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.

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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.

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CU Boulder in first of three DARPA subterranean challenges

Aug. 20, 2019

On August 9, Professor Sean Humbert and collaborators spent the day doing final testing on their underground drone at Colorado School of Mines Edgar Experimental Mine.

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ASIRT joins AFRL Autonomy Research Collaboration Network

Aug. 6, 2019

The Autonomous Systems IRT has joined the Air Force Research Laboratory Autonomy Research Collaboration Network (ARCNet) on behalf of CU Boulder.

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AI and the First Amendment: Preparing engineers for tomorrow’s big questions

Aug. 5, 2019

This original research was created in partnership between the CEAS and CU Boulder’s LeRoy Keller Center for the Study of the First Amendment as part of its mission to encourage the study of topics relating to the nature, meaning and contemporary standing of First Amendment rights and liberties.

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Video: CU Boulder wants to study asteroids and NASA will consider it

Aug. 5, 2019

CU'S Janus mission wants to send small satellites into space to study binary asteroids and features ASIRT member Professor Daniel Scheeres.

Student in the field with drone

Q&A with Smead Scholar Alex Hirst about summer of severe storm research

July 25, 2019

Now safely back in Boulder, Hirst reflects on the experiences with project TORUS.

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AI could help make robots cheaper without limiting their abilities

July 22, 2019

Transfer learning, the ability to use knowledge previously gained from one context in another, could teach cheap robots to perform as well as expensive ones.

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PhD candidate Suzuki wins best paper award at the ACM Designing Interactive Systems Conference

July 12, 2019

PhD candidate Ryo Suzuki, advised by CS professors and IRT members Tom Yeh and Mark Gross, recently won a Best Paper award for "MorphIO" research at the ACM Designing Interactive Systems conference.