New framework will enable better control of large networked systems

June 21, 2021

Multi-agent systems (MAS) are ubiquitous in nature and science, from flocks of birds and neurons in the brain, to social networks and quantum spin systems. That makes the question of how to control these natural or manmade systems a popular problem for engineers.

Nisar Ahmed

Video: Nisar Ahmed on autonomous systems and the Cooperative Human-Robot Intelligence Lab

May 18, 2021

Nisar Ahmed is developing collaborative human and autonomous robot vehicle systems and machine learning and artificial intelligence for aerospace applications. An assistant professor in Ann and H.J. Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences at CU Boulder, Ahmed's work is advancing how people and robots interact and work with eachother.

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By combining machine learning and control theory, Poveda expands field of autonomy

April 12, 2021

By combining concepts from artificial intelligence and machine learning with well-known control theories, he may have found a new approach that could prove key to moving forward on many fronts.

Highways from above

Electric vehicle adoption may impact vulnerable communities

April 5, 2021

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder are exploring how widespread use of electric vehicles in the future may impact vulnerable communities.

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CU joins partnership to pursue Spectrum Innovation Initiative center

Feb. 11, 2021

CU Boulder may soon be part of large-scale research into the electromagnetic spectrum that could define wireless innovation across everyday life for the next generation.

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Sub T Challenge sharpens students’ skill in the field

Feb. 11, 2021

Competition tests autonomous robots—built, tested and deployed by CU Boulder students—in underground search and rescue effectiveness.

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MacCurdy part of AB Nexus collaboration grant funding

Dec. 7, 2020

Assistant Professor Robert MacCurdy from the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering's project is titled "Patient-specific On-demand Pre-surgical Planning Models via 3D Printing."

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CU Boulder plays key behind-the-scenes role in LTE on the Moon project

Nov. 19, 2020

Behind the scenes, CU Boulder computer science Research Professor Kevin Gifford and PhD student Siddhartha Subray are playing a key role in helping to define interoperability standards for a groundbreaking system.

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Grants aim to improve security and safety of autonomous systems

Nov. 5, 2020

Researchers at CU Boulder are leading four new NSF-funded projects that are exploring the safety and security of autonomous systems, including those used in self-driving vehicles.

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Video: What fireflies can teach us about swarm robotics

Oct. 28, 2020

In a study published in the Journal of The Royal Society Interface, Assistant Professor Orit Peleg and her lab members work to understand how fireflies – relatively simple insects – manage great feats of synchronization.