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Firefighting Robot Paints 3D Thermal Imaging Picture for Rescuers

June 5, 2013

Engineers in the Coordinated Robotics Lab at the University of California, San Diego, have developed new image processing techniques for rapid exploration and characterization of structural fires by small Segway-like robotic vehicles.

Archaeologists Show Unmanned Robotic Vehicles Offer Solution to Challenges Mapping Underwater Sites

August 28, 2023

While cultural heritage sites submerged in shallow waters are difficult to access with traditional research vessels, a U.S.-Greek team has now shown that a robotic vessel can be used to collect information.

Engineering Students Gear Up to Compete in National UAV Challenge

June 13, 2013

…mission: make an unmanned autonomous vehicle, better known as a UAV, take off, fly over specific markers, find five to 11 targets and then land—all in half an hour. That is the challenge that a team of 25 students at UC San Diego is getting ready to tackle next month.…

San Diego, Korea Team up to Tackle Transportation

March 21, 2018

UC San Diego is launching an international research collaboration to develop smart and clean transportation systems and infrastructure, with an added goal of commercializing the results. In partnership with the City of San Diego, the City of Ulsan in Korea and the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST),…

UC San Diego to Host Robotics Leaders at Forum Focused on Future of Robotic Systems

September 17, 2015

On October 30, 2015, the University of California, San Diego will host a one-day event focused on the future of robotics for medicine, autonomous vehicles, first-response scenarios, consumer applications and more.

Seafloor Survey Finds Thousands of Barrels at DDT Dumpsite off LA Coast

April 29, 2021

…Systems Operations Center, tested autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) technology to map the seafloor. As marine robotic technology continues to advance, NOAA is collaborating with Scripps to transition ocean robotics from research to operational uses. Barrelof DDT found off the coast of Santa Catalina Island in California. In 2011 and 2013,…

Engineering Students Aim to Take 3D-Printed AUV to the Arctic

February 7, 2023

Undergraduate engineering students in the Yonder Deep student organization have found a way to sharpen their marine robotics skills while working toward solutions to the climate crisis. The organization aims to design and 3D print a low-cost, modular, and fully autonomous underwater vehicle.

New UC San Diego Technology Accelerator Selects Five Teams for Its Inaugural Cohort

May 23, 2017

…and medical device technologies to next generation LIDAR for autonomous-vehicle navigation, have been selected to join the new campus program.

Exploring Our Ocean Origin

August 23, 2012

…many uses of the autonomous underwater vehicle, from seafloor mapping for habitat and environmental monitoring, to coastal discharge surveys for plume detection. “It was such a pleasure and honor to speak with our new Chancellor and see his appreciation for oceanographic research,” Hazard said. “He is dedicated to engaging all…

Car Talk

October 10, 2011

…Jetsons view of smart vehicles—banking that the future of car safety was a world where cars are autonomous and drive themselves. But the research pendulum appears to have swung back in the direction that engineers call “human-centered” driver assistance systems. “Here at UCSD, we have worked for the past decade…

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