May 10 2015
CITRIS @ UC Merced is proud to present the finalists for our 2015 Mobile App Challenge! Seventeen teams competed in the semifinals on May 2nd, and seven have moved on to the finals on Friday, May 15th. Click here for more information about the finals event.   Finalists Team Fun-D created an app that lets users contribute to charities and organizations by playing games on their phone.   Team Switch created an app that allows people to wirelessly control their appliances with a wifi-controlled power outlet.   Team Outpost created an educational math game that...
Jan 24 2015
Innovation is at the heart of the University of California. In university labs and in companies, UC researchers and alumni work in R&D to improve our collective future. From healthcare to the environment, from clean energy to big data, we live in an era of unprecedented technological challenges and opportunities. Now more than ever, creativity and analytic thinking are in great demand. Sponsored by CITRIS and supported by EECS, the new “Frontiers in Information Technology” seminar series brings to UC Merced visionary innovators from leading industries that are working to create the next...
Dec 11 2014
CITRIS @ UC Merced is pleased to welcome Dr. Stefano Foresti to the School of Engineering. Stefano will start on December 15, and be working with the School of Engineering as an academic administrator. Stefano holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Pavia, Italy, and spent about 20 years with the University of Utah as an adjunct professor, and as a director of various labs and initiatives. He started his career as a post-doc at IBM in New York. Stefano has long experience working in startups, and he has also taught CSE classes with UC Merced over the past 2 years. Dr....