MURI Logistics @ UC Davis



Fly in to Sacramento Intl (SMF), 25-minute drive from Davis.

Shuttle: Davis Airporter

For the meeting itself, a car is not needed.

Davis + UC Davis is compact. All walkable, bikeable.


8 & 9 January 2014 MURI Kickoffs


   All within walking distance of meeting venue.

    University Lodge Best Western:

    123 B Street

    Davis, CA 95616

    About 10-15 minute walk to campus.

    Between Downtown and Campus.

    They provide bikes---the standard mode of transportation around town.

    Ask for the "CSC Kickoff Meeting" rate.

    Rooms reserved until 24 December.

    15 rooms: 7 single ($89), 8 double ($92).

Aggie Inn:

    245 1st Street

    Davis, CA 95616

    10-15 minute walk.

    Between Downtown and Campus.

    Ask for the "CSC Kickoff Meeting" rate.

    Rooms reserved until 22 December.

   14 rooms: 4 single ($109), 10 double ($114).

Alternatives, bit pricier, nicer. Apparently, limited availability.

Hyatt Place:

   173 Old Davis Road Extension, Davis, CA 95616

    Phone: 1-888-HYATT HP (1-888-492-8847)

    Right on campus. Map upper right.

    5 minute walk to meeting venue.

    Just off to the right side of the map.

    Longer walk, 10 minutes,

        to downtown Davis ... e.g., for food.

    Both King and Double-Queen rooms at the rate of $139/night.


Palm Court Best Western:

    234 D Street, Davis, CA 95616

    Phone:  530-753-7100

    No online booking available for reduced rate)

    A notch above the other Best Western.

    15 minute walk to venue.

    Middle of downtown.



    See: hotels @

UC's list of hotels and rate agreements,

  with phone/links/... to above hotels:


General information about Davis and UC Davis:

Complexity Sciences Center

University of California at Davis



Main meeting room:

      Room B of the Conference Center

      See map below: Right side

      Seats about 50

CSC seminar room: (informal discussions)

      195 Physics Building

      Map below, upper middle

      Seats 12 comfortably, seating for ~15.

Local Map

o Purchase parking permit at kiosk: $7/day; credit cards accepted.

o If parking in the covered structure, avoid spaces labeled for A and C permits.

Wifi available:

Main meeting room:

      Open network “TBD”

CSC seminar room:

      Open network “TBD”

NetControl MURI Slides:


     D’Souza (PDF)

Information Engines MURI Slides:


     Crutchfield (PDF)

Accommodations:  See below.