Author Archive: Tom Andriola

Calling all UC information technology innovators: Annual Sautter Award Program now open for nominations

UC’s Sautter Award Program, which celebrates innovation in information technology, is now accepting nominations through May 19, 2017.

The annual awards recognize technology projects that demonstrate the program’s values, including innovation, collaboration and operational efficiency, and that advance UC’s teaching,…
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Spotlight: Calit2’s Tom DeFanti – Exploring Virtual Reality

Posted by Alison Spencer, UCB student intern, UCOP.  Twenty-five years ago, Calit2 research scientist Tom DeFanti (pictured right) dreamed of building 3-D telephone booths. He envisioned using them to talk to multiple people at once and to transport immersive scenes…
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Spotlight: Maria Andrade – From Student to IT Professional at UCSD

Maria Andrade smiles in photo on UCSD campus.

Posted by Karishma Morabia, UCB student intern, UCOP. As a high school junior, Maria Andrade took the Strong Interest Inventory Test and matched with computer engineering. After some research, she became highly motivated to pursue it as a career. Fresh…
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