05/03/21 New York Times — Real scalpels, artificial intelligence — what could go wrong? That's what the researchers and doctors in Ken Goldberg's lab aim to find out.
Robotics & AI
04/26/21 — A research team has developed AI software that allows robotic arms to quickly grasp and move objects in a steady motion.
03/13/21 Fortune — ITS Director Alex Bayen explains how autonomous vehicles can help traffic flow more smoothly.
12/21/20 — The armband, which combines wearable biosensors with artificial intelligence, could be used to control prosthetics or interact with electronic devices
12/15/20 Silicon Valley Robotics — Berkeley-founded startup honored for its versatile e-commerce robots with an AI-enhanced operating system
12/10/20 — Project proposes a novel approach that blends AI and machine learning with guidance from human and computational oracles
11/18/20 — Combining neural networks with motion planning software gives robots the speed and skill to assist in warehouse environments
08/26/20 — Campus expertise in simulation technologies will play a key role in the new AI Institute for Next Generation Food Systems
08/25/20 CDSS — EECS professors to head five-year, multi-institution research project funded by NSF, Simons Foundation
06/17/20 Engadget — Berkeley Engineering researchers, in collaboration with an Intel team, have taught a surgical robot to suture by showing it surgical videos of actual doctors.
04/14/20 — Researchers are using deep reinforcement learning techniques to equip robots with cutting-edge artificial intelligence capabilities.
04/14/20 — Using a type of deep learning known as a fully convolutional neural network, a new computer algorithm can recognize abnormal CT scans.
04/01/20 Wired — EECS professor Costas Spanos thinks you should track your workers and hand over the lights and temperature controls to artificial intelligence
03/26/20 — UC Berkeley and UIUC are the headquarters for the C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute, which announced a call for research proposals for AI technology to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.
03/05/20 VentureBeat — UC Berkeley robotics lab director Ken Goldberg predicts that if COVID-19 becomes a pandemic, it may lead to more robots in more environments
02/27/20 Popular Mechanics — Popular Mechanics magazine named EECS professor Ruzena Bajcsy as one of 37 women who "upended science, tech, and engineering for the better." Bajcsy, who conducted pioneering work in robotics and artificial intelligence, joins a list that includes Katherine Johnson of NASA and Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie
01/29/20 New York Times — Covariant, an AI robotics company built on research that began at Berkeley, is garnering attention in the world of industrial automation.
01/22/20 — Studying how spaghetti reacts to water might offer clues to how robots built from flexible materials can better mimic human movement, according to Oliver O'Reilly, professor of mechanical engineering.
12/03/19 — Pieter Abbeel, professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences, led a team of researchers to develop Blue, the Berkeley robot for Learning in Unstructured Environments.
11/18/19 New York Times — Electrical engineering and computer sciences professor Dawn Song, a leading expert in computer security and trustworthy artificial intelligence, is building a platform in which people control their own data online and are compensated for its use by corporations.