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Advancing Accessible Technologies for All

Researchers working on wayfinding technology for older adults and individuals with vision impairments (from left): Ph.D. student Emory Edwards, M.S. student Maya Gupta, Professor Stacy Branham and undergraduate Hipolito Ruiz.

By Shani Murray. Informatics researchers are currently leading two accessible technology projects: one targeting children with neuro-developmental disorders, and the other targeting older adults and people with vision impairments through a partnership with Toyota.

Two current projects led by researchers…
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Save the Date – May 5 UC IT Town Hall

The UCTech 2019 Opening Night Reception, held at UC Santa Barbara

Join the May 5, 2020, UC IT Town Hall with Michael Dennin, professor of Physics and Astronomy at UC Irvine. He will discuss how UCI is leveraging data systems and data analytics in the space of student success. His particular…
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UCI TechnoExpo Showcases Tech Tools and Teams

Attendees of UCI's TechnoExpo

By Katie Chappell. Nearly 700 UC Irvine employees attended TechnoExpo last fall to learn about UCI’s technology tools, services, and teams. Hosted by UCI’s Office of Information Technology (OIT), TechnoExpo is a day-long outreach event with 40 booths staffed by…
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UC Irvine, UC Riverside Scientists Identify a New World for Hackers

(From left) Mohammad Al Faruque, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science; Arnav Malawade, a graduate student in Al Faruque’s lab; John Chaput, professor of pharmaceutical sciences; and Sina Faezi, also a graduate student in Al Faruque’s lab.

By Brian Bell. During the DNA synthesis process in a laboratory, recordings can be made of the subtle, telltale noises made by synthesis machines. And those captured sounds can be used to reverse-engineer valuable, custom-designed genetic materials used in pharmaceuticals,…
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UC Irvine Launches an IT Leadership Program

By Sarkis Daglian. In April 2019, UC Irvine Interim Chief Information Officer Kian Colestock and I launched the inaugural Office of Information Technology (OIT) Leadership Academy. The program is a collaboration with UCI’s Paul Merage School of Business.

It is…
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Meet the Educational Technology Leadership Committee

Photos of ETLC meeting & members

By Shohreh Bozorgmehri. This 2018-2019 fiscal year, I was honored to serve as chair of the systemwide Educational Technology Leadership Committee (ETLC). The ETLC is a committee of the Information Technology Leadership Council (ITLC), with direct involvement and support from…
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Informatics Department Receives $1.1M to Study Socially Responsible AI

Artificial intelligence, silhouette of a face with digital signage

By Shani Murray.

How do we build systems that proactively promote values of inclusion? This is one of the questions the Department of Informatics hopes to tackle over the next few years, thanks to a Graduate Assistance in Areas of National…
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