Meet the people that make CITRIS at UC Davis what it is - our faculty researchers. With over 150 research faculty connected through CITRIS in over 30 departments, schools and centers, UC Davis has a broad network of experts changing the world with the help of CITRIS funding.
This past year, in competition for the 2021 CITRIS Seed Awards, teams from the University of California campuses at Berkeley, Davis, Davis Health, Merced and Santa Cruz submitted 47 proposals for innovative, early-stage projects that emphasize collaboration across two or more institutions.
Of those highly competetive proposals, thirteen were chosen for funding - eleven of which included researchers from UC Davis. CITRIS at UC Davis is proud to have 19 Principal Investigators associated with these innovative projects.
Air-drag-reducing microstructured surfaces (ARMS) for improved fuel efficiency
Auditing the compliance of California consumer privacy regulations at scale
Automated wearable ophthalmic imaging device
Clearing the air: Using smart thermostats to improve wildfire resiliency in Californian homes
Electric tractors: Identifying paths to clean energy in farming operations
Haptic smart phone-cover: A real-time navigation system for individuals with visual impairment
Mapping the global use of water resources in agriculture
Persistent, autonomous, patient-centered monitoring and its application to pressure injury prevention
The power of health in Africa: A novel data collection approach for analyzing how distributed energy systems support vaccine cold chain resilience
Uncrewed aerial vehicle swarms for large-scale and real-time air toxin measurement near wildland-urban-interface fires
Wearable sensor technologies for continuous monitoring of function and capacity in older adults
A strong cohort of UC Davis and UC Davis Health lead and co-investigators have received SEED Funding awards over the past several award cycles. A full list of researchers in a variety of departments and disciplines is listed below for funded awards since 2016.
Evolution and Ecology
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Feminist Research Institute
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Biological and Chemical Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
UC Davis Health
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