11/08/22 — Advances in brain-computer interfaces may soon make communication easier for those who have lost the ability to speak
AI & robotics
11/07/22 — The design of EMBUR, one of the first legged robots that can self-burrow vertically, was inspired by the Pacific mole crab.
10/26/22 — Berkeley robots learn to walk on their own in record time
10/24/22 — NPR: But SpeedFolding method, from an international team including Berkeley Engineering's AUTOLab, is likely still slower than you.
10/10/22 — Inspired by nature, the burrowing mole crab robot is a feat of engineering with real-world applications
09/29/22 — The WLA Prize in Computer Science or Mathematics includes a $1.4 million (RMB 10 million) award
08/10/22 — A faster, more secure approach to machine learning helps safeguard private information
08/02/22 — Research reveals manipulative tendencies of content recommender systems and possible ways to prevent them
06/29/22 — Project aims to improve safety and reliability of autonomous transportation systems
06/22/22 — Robot arms don’t have to compromise on speed
06/16/22 — Innovative technology makes 3D-rendering process fast and practical for a range of applications
06/02/22 — CDSS: The BAIR Climate Initiative aims to build partnerships and conduct groundbreaking artificial intelligence research to combat climate change
04/15/22 — A study has found that the use of online databases could introduce bias into AI algorithms developed for medical imaging.
04/15/22 — EECS professor sits down with top experts and entrepreneurs for “The Robot Brains Podcast.”
04/06/22 — Award, which comes with $250,000, recognizes computing research and contributions that have fundamental impact and broad implications
03/21/22 — Biased algorithms applied to clinical data may produce images in which pathological details are blurred or missed, researchers reveal.
03/18/22 — Professor Pieter Abbeel has launched “The Robot Brains Podcast,” featuring discussions with leading AI experts and entrepreneurs.
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.
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.