MISSION

The CITRIS Policy Lab supports interdisciplinary technology policy research and engagement to better ensure development and deployment of technology in the interest of society.

AI LEGISLATION DATABASE

California and Federal AI Legislation

 

The CITRIS Policy Lab maintains a downloadable database of federal and California AI-related legislation. 

 

TECHHIVE AI

AI Ethics & Cybersecurity

 

An innovative learning program to teach high school students about cybersecurity & ethics of AI

 

RESEARCH

Areas of research include:

COMPUTATIONAL PROPAGANDA

Identifying and mitigating risks of automated propaganda and digital harassment campaigns on social media.

Inclusive AI

Supporting development and deployment of AI-enabled technologies that are fair, accountable, and trustworthy.

Digital Inclusion

Developing strategies for equitable deployment and adoption of broadband and ICTs.

DEMOCRATIC INNOVATIONS

Designing and piloting interactive digital tools to foster greater inclusion in democratic processes.

DISASTER RISK REDUCTION

Applying novel technologies to better inform disaster risk reduction strategies and policies in California and abroad.

DIGITAL ID SYSTEMS

Supporting the development of human rights-driven models for digital identity systems.

HEALTH

Improving health outcomes and access to cost-effective care through the development and integration of innovative technologies.

ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

Supporting data-driven policy strategies for environmental sustainability.

CITRIS CORE SEED FUNDING

The 2020 CITRIS Seed Funding opportunity invites Principal Investigators at UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Davis Health, UC Merced, and UC Santa Cruz to apply for seed funding that advances CITRIS and the Banatao Institute research initiatives, strengthens UC campus connections, and drives novel technology applications.

 

$40,000 to $60,000 per project

 

GUIDING STATE GOVERNMENT USE OF AI

On July 1, 2020, the CITRIS Policy Lab, together with the AI Security Initiative, launched a year-long collaboration with the California Department of Technology to conduct an analysis of AI-enabled tools in select state departments and develop statewide policy recommendations to inform the procurement, development, implementation, and monitoring of such tools in the public sector.

RECENT REPORTS

PARTNERS

The CITRIS Policy Lab is proud to have a wide range of sponsors and partners to support our research and public engagement.

Contact us to learn how your organization can become a partner.