Enabling robots and vehicles to navigate the world on their own
September 9, 2022
Just weeks before the grand opening on Sept. 23, the San Diego Union-Tribune published an extensive story about Franklin Antonio Hall, the latest building at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering. The sleek and soaring structure is located across the street from to Atkinson Hall, near the campus’ Warren College neighborhood. Full Story
September 5, 2022
The physics of walking for multi-legged animals and robots is simpler than previously thought. That is the finding described by a team of roboticists, physicists and biologists in the Sept. 5 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, in a paper titled “Walking is like slithering: a unifying, data-driven view of locomotion.” Full Story
July 22, 2022
UC San Diego faculty members brought home two of the 10 Beckman Young Investigator awards bestowed nationwide this year by the Beckman Foundation. What’s more, both faculty members, Lisa Poulikakos and Tania Morimoto, are part of the UC San Diego Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. It’s the first time the award goes to two researchers from the same department at the same institution. Full Story
May 19, 2022
"Robot Learning: Towards Real World Applications"
Thursday, May 19th @ 11AM PDT (Virtual)
Speaker: Stefan Schaal, Google X, Intrinsic
May 12, 2022
"Motion Planning Around Obstacles with Convex Optimization"
Thursday, May 12th @ 11am PDT
This is a hybrid seminar with in-person presentation in EBU-1 Qualcomm Large Conference Room (first floor) and
Zoom Link: https://ucsd.zoom.us/j/96958677518
Speaker: Russ Tedrake
May 05, 2022
"Beyond Recommender Engines and Image Recognition: Applications of AI/ML in the Department of Defense (DOD)"
Thursday, May 5th @ 11am
We will be hybrid with presentations in Atkinson Hall Room 4004 and also have a
Speakers: Rey Nicolas and Dr. MacAllister, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems