Wind turbine setup near Boulder

Video: "Morphing" turbine could lower the cost of wind energy

March 19, 2019

New research and testing at the National Renewable Energy Lab outside of Boulder, with the help of CU Engineering, could transform the way wind turbines are created and used around the world - reducing costs along the way.

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Trump’s views about ‘crazy’ self-driving cars are at odds with his DOT

March 19, 2019

President Donald Trump is an automated-vehicle skeptic, a point of view that lies in stark contrast with agencies within his own administration, including the U.S. Department of Transportation .

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The Navy Is Getting Serious About Crewless Vessels

March 18, 2019

The U.S. Navy fiscal 2020 budget request includes $447 million for two large unmanned surface vessels, with plans to continue to buy two per year through at least fiscal 2024. That's a small drop in the overall budget, with the Navy requesting $34.7 billion for shipbuilding, but significant progress toward the long-term goal of building a robot Navy.

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Ethics and compliance lecture on drone use at CU

March 11, 2019

Lecture presented by Dan Hesselius, director of flight operations and chief pilot from Integrated Remote and In SITU.

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Hacked autonomous vehicles could cripple New York City

March 4, 2019

Two research teams highlight individual and mass dangers of vulnerable vehicles. Richard A Lovett reports.

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Jay McMahon receives NASA Early Career award

March 1, 2019

The project seeks to develop these new guidance algorithms, with a focus on creating algorithms that are robust to the major sources of uncertainty during Entry, Descent, and Landing (EDL).

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New class is writing the book on emerging building and power grid interactions

Feb. 27, 2019

Assistant Professor Kyri Baker developed and teaches the new Grid Connected Systems class, a new course on buildings and power grids that is so unique, there isn’t even a textbook for it yet.

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Crimaldi quoted in news article on how your dog's nose knows so much

Feb. 27, 2019

John Crimaldi, who studies fluid mechanics at the University of Colorado Boulder and is part of ASIRT, is looking at the structure of the odors themselves.

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Silicon Flatirons to hold conference on artificial intelligence on campus

Feb. 21, 2019

This conference will advance the state of knowledge surrounding AI and explainability for multiple constituencies, including private sector firms that are actively developing artificial intelligence systems, governments and policymakers who are navigating possible regulatory approaches in this area, academic entities who are studying this space, and the public at large.

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7 problems with Trump’s “American AI” Initiative

Feb. 13, 2019

On Monday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on the “American AI Initiative." CMCI PhD student Morgan Klaus Scheuerman said the administration should prioritize legislation governing how the technology can be used against citizens.