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Seismologist processes earthquake waveforms recorded by smartphones on multiple platforms

MyShake users across the globe

Growing up in Anyang, in a central region of China greatly impacted by earthquakes, Qingkai Kong was inspired to do research in seismology precisely because earthquakes are serious natural hazards that affect communities worldwide. Berkeley’s proximity to the Hayward Fault influenced his decision to complete his graduate studies under Richard Allen at the UC Berkeley Seismology Lab.

Research IT Aligns with CTL and ETS to Improve Faculty Support

Teaching and Research Resource Fair, 18 April 2017, Academic Innovation Studio

Effective August 1, 2017, Research IT, the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), and Educational Technology Services (ETS) have been aligned into a single portfolio. Larry Conrad, Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer and Cathy Koshland, Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education agreed jointly that this move would provide enriched more streamlined support to faculty.

CollectionSpace UI Rewrite: Milestone 4 Update

CollectionSpace templates (UI Rewrite, Milestone 4) - animated GIF

Ray Lee of UC Berkeley’s Research IT department is the lead for the CollectionSpace UI rewrite project, code-named “Drydock.” The following piece describes progress in improving record types, template selection, and custom validation functionality in CollectionSpace. This work is funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to LYRASIS, CollectionSpace’s institutional home.

 

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