A woman looking at her phone as it scans her face.

Conversation: AI can now read emotions – should it?

Jan. 8, 2020

Assistant Professor Christoffer Heckman offers analysis for The Conversation, writing: "What is this technology, which is already being used and marketed, and why is it raising concerns?"

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Pao honored as Nyquist Lecturer at conference

Dec. 12, 2019

Professor Lucy Pao was recently honored as the Nyquist Lecturer at the 2019 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, which is hosted by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Lucy Pao with turbine blade

Podcast: Jacob Segil and Lucy Pao - innovators in the college

Nov. 22, 2019

On this edition of On CUE, we're looking at two research projects at the college that could be transformational at both the individual and global levels.

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Engineering students compete in AI-powered race

Nov. 1, 2019

Students competed in an interesting event at Lockheed Martin’s Waterton Canyon campus on Thursday.

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Building a satellite swarm to investigate an atmospheric anomaly

Oct. 16, 2019

Scott Palo is leading a multi-university effort to unlock a scientific mystery in near-Earth space.

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CU Boulder Panel: What Remote Sensing Can Tell us About Climate Change

Oct. 11, 2019

An open discussion in the new Aerospace Building with research leaders from across the university about the modern tools that are helping us understand and combat climate change. Panelists will discuss their work in the field through real world applications of the current technology and consider how the students on campus today address this issue in the future.

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What Robot Startups Can Learn From the Computer Revolution

Oct. 9, 2019

Correll: "In their search for killer apps, robotics companies should look at the amazing evolution of computers"

A semi truck going down the highway

Tech Startups Cite Progress on Path to Self-Driving Trucks

Sept. 23, 2019

Over the past year, startups working to commercialize highly auto­mated heavy-duty trucks competed for more capital and engineers, and each pushed deeper into systems development.

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New data set aims to teach computer vision systems to recognize images from disasters

Sept. 3, 2019

AI thinks this flood photo is a toilet. Fixing that could improve disaster response.

The galaxy as seen from Earth

In push to deep space, human-robot teaming will be key

Aug. 29, 2019

If humans are going to travel further into space – to places like Mars and beyond – the robotic systems involved will have to become more autonomous, shedding costly teams of handlers on Earth and relying more on the astronauts for missions lasting six or more years.