Naturalist Certificate Training opportunity at UC Merced

The UC Merced Vernal Pools Reserve in partnership with the Merced County UC Cooperative Extension Office and Upper Merced River Watershed Council will offer another UC California Naturalist certificate training in Spring 2016 on the campus of UC Merced.

Tight Race for the Grand Prize at the 2015 Mobile App Challenge

This year, the CITRIS orchestrated Mobile App Challenge had a particularly tight race to win the Grand Prize of $5000. The 7 finalists went through another round of judging as part of the School of Engineering's Innovate to Grow event involving pitches and poster presentations. Honorable mentions were given to teams Pill ID and Spinewatch.  In the end, team Switch with an app that can wirelessly control home appliances took home the prize.  

Professor Joins Major New Robotics Initiative

UC Merced Professor Stefano Carpin will serve on the executive board of a new multidisciplinary research enterprise called the People and Robots Initiative, by the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS).