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December 15, 2017
Company Based on UC San Diego Technology Gets Infusion of Capital

The company Tortuga Logic -- cofounded by a UC San Diego computer science professor and two CSE alumni -- has received $2 million in seed funding from Eclipse Ventures to expand engineering, sales and marketing.[more]

 

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11.6.2015
"Futurism"
Robots May Help Us Better Understand Human Development

Futurism describes Qualcomm Institute affiliate Javier Movellano's use of a baby-imitating robot to discover when and why babies smile. With the help of the robot, Movellano's team discerned that babies time their smiles in order to maximize the smiles of those around them.
[more]

11.5.2015
"KCBS 740 AM (San Francisco, Calif.)"
Science Today

Reporters from the CBS/University of California radio program "Science Today" speak with Qualcomm Institute affiliate Rob Knight about the American Gut Project, a crowd-funded and crowd-sourced project that will allow participants to see what their microbiome looks like.

11.5.2015
"10 News San Diego—10News at 6PM"
Study Looks at Neighborhood's Impact on Health

Reporters from San Diego's local ABC television affiliate describe a new study led by Qualcomm Institute affiliate Jacqueline Kerr: the Community of Mine study, which is recruiting participants from San Diego County to determine how neighborhoods influence residents' cancer risk.

11.4.2015
"KPBS News"
Study Aims To Locate How San Diego Neighborhoods Affect ...

David Wagner profiles Qualcomm Institute affiliate Jacqueline Kerr's new "Community of Mine" study, which will collect data on how 700 San Diego residents' neighborhoods influence their cancer risk.
[more]

11.4.2015
"The San Diego Union-Tribune"
Broad scope at San Diego Asian Film Festival

Marcia Manna reports on the 16th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival, the largest Asian film festival on the West Coast. Two events of the festival—a panel discussion and the Taiwan Film Showcase—were held at the Qualcomm Institute's Atkinson Hall auditorium.
[more]

11.3.2015
"GeekWire"
New startup building 'desktop supercomputer,' seeking ...

GeekWire reports on a new desktop supercomputer, the Pattern Computer, designed by a team of experts that included Calit2 Director Larry Smarr and QI affiliate Ken Kreutz-Delgado. It will be built at the QI's FiRe Lab and will connect to the Calit2-led Pacific Research Platform.
[more]

11.3.2015
"San Diego Business Journal"
UC San Diego to Launch Robotics Institute

SDBJ's Brad Graves reports on UC San Diego's newly launched Contextual Robotics Institute, which will support a broad array of robotics research that builds in part on previous work by QI affiliates. The piece also was republished by San Diego's local NBC affiliate, NBC News 7.
[more]

11.3.2015
"NBC 7 San Diego"
UC San Diego to Launch Contextual Robotics Institute

San Diego's NBC affiliate shares the San Diego Business Journal's overview of the newly created Contextual Robotics Institute at UC San Diego, which will build on and connect with robotics research carried out by many Qualcomm Institute faculty affiliates.
[more]

11.2.2015
"UC San Diego News Center"
NSF Funds 'Big Data' Innovation Hub for the Western U.S.

The San Diego Supercomputer Center's Jan Zverina discusses a new NSF program that will fund a 'Big Data' Innovation Hub for the Western United States, enabling academia, industry and government to collaborate on big data-centric research in a range of disciplines.
[more]

10.31.2015
"Times of San Diego"
16th San Diego Asian Film Festival Screens Latest from 20...

Luis Monteagudo Jr. offers an preview of the 16th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival, which features more than 130 cinematic works by filmmakers from 20 countries. The festival's Taiwan Film Showcase (Nov. 6-8) will be held at the Qualcomm Institute's Atkinson Hall auditorium.
[more]

10.31.2015
"Los Angeles Times"
Developing the robot of the future

Gary Robbins reports on UC San Diego's newly established Contextual Robotics Institute, which builds on previous robotics work (particularly in the field of wireless health sensors) conducted by Qualcomm Institute affiliates.
[more]

10.31.2015
"KCBS 740 AM (San Francisco, Calif.)"
A microbial look at how dogs may affect their owner's health

San Francisco, Calif.'s local CBS radio affiliate airs a "Science Today" interview with Qualcomm Institute Rob Knight, who discusses how dogs' and dog owners' shared microbes might influence health.
[more]

10.30.2015
"MarketWatch"
UCI to Unveil Microsemi Innovation Lab at Nov. 3 Grand ...

MarketWatch reports that semiconductor company Microsemi Corporation has funded a new laboratory, the Microsemi Innovation Lab, at the UC Irvine division of Calit2. The lab will house state-of-the-art fabrication and prototyping facilities, and will open Nov. 3, 2015.
[more]

10.30.2015
"India West"
Ravi Kapoor's 'Miss India America' to Open San Diego ...

India West previews the 16th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival's opening night film, Ravi Kapoor's award-winning "Miss India America." The Qualcomm Institute's Atkinson Hall auditorium, one of the venues for this year's SDAFF, will host the Taiwan Film Showcase (Nov. 6-8).
[more]

10.30.2015
"KPBS News"
Salk Scientists Fight Harmful Bacteria With More Bacteria

KPBS's David Wagner quotes Qualcomm Institute affiliate Rob Knight, a microbiology expert, in a story about Salk Institute researchers who used a helpful E. coli strain to combat salmonella- and pneumonia-induced muscle-wasting in mice.
[more]

10.29.2015
"헤럴드경제 미주판 (Korea Herald Business)"
16회 샌디에고 아시안 영화제 11월 5일 개막

In this Korean language article, the Korea Herald Business staff report on the annual San Diego Asian Film Festival, now entering its 16th year. The festival's Taiwan Film Showcase (Nov. 6-8) will be held in the Qualcomm Institute's Atkinson Hall auditorium.
[more]

10.29.2015
"The Cougar Chronicle"
San Diego Asian Film Festival celebrates its sweet 16

Cal State San Marcos's student newspaper discusses the 16th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival, which will screen more than 130 works by filmmakers from 20 countries. The SDAFF's Taiwan Film Showcase (Nov. 6-8) will be held at the Qualcomm Institute's Atkinson Hall auditorium.
[more]

10.29.2015
"FOX 40 News (Sacramento, Calif.)"
FOX 40 News at 10 p.m.

Qualcomm Institute affiliate Rob Knight describes the medical potential of research on human microbiomes in this interview with Sacramento, Calif.'s FOX News affiliate.

10.28.2015
"The San Diego Union-Tribune"
UCSD to create robots that see, think and do

In a discussion of UC San Diego's Contextual Robotics Institute, Gary Robbins notes the university's strength in software and sensor development, citing how researchers (like QI affiliates Ramon Huerta and Kevin Patrick) have monitored health non-invasively with wireless sensors.
[more]

10.28.2015
"Science Today"
A microbial look at how dogs may affect their owner's health

In a recent broadcast of the University of California's science radio program, aired on CBS radio affiliates nationwide, Qualcomm Institute faculty affiliate Rob Knight discusses how the microbes shared by dogs and dog owners might impact their well-being.
[more]

10.25.2015
"Yuma News Now"
Actual Reality Beckons at Conference on Future of ...

Yuma News Now reposts a calit2.net web article, written by Tiffany Fox, about the recent Future of Virtual Reality conference at UC San Diego. Attendees included QI Director Ramesh Rao and affiliates Falko Kuester, Thomas Levy, Thomas DeFanti, Sheldon Brown and Peter Otto.
[more]

10.24.2015
"WBBM Newsradio 780 AM (Chicago, Ill.)"
A microbial look at how dogs may affect their owner's health

WBBM Newsradio, Chicago's local CBS radio affiliate, airs an interview with Qualcomm Institute affiliate Rob Knight, who details the health impact of dogs' and dog owners' shared microbes. The interview originally was recorded for the radio program "Science Today."
[more]

10.23.2015
"CBS News"
Fecal transplants need better regulation, experts say

Mary Brophy Marcus reports on a recent British Medial Journal editorial, co-authored by QI affiliate Rob Knight, which calls for more research on fecal transplants. The procedure is most commonly used to treat intestinal infections from the bacterium C. difficile.
[more]

10.22.2015
"MobiHealthNews"
Two years after FDA letter, 23andMe finally relaunches ...

Aditi Pai reports on the relaunching of 23andMe's Personal Genome Service genetic tests, now in accordance with FDA regulations. Calit2 has a history of involvement with the company; Pai notes that Director Larry Smarr is an advisor for 23andMe and Pfizer's joint research on IBD.
[more]

10.14.2015
"SiliconIndia"
Universal Compatible Wireless Charger Soon

SiliconIndia speaks with Qualcomm Institute affiliate Patrick Mercier about his research team's new invention: a wireless charger that can charge devices from different brands simultaneously, across a broad range of wireless frequencies.
[more]

10.14.2015
"WQXR—New York's Classical Music Radio Station"
Seven Uniquely Inspiring Residencies for Composers

Reporter Amanda Angel includes the Qualcomm Institute's composer-in-residence program in a roundup of the seven most unique composition residencies. The QI's current composer-in-residence is Lei Liang, Professor of Music at UC San Diego.
[more]

10.14.2015
"Chennaionline"
One Universal Wireless Charger for all your gadgets

A Chennaionline report describes a new wireless charger that can charge devices from multiple brands, using different wireless standards, at the same time. The charger was invented by a UC San Diego research team led by Qualcomm Institute affiliate Patrick Mercier.
[more]

10.10.2015
"San Diego Union-Tribune"
New supercomputer extends reach of scientists

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr and Qualcomm Institute faculty affiliate Rob Knight are quoted in an article about Comet, a new supercomputer at UC San Diego that will serve up to 10,000 researchers annually. Smarr and Knight will use Comet for their joint research on microbiology.
[more]

10.7.2015
"Fox News Magazine"
According to Researchers, This Is Why Babies Smile at ....

Newser.com's Evann Gastaldo reports on Qualcomm Institute Javier Movellan's finding that babies time their smiles to maximize the smiles of those around them. Movellan's study programmed a robot, "Diego-San," to imitate a baby, then recorded its interactions with students.
[more]

10.4.2015
"Newsradio 600 KOGO (San Diego, Calif.)"
Newsradio 600 KOGO News Update—10/4/2015

A recent invention by nanoengineer and Qualcomm Institute affiliate Shaochen Chen—a small, magnetically-directed device that can deliver medications to targeted locations inside the human body—is included in a news roundup from San Diego AM radio station 600 KOGO.

10.3.2015
"San Diego Union-Tribune"
High tech health gives hope to sick and injured

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr is quoted by reporter Gary Robbins in this discussion of San Diego's growing biomedical technology ("medtech") industry, dedicated to using technology for personalized and more effective healthcare.
[more]

9.30.2015
"Imperial Valley News"
New Frontiers of Cognitive Networking

Ramin Skibba reports on Qualcomm Institute Director Ramesh Rao and postdoctoral researcher Giorgio Quer's research on cognitive networking, in which wireless networks "learn" the best way to distribute resources among devices and apply their knowledge to future conditions.
[more]

9.30.2015
"ZDNet"
Solving the problem of server side flash

Qualcomm Institute affiliate Steve Swanson's work is cited by Robin Harris in an article on the efficacy and cost of flash memory. Swanson showed that current storage software lags behind the capabilities of new hardware developments and accounts for more than 80% of access time.
[more]

9.28.2015
"The Age"
Complex car software becomes the weak spot under the hood

QI affiliate Stefan Savage is quoted in a story by David Gelles and colleagues about the possibility of hackers infiltrating automobile software.
[more]

9.28.2015
"ABC 10 News Mornings at 5 a.m.—KXTV-SAC"
Study: Baby's Smile is Goal-Oriented

Correspondents from the ABC news affiliate in Sacramento, Calif. describe recent findings from Qualcomm Institute affiliate Javier Movellan, who used a baby-imitating robot to determine that babies time their smiles deliberately to maximize the smiles of those around them.

9.26.2015
"San Diego Union-Tribune"
SD science calendar: Nobels, stem cells and robots

A calendar of upcoming science-related events in San Diego, compiled by Gary Robbins, includes the Contextual Robotics Forum, a one-day robotics conference to be hosted by the Qualcomm Institute on Oct. 30, 2015.
[more]

9.26.2015
"The New York Times"
Complex Car Software Becomes the Weak Spot Under the Hood

Qualcomm Institute affiliate Stefan Savage speaks about automobiles' vulnerability to hacking in this article by David Gelles, Hiroko Tabuchi and Matthew Dolan.
[more]

9.25.2015
"EnterpriseTech"
Larry Smarr: Building the Big Data Superhighway

EnterpriseTech reporter Alison Diana speaks with Calit2 Director Larry Smarr about the history and future of the Pacific Research Platform (PRP), a fiber-optic network that will allow participating universities and research organizations to share big data at high speeds.
[more]

9.25.2015
"HPCwire"
Larry Smarr on Solving the Big Data Challenge in HPC

Reporter Alison Diana interviews Calit2 Director Larry Smarr about the Pacific Research Platform, a fiber-optic network for sharing big data. The interview originally appeared in HPCwire's sister publication, EnterpriseTech.
[more]

9.25.2015
"WBEZ 91.5 (Chicago, Ill.)"
WBEZ 91.5 News—9/25/2015

Graduate student Kevin Kaufmann describes a new invention from Qualcomm Institute affiliate Joseph Wang's nanoengineering lab: a motor that can convert the carbon dioxide in water into calcium bicarbonate. Researchers hope to use it to combat climate change's effect on oceans.

9.25.2015
"CBS 2 News at 5 p.m.—KCBS-TV"
Understanding How Babies Use Smiles

Reporters from CBS 2 in Los Angeles discuss the research of Qualcomm Institute affiliate Javier Movellan, who used a robot programmed to imitate a baby in order to determine when and why babies smile.

9.25.2015
"Los Angeles Times"
Here's how members of the burgeoning digital workforce ...

Design Lab advisory board member Lilly Irani speaks with Travis Marshall about labor rights issues in digital workforces and describes her work on Turkopticon, a program that allows Amazon MTurk workers to warn one another of potentially exploitative employers.
[more]

9.24.2015
"The Inquisitr"
Creepy Baby-Bot Used To Study Why Babies Smile

Shelley Hazen writes about Qualcomm Institute affiliate Javier Movellan's work with "Diego-San," a robot programmed to imitate a baby. By tracking undergraduates' interactions with Diego-San, Movellan found that babies time their smiles to maximize the smiles of others.
[more]

9.24.2015
"TopNews.in"
Researchers find why babies smile

Piyush Diwan reports on Qualcomm Institute affiliate Javier Movellan's finding that babies smile strategically. Through his work with a baby-imitating robot called "Diego-San," Movellan discovered that babies attempt to maximize others' smiles while minimizing their own.
[more]

9.23.2015
"WWJ Newsradio 950 (Detroit, Mich.)"
WWJ Newsradio 950—9/23/2015

Health correspondent Deanna Lites reports on Qualcomm Institute affiliate Javier Movellan's discovery that babies try to make others smile as much as possible, while smiling as infrequently as possible themselves.

9.22.2015
"NPR"
Wherever You Go, Your Personal Cloud Of Microbes Follows

In a story by NPR's Rob Stein, Qualcomm Institute affiliate and microbiologist Rob Knight discusses the potential of research into the human microbiome, the set of microorganisms unique to each individual that we continuously release into our surroundings.
[more]

9.18.2015
"The News-Gazette (Champaign, Ill.)"
Leading scientists gathering for symposium in ....

In this announcement of a symposium honoring the late microbiologist Carl Woese, Calit2 Director Larry Smarr describes Woese's impact on his own life and research, especially his work with QI affiliate Rob Knight on the intestinal microbiome of people with Crohn's disease.
[more]

8.26.2015
"Scientific Computing"
Pacific Research Platform to provide High-capacity ....

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr and QI affiliates Tom DeFanti, Phil Papadopoulos and Frank Würthwein discuss the Pacific Research Platform (PRP), a trailblazing fiber-optic network that will allow universities and research organizations to share big data at very high speeds.
[more]

8.25.2015
"LinkedIn"
10 things we’ll be doing differently within 10 years

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr makes 10 predictions about what life will be like in the next 10 years.
[more]

8.19.2015
"Gizmodo"
A Private High-Speed Network Will Help Researchers...

Gizmodo reporter Chris Mills write about the new Pacific Research Platform, a private fiber-optic network that will link together a few West Coast supercomputers and labs (including Calit2).
[more]

8.19.2015
"Gizmodo"
A Private High-Speed Network Will Help Researchers...

Gizmodo reporter Chris Mills write about the new Pacific Research Platform, a private fiber-optic network that will link together a few West Coast supercomputers and labs (including Calit2).
[more]

8.19.2015
"PC Advisor"
Top scientists to access Pacific data sharing network

Australian researchers will gain access to the US Pacific Research Platform (PRP), a next-generation data sharing network linking research universities and supercomputing centres and led by Calit2.
[more]

8.6.2015
"IT Wire"
AARNET links up with California network

Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNET) has struck a deal with the Pacific Research Platform (led by Calit2) to link Australian researchers with those in California.
[more]

8.6.2015
"Communications Day (pdf)"
AARNet taps into new US research network

Australia’s Academic and Research Network has announced a new partnership with Calit2 that will link Australian researchers to a private, next-generation US data sharing network

8.5.2015
"Aarnet"
Australia forges US partnership to accelerate scientific....

Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet) and the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) announce a partnership to connect Australian researchers to the US Pacific Research Platform.
[more]

8.5.2015
"CIO"
Top scientists to access Pacific data sharing network

Australian researchers will gain access to the US Pacific Research Platform (PRP), a next-generation data sharing network linking research universities and supercomputing centres that is led by Calit2.
[more]

8.5.2015
"TechWorld"
Top scientists to access Pacific data sharing network

A partnership between Australia's Academic Research Network (AARNet) and Calit2 will give Australian researchers access to a next-generation data sharing network linking research universities and supercomputing centers.
[more]

8.3.2015
"Malay Mail Online"
A network that is faster than the Internet but only for ...

Calit2's Thomas DeFanti and Larry Smarr are quoted in an article about the Pacfic Research Platform, a new ultra-high-speed network that will connect five West Coast university laboratories and supercomputer centers.
[more]

8.3.2015
"The Economic Times"
Scientists to share data on high-speed network

The Economic Times picks up a story by New York Times reporter John Markoff on the Pacific Research Platform, which will allow data to be moved at speeds of 10 gigabits to 100 gigabits per second and is spearheaded in part by Calit2.
[more]

8.3.2015
"The Register"
Internet, schminternet: Boffins propose private 100Gbps...

The Register's Alexander Martin reports on the new "hypernet" being led by Calit2 and funded by the National Science Foundation. The Pacific Research Platform will connect five West Coast laboratories and supercomputers at rates as high as 100 gigabits per second.
[more]

8.1.2015
"Field Notes (San Diego Natural History Museum)"
The Hidden World of the Maritime Maya

In this article published in theNAT's quarterly review, QI affiliate and CISA3 Special Projects Coordinator Dominique Rissolo describes the robust but oft-overlooked maritime activities of the Maya peoples—a thriving world of trade and internationalization.
[more]

7.31.2015
"The New York Times"
Research Scientists to Use Network Much Faster Than Internet

The New York Times' John Markoff reports on the new Pacific Research Platform, a network that will connect five West Coast universities to allow data to be transferred at rates as high as 100 gigabits per second. Calit2 Director Larry Smarr is PI on the project.
[more]

6.27.2015
"Gizmodo"
Engineers Just Broke the Capacity Limit For Fiber Optic T...

Electrical engineers at UCSD's Qualcomm Institute increased the power of optical signals and translated data that travelled a record-breaking distance.
[more]

6.25.2015
"New York Times"
An Advance May Double the Capabilities of Fiber Optics

Technology reporter John Markoff featured research out of the Photonics Systems Group, quoting Calit2 research scientist Nikola Alic, published in the journal Science, on a method to do away with repeaters to guarantee data arrives intact over long distances via optical fiber.
[more]

6.4.2015
"GCN"
The cyborg approach to spotting mines at sea

Reporter Mark Pomerleau reports on a brain-computer interface built by QI-affiliated researcher Ryan Kastner and designed to speed identification of mines in sonar images of the ocean floor.
[more]

6.4.2015
"Washington Post"
The Revolution Will Be Digitized

In a cover story for the Washington Post, reporter Ariana Eunjung Cha profiles Calit2 Director Larry Smarr and his quest to digitally quantify his health.
[more]

5.22.2015
"Tech.Co"
How Secure is Your Hardware, Actually?

Ryan Kastner, an affiliate with the Qualcomm Institute, along with three other colleagues, founded Tortuga Logic to ensure that modern security is built into modern hardware.
[more]

5.18.2015
"KPBS"
Being Naked In UCSD Art Class Is Required But Not Remarkable

KPBS reporter Angela Carone reports on Associate professor Ricardo Dominguez's nudity requirement in his visual arts class.
[more]

5.12.2015
"The Guardian "
UCSD visual arts students told to strip naked for end-of...

Reporter Adam Gabbatt reports on one mother's concerns after her daughter had to take a final exam in the nude for professor Ricardo Dominguez's visual arts class.
[more]

5.11.2015
"New York Daily News"
UCSD art student forced to perform naked to pass....

UCSD professor Ricardo Dominguez, an affiliate of the Qualcomm Institute, defends the work he assigns in his optional course as an experiment in the "rich possibilities available to the contemporary artist in his or her own persona."
[more]

5.11.2015
"Stuff (New Zealand)"
The problems with the explosion in fitness tracking

From the instant he wakes up each morning, through his workday and into the night, the essence of Larry Smarr is captured by a series of numbers: a resting heart rate of 40 beats per minute, a blood pressure of 130/70, a stress level of 2 percent, 86 kg, 8,000 steps taken.
[more]

5.11.2015
"The Southland Times"
The problems with the explosion in fitness tracking

The Southland Times runs a story originally on the cover of the Washington Post about Calit2 Director Larry Smarr.
[more]

5.10.2015
"The Sydney Morning Herald"
Larry Smarr is the poster boy for wearable devices...

The Sydney Morning Herald runs a story about Calit2 Director Larry Smarr that originally appeared on the front page of the Washington Post.
[more]

5.10.2015
"WorldNetDaily"
Wearable Devices Portend Vast Privacy Consequences

The WorldNetDaily runs a profile of Calit2 Director Larry Smarr that originally appeared on the front page of the Washington Post.
[more]

5.9.2015
"The Reading Eagle "
Extreme trackers: Lives monitored in data

The Reading Eagle reports on how Calit2 Director Larry Smarr was able to use technology to track his health and eventually detect his Crohn's disease before his doctors.
[more]

5.9.2015
"The Reading Eagle "
Extreme trackers: Lives monitored in data

The Reading Eagle reports on how Calit2 Director Larry Smarr was able to use technology to track his health and eventually detect his Crohn's disease before his doctors.
[more]

5.8.2015
"Xconomy"
UC San Diego’s Qualcomm Institute Opens Startup “Innovation

Xconomy's Bruce Bigelow reports on QI's new Innovation Space for startups.
[more]

5.7.2015
"San Diego Union-Tribune"
UCSD opens incubator at Qualcomm Institute

Union-Tribune reporter Mike Freeman reports on QIIS, the Qualcomm Institute Innovation Space for startups.
[more]

5.4.2015
"Science Daily"
Combining computer vision, brain computer interface...

QI-affiliated computer scientist Ryan Kastner and colleagues have combined sophisticated computer vision algorithms and a brain-computer interface to find mines in sonar images of the ocean floor.
[more]

5.4.2015
"SD Metro"
Daily Business Report - May 4, 2015

SD Metro reports on the formal opening of the Innovation Space and its current seven tenants.
[more]

5.3.2015
"El Pais"
The era of 'baby data'

Reporter Karelia Vazquez features Calit2 Director Larry Smarr in a story about a new trend in digitally monitoring babies.
[more]

5.2.2015
"San Diego Union-Tribune"
Lei Liang makes paintings sing

UT reporter James Chute profiles Calit2 composer-in-residence Lei Liang and his performance of "Hearing Landscapes,” a cutting-edge, multimedia presentation that he premiered at the Qualcomm Institute in April.
[more]

4.28.2015
"PhysOrg"
Florentine basilica gets high-tech physical

PhysOrg features a project by two QI Ph.D. students to digitally 'diagnose' the Baptistery of St. John for structural integrity using a variety of multispectral imaging tools.
[more]

4.28.2015
"Archaeology"
High-Tech Tools Map Baptistery of St. John

Using Lidar technology, ultra-high-resolution photography, and thermal imaging techniques, Mike Hess and Mike Yeager of the University of California, San Diego, created a 3-D digital model of the interior, exterior, and façade of the Baptistery of St. John.
[more]

4.27.2015
"Controlled Environments"
Graphene-based Technique Creates World’s Smallest Crack

A team of nanoengineers led by UCSD nanoengineering professor Darren Lipomi has discovered a new process of creating nanogaps through the use of graphene.
[more]

4.23.2015
"SD Metro"
Daily Business Report April 23 2015

SD Metro reports on Qualcomm Institute's opening of Innovation Space for Industry and Startups
[more]

4.16.2015
"CNET in Spanish"
Indiegogo campaign seeks to bring back Selena digitally

Campaña de Indiegogo busca resucitar a Selena digitalmente. ¿Lo logrará?
Claudia Cruz reports on a startup, Acrovirt LLC, which wants to use UCSD technology to bring back a digital version of the late singer Selena, if it can begin by raising $500,000 on Indiegogo.
[more]

4.15.2015
"Times of San Diego"
Virtual Reality: How Close to Being Real

Reporters Leonard Novarro and Rosalynn Carmen interview QI research scientist about the future of virtual reality.
[more]

4.6.2015
"SD Metro"
Qualcomm Institute Launches Innovation Space

The Qualcomm Institute has launched an Innovation Space where qualified faculty startups, industry partners or national laboratories can lease office or lab space inside the research institute’s headquarters building on the campus of UC San Diego.
[more]

4.5.2015
"Imperial Valley News"
What Is It About Yoga?

Two QI studies looking at the effects of yoga on the body's physiology are featured.
[more]

4.2.2015
"Fox 8 New Orleans"
The Mobile Healthcare (mHealth) Bible: 2015 - 2020 ....

Calit2 is mentioned in a story about the future of mobile health (mHealth).
[more]

3.27.2015
"Dell Big Data"
Calit2 is Using HPC to Unlock the Secrets of Microorganisms

Over the past several years, Calit2 Director Larry Smarr has been exploring how advanced data analytics tools can find patterns in microbial distribution data. Inside HPC features one of Smarr's presentations.
[more]

3.23.2015
"La Jolla Light"
LET'S REVIEW: Open Studios 2105, UCSD grad students ....

A review of Open Studios 2015 features the work of Heidi Kayser, who will be part of an upcoming IDEAS performance series at the Qualcomm Institute.
[more]

3.15.2015
"San Diego Newscape"
High-Performance Big-Science Pacific Research Platform ....

Attendees at the CENIC 2015 Annual Conference, “Shaking Things Up,” will be introduced to the Pacific Research Platform, a cutting-edge research infrastructure that will link together the Science DMZs of dozens of top research institutions via three advanced networks: CENIC’s Cal
[more]

3.6.2015
"Fast Company"
Take a Stroll Down Broadway Through Hundreds of Thousands...

QI-affiliated researcher Lev Manovich is quoted in a story on an art installaion that mashes social media and open data to provide a unique look of Broadway in New York City.
[more]

3.4.2015
"MobiHealth News"
Calit2 awards $200,000 to five data sharing projects

Reporter Aditi Pai announces that Health Data Exploration (HDE) has awarded a total of $200,000 to five projects that aim to use aggregated personal health data to advance research. Some of the projects involve big digital health names like Fitbit, RunKeeper, and PatientsLikeMe.
[more]

2.20.2015
"Becker's Health IT & CIO Review"
University of San Diego awards $200,000 to health database..

Reporter Elizabeth Earl announces that a data sharing initiative at the University of California San Diego has awarded $200,000 to five health data aggregation efforts.
[more]

2.11.2015
"La Jolla Light"
LET'S REVIEW: A Loud Silence, Deaf artists explore sound

Will Bowen reviews "LOUD silence," the latest exhibition at the gallery@calit2.
[more]

2.10.2015
"National Geographic"
There's No Plague on the NYC Subway. No Platypuses Either.

In a discussion of a study that found traces of the bubonic plague in New York City subway stations, Ed Yong cites the work of microbiologist and Qualcomm Institute affiliate Rob Knight, who showed the prevalence of false positives using the example of platypus DNA.
[more]

2.2.2015
"Control Design for Machine Builders"
Student-Built Ruku Robot Encourages Others to Join STEM Fiel

Katherine Bonfante write about the student-designed Ruku Robot, which can solve a Rubiks Cube in a matter of seconds and was created in the QI Fabrication Lab.
[more]

1.20.2015
"Real Estate Rama"
Architects, AIA Foundation and Association of Collegiate....

A partnership with Active Living Research, the Center for Wireless and Population Health Systems at Calit2/Qi, and the School of Medicine at the University of California San Diego uses smart wearable wireless sensors to track how individuals react to changing conditions.
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1.12.2015
"Government Technology"
Could Better Health Be all in the Wrist?

QI's Kevin Patrick is mentioned in a story about wearable health technology and how the data that emerge from such devices is changing the way we think about healthcare.
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1.8.2015
"The Washington Post"
The frustrating hunt for Genghis Khan’s long-lost tomb ....

Reporter Terrence McCoy covers a paper published by Calit2 researcher Albert Yu-Min Lin and colleagues on their hunt to find the lost tomb of Genghis Khan.
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1.7.2015
"Daily Mail"
Has Genghis Khan's Tomb Been Spotted From Space?

Richard Gray reports on a paper published in the journal Public Library of Science One, in which Calit2 researcher Albert Lin and his team claim to have identified 55 potential archaeological sites that could be home to the remains of Genghis Khan.

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