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Self-driving carts to make their debut on UC San Diego roads in January

October 30, 2017

The University of California San Diego will turn its campus into a test bed for self-driving vehicles starting in January 2018. The project will be implemented in stages. The first will be to put self-driving mail delivery carts on the road. The carts will run on algorithms developed by UC…

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.…

UC San Diego Among Top 10 Best Public Universities in Nation, According to U.S. News & World Report

September 12, 2016

The University of California San Diego is ranked the 10th best public university in the nation by the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges guidebook, released today. For more than a decade, the publication has included UC San Diego in its list of the nation’s top 10 public universities.

From Caregivers to Hospital and Surgery Assistants: The Future of Healthcare Robotics

November 19, 2018

Experts in the field of healthcare robotics from industry and academia came together to tackle during the 2018 Contextual Robotics Institute Forum held Nov. 8 at the University of California San Diego.

Soft Robots, Tough Problems

May 2, 2024

Robots that can assist physicians during surgery. Robots that can swim. Robots that can grip delicate objects. These were some of the demonstrations on display at Robosoft, the biggest conference in the field of soft robotics, in San Diego this year.

Diverse Research Spectrum on Display as IBM Leaders Visit UC San Diego

October 25, 2016

When John Kelly, IBM’s senior vice president for research, and four other IBM leaders visited UC San Diego in mid-October, they were keenly interested in the broad, diverse areas of research well under way on campus.

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),…

Exploring the Diverse Applications of Robotics Beyond the Lab at UC San Diego

November 20, 2023

From the operating room to our homes and streets, robots are becoming increasingly integral to our daily activities. The UC San Diego Contextual Robotics Institute hosted its eighth annual forum with the theme “Robots in the Wild,” showcasing varied applications of robots in real-world scenarios.

This Robot Doesn’t Need Any Electronics

February 17, 2021

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have created a four-legged soft robot that doesn’t need any electronics to work. The robot only needs a constant source of pressurized air for all its functions, including its controls and locomotion systems.

The robots that dementia caregivers want: robots for joy, robots for sorrow

March 19, 2019

A team of scientists spent six months co-designing robots with informal caregivers for people with dementia, such as family members. They found that caregivers wanted the robots to support positive moments shared by caregivers and their loved ones; and lessen caregivers’ emotional burdens.

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