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Physicists Train Robotic Gliders to Soar like Birds

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…

Students Poised to Tackle Environmental Challenges in ‘Hacking for the Oceans’ Course

June 4, 2020

…a software suite of autonomous unmanned surface vehicle behaviors that could help scientists monitor the environment for harmful algal blooms. Students Poised to Tackle Environmental Challenges in ‘Hacking for the Oceans’ Course New course offering led by Scripps Oceanography scientists enables students to tackle ocean-related problems with guidance from industry…

UC San Diego Receives $7.35 Million in Federal Community Project Funding

March 17, 2022

…Researchers use Remotely Operated Vehicle SuBastian to collect sediment push cores and record video footage, data that will be used to add to the assessment on how this stretch of deep sea is responding to DDT. Photo credit: Schmidt Ocean Institute. In 2020, news reports reignited concern about a coastal…

UC San Diego New Guggenheim Fellows Shine Excellence

May 2, 2019

…Sensor systems that enable autonomous vehicles to identify pedestrians, bikes, cars and everything in between offer a window into his work. Consistent performance of these safety-critical control systems must be guaranteed to keep people safe. The communications channels the sensor systems rely on are traditionally described based on “average performance.”…

Scientists Determine How Birds Soar to Great Heights

August 1, 2016

A team of physicists and biologists at the University of California San Diego took an exacting computational look at how migratory birds use warm, rising atmospheric currents to gain height with little energy expenditure when flying over long distances.

UC San Diego Researchers Demonstrate Automotive SafeShield with Qualcomm

April 18, 2016

The Laboratory for Intelligent and Safe Automobiles (LISA) at UC San Diego had a presence at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas as part of a Qualcomm automotive pavilion and demo. It was the lab’s second CES-related demo in three years.

Software System Labels Coral Reef Images in Record Time

January 10, 2017

Computer scientists at the University of California San Diego have released a new version of a software system that processes images from the world’s coral reefs anywhere between 10 to 100 times faster than processing the data by hand.This is possible because the new version of the system, dubbed CoralNet…

Tackling Changes and Challenges With Robotics

November 3, 2016

…year’s theme was “Shared Autonomy: New Directions in Human-Machine Interaction.” The forum has grown over the years and reflects the increased importance of robotics in the San Diego region, said Albert P. Pisano, dean of the Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego. This year’s event featured talks by…

UC San Diego’s Navy Research History

November 17, 2016

…of marine acoustics and autonomous vehicle remain prominent areas of research at Scripps thanks in large part to support from the Office of Naval Research, which was established within a year after the end of World War II. The addition of the Navy-owned research vessel Sally Ride to the UC…

UC San Diego Takes Part in RoboCup Competition for the First Time

July 27, 2017

A team of computer scientists from the University of California San Diego are taking part for the first time in the international RoboCup @ Home competition, which this year takes place July 27 to 31 in Nagoya, Japan.

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