01/19/22 — Interesting Engineering: Researchers at Berkeley's High Performance Robotics Laboratory (HiPeRLab) have developed an experimental drone called the Midair Reconfigurable Quadcopter that can shape-shift in midair, as seen in the lab's video.
Robotics & AI
11/15/21 — AI algorithms are equipping legged robots with an enhanced ability to navigate and adapt to unfamiliar terrain in real time.
11/15/21 — An AI system took first place in the 2021 American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, besting more than a thousand human contestants.
10/14/21 — Premier series of annual lectures, sponsored by the BBC, aims to advance public understanding and discourse of the major issues confronting the world
10/05/21 — Bakar Fellows: Bioengineer Michael Yartsev is translating bats’ neurological "rules of the road" into computational algorithms to guide development of navigation systems for driverless cars
08/17/21 — Parts of the UC Berkeley campus were converted into a racecourse for high school students on Saturday (Aug. 14) as part of a Robot Open Autonomous Racing (ROAR) competition. The event capped the summer ROAR Academy in which dozens of students worked with autonomous driving algorithms and tested them in Python-based environments. The ROAR competition […]
07/09/21 — Rapid motor adaptation system outperformed peers in navigating unfamiliar terrain
07/02/21 — Flexible, durable robot developed by mechanical engineering professor Liwei Lin's team could become an asset for search and rescue operations
05/13/21 — Professor Dan Klein and his Berkeley Natural Language Processing Group helped a computer win the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament
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.
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.