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Department of Defense Awards Funds to 14 UC San Diego Researchers to Develop Instrumentation

July 29, 2015

The Department of Defense (DoD) announced awards to researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego that will help scientists characterize waves, improve ocean weather and climate prediction, and analyze acoustics in the deep ocean.

NSF Invests $20M in UC San Diego-headquartered Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institute

July 29, 2021

The Institute for Learning-enabled Optimization at Scale will pursue foundational breakthroughs at the nexus of artificial intelligence and optimization. Advances will transform chip design, robotics, and communication networks.

Contextual Robotics Institute Director Gets Qualcomm Chancellor’s Endowed Chair in Robotic Systems

October 30, 2017

Henrik Christensen, an internationally renowned expert in robotics, has been appointed as the inaugural holder of the Qualcomm Chancellor’s Endowed Chair in Robotic Systems at the University of California San Diego. The chair was made possible by a generous $1 million gift from Qualcomm Incorporated and a $500,000 match from…

From San Diego to Mars

June 10, 2021

…of Technology’s Center for Autonomous Systems and Technology (CAST) and finally a job as a data scientist and project leader at NASA’s JPL. Alimo views his experiences as a lesson in having a goal and sticking to it. “It shows the value and importance of having a vision,” he said.…

Scripps Scientists Awarded Nearly $5 Million to Study Triggers of Toxic Algal Blooms

October 28, 2019

Researchers are gearing up to hunt for blooms along California’s coast using a suite of technologies that can target and sample ocean microbes and sift through genetic code in real time. All of this is made possible by a new $4.9 million grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Scientists Identify Climate Change as Major Contributor to Record-Breaking Marine Heatwave

May 26, 2020

Two new studies led by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego highlight the significance of long-term observations for understanding ocean climate trends and events, including record-shattering marine heatwaves.

UC San Diego Researchers Selected for IBM Watson AI XPRIZE ® Competition

May 4, 2017

…malware, cybersecurity, genomic medicine, autonomous vehicles, and the study of the biological brain and neurological disorders. The UC San Diego team – called the UC San Diego Center for Engineered Natural Intelligence Team – is one of only eight university-led teams in the competition, which includes $5 million in prizes.…

Midlife Refit of Research Vessel Roger Revelle Completed

December 10, 2020

…water column, track subsurface vehicles, and measure ocean currents. They are also used to map the seafloor, a capability much desired by the renewed effort to map the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone through the Federal National Ocean Mapping, Exploration, and Characterization (NOMEC) Strategy, which NSF and ONR help lead. R/V…

DARPA Forward National Convention Launched Sixth New Initiative at UC San Diego

January 10, 2023

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency hosted the grand finale of its first-ever national conference series at UC San Diego in December. UC San Diego was the last stop and the largest conference attracting 900 attendees in-person and virtually. 

Todd Hylton, San Diego Scientist and Entrepreneur, Joins UC San Diego Contextual Robotics Institute

September 1, 2016

Todd Hylton, a well-known San Diego scientist and entrepreneur, is joining the University of California San Diego to become the executive director of the UC San Diego Contextual Robotics Institute. Since 2012, Hylton served as executive vice president of strategy and research at Brain Corporation, a San Diego-based robotics startup.…

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