidics...
Apr 26 2017
The Philippine-California Advanced Research Institutes (PCARI) Project is a new approach to enhance the skills and expertise of faculty and staff of Philippine universities and colleges, through scholarships, training and research partnerships with top-notch research universities in California, USA, in the priority areas of information infrastructure development (IID) and health innovation and translational medicine (HITM).With the support from PCARI, Professor Abel Chuang from UC Merced and Professors Rinlee Butch Cervera and Joey Ocon from UP Diliman received a two-year funding award to...
Feb 21 2017
The Center of Information Technology and Research for the Interest of Society (CITRIS) is an organization that cares deeply about the future of technological innovation to address social issues. The CITRIS student team this year had the opportunity to partake in the 2017 HackMerced to not only assist with the event, but to also take leadership roles.What Is HackMerced?The second annual HackMerced is a 36-hour hackathon and competition that provides individuals and teams the resources they need to create an app that is unique. The large-scale event welcomes students from other college campuses...
Mark Santiago, our Full-Stack Web Developer, and his team won The Best Domain Name hack.