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Odor to action – how smells are processed in the brain and influence behavior

Jan. 28, 2022

IRT member John Crimaldi is leading an international network of over 50 scientists and students using olfaction to study brain function in animals known as Odor2Action. In a new story published in The Conversation, network members trace the interconnections between smells and behaviors – highlighting what we know about olfaction, the challenges we face, and what's on the horizon.

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Engineering faculty part of research into decarbonizing energy systems

Jan. 4, 2022

Researchers in the College of Engineering and Applied Science at CU Boulder will try to use the power of artificial intelligence to make decarbonized energy systems a reality in the near future through a new research grant.

Morteza Lahijanian

Video: How Lahijanian Creates Safety and Soundness in Autonomous Systems

Dec. 13, 2021

Morteza Lahijanian’s work is at the intersection of safety and soundness in robotics, focusing on developing autonomous systems which operate safely and effectively alongside humans to help improve the well-being of individuals and societies.

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The State of the Art of Artificial Intelligence in the Practice of Law

Nov. 3, 2021

This conference will explore the state of the art of artificial intelligence in the practice of law. Our expert panelists will examine the following topics: Who is using artificial intelligence in legal practice and how widely is it being used? Where has AI been successful in the practice of law? Where has it failed to live up to its promise? What are the benefits and downfalls of using artificial intelligence in the practice of law? What does the future hold?

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CU Boulder researchers work to transfer the ‘technology’ of biology

Nov. 1, 2021

Several new faculty hires in CU Engineering have a deep interest in bio-inspired engineering.

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Seminar: Jaret Riddick on DoD, autonomy, and interdisciplinary research

Oct. 26, 2021

The College of Engineering and Applied Science will host a seminar by Jaret Riddick at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 3 via Zoom.

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Report: Boulder emerging as 'early adopter' for artificial intelligence industry

Oct. 6, 2021

Boulder is No. 9 in a recent report that maps the geography of America's artificial intelligence industry and finds "early adopter" cities that have relatively high levels of activity in the sector.

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9News: Robot competition may drive search and rescue innovation

Sept. 15, 2021

CU Boulder's robotics team will compete in the DARPA subterranean robot competition reports 9News.

CU Boulder Aerospace Building

New $25 million research center to study the radio frequency spectrum

Sept. 15, 2021

Researchers at CU Boulder will take part in a $25 million effort to study a natural resource that’s becoming increasingly in demand: the radio frequency spectrum.

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A New Artificial Intelligence Makes Mistakes on Purpose

Sept. 1, 2021

A chess program that learns from human error might be better at working with people or negotiating with them.