February 17, 2022
…allow it to function autonomously. Photos and video by Daniel Sosa-Cobo. For the past three months, a team of engineering students at UC San Diego has been adding cameras, LiDAR systems, a hydrophone, and even a drone to a 16-foot seagoing vessel. Their goal? To compete in the Maritime RobotX…
November 14, 2019
…worked on the firm’s autonomous trucking platform. The company’s senior director of technology is UC San Diego alumnus Chuck Han, who earned bachelor’s degrees in computer engineering and economics and a master’s degree in computer science here. The company is working toward self-driving trucks and has revenue-generating projects in Arizona,…
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.
May 23, 2017
…and medical device technologies to next generation LIDAR for autonomous-vehicle navigation, have been selected to join the new campus program.
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.
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.…
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),…
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,…
August 23, 2017
UC San Diego has received a $100K gift from Cognex Corporation that will fund research at the intersection of deep learning and 3-D image reconstruction. Applying deep learning principles to 3-D image reconstruction could lead to advances in robotics, medical imaging, autonomous vehicle navigation, tele-medicine, and more.
September 19, 2018
The words “fly like an eagle” are famously part of a song, but they may also be words that make some scientists scratch their heads. Especially when it comes to soaring birds like eagles, falcons and hawks, who seem to ascend to great heights over hills, canyons and mountain tops…