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PROFESSOR BETH FERGUSON GIVES talks on Climate Adaptation Solutions

Associate Professor Beth Ferguson will give two upcoming talks centering on her recent work on climate adaptation and sustainable mobility at the UC Santa Cruz and a WTS Advancing Women Advancing Transportation event in Sacramento.

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Research Partnership Established Between CLTC and the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
California Lighting Technology Center

Two men hold papers up for the camera and are smiling in front of a digital screen that depicts many lightbulbs in a light blue hue.

The California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) at UC Davis and the Smart City Research Center at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) recently established a formal research partnership. Harnessing the combined expertise and resources of the CLTC and KAIST Smart City Research Center, this partnership will accelerate efforts towards energy efficiency and decarbonization in cities. To inaugurate this partnership the CLTC hosted distinguished visiting professors from KAIST on January 23, 2024, for a research seminar covering several topics related to the understanding and development of ’smart cities.’

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UC Davis Team Wins Award for Research at Biodesign & Industry Week

Congratulations to MycoTextile Futures for their 3rd place award (in the research category) in the Future is Fungi global competition hosted by a European consortium aiming to promote research and start-ups using fungi to solve major environmental challenges.

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Faculty Members, Alumni and Students Create Salute to Labor for Regional Gala

UC Davis faculty members Glenda Drew, professor of design, and Jesse Drew,  professor of cinema and digital media, in collaboration with Melissa Chandon, continuing lecturer in design, and the International Class Conscious Photographers Collective, created “WE ARE ESSENTIAL,” a site-specific media arts installation specially crafted for the “Salute to Labor Awards Gala.”

Upcoming Events

Event

STILL: Racism in America, A Retrospective in Cartoons
Jan. 23 – April 23, 2024

The UC Davis Design Museum explores racism through cartoons in the installation “STILL: Racism in America, A Retrospective in Cartoons.” Showcasing the work of pioneering father/daughter cartoonists the late Brumsic Brandon, Jr. and Barbara Brandon-Croft, the exhibition runs Jan. 23 through April 21, 2024. 

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Wearables Collective: Weaving Innovation into Stages of Life
March 25–26

The UC Davis Department of Design in collaboration with Royal College of Art, London present WEARABLES COLLECTIVE, a two-day symposium focused on e-textiles, smart clothing and other forms of wearable technology applications for health and wellbeing. Associate Professor of Design Gozde Goncu-Berk is the UC Davis conference chair. 

Design Museum, 124 Cruess Hall, California Avenue, Davis, California
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Research in Design Talk:
Krystle Moody Wood

Research in Design Lecture Series

Room 1105, Cruess Hall

Krystle Moody Wood (B.A. design ‘07) is the founder and principal consultant of Materevolve, LLC. After almost a decade of corporate materials and product development and working in non-profit education, Krystle found she could best pursue her passion for sustainability, textiles and adventure by starting her own business (Materevolve), which focuses on providing brand and material innovators with technical textile consulting and inspirational educational experiences.

Creuss Hall, Davis, CA

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