Computing, AI & Robotics


“Quantum technology could revolutionize computing, communication, sensing and more, but critical workforce shortages are threatening to hamper progress,” said Eliot Kapit, associate professor of physics.
The new graduate program will capitalize on the university’s deep expertise in field robotics and its niche in the geosciences and extractive industries.
It's not so much about make-believe but rather robots' ability to continually adapt to new scenarios without having to physically experience them first, the computer science assistant professor said.
Two Mines students were part of the team that developed the first-of-its-kind tangible programming experience for beginners.
Automated external defibrillators increase survival rates from sudden cardiac arrest, but only 50 percent of people know where to find an AED unit at work, according to the American Heart Association
Should an autonomous robot ever ask for advice? Computer Science Assistant Professor Tom Williams is tackling that question and more in an effort to improve human-robot interactions.
Computer Science's Chuan Yue is leading a $1 million National Science Foundation project aimed at improving conditions for workers and job requesters alike on popular crowdsourcing platforms such as Amazon's Mechanical Turk.
"Bat vision” for first responders would represent a major advancement in mine rescue technology. Andrew Petruska, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, tells us more in this video.
Hao Zhang, assistant professor of computer science, and an interdisciplinary team of researchers are building a smart robot to inspect and repair power plant boilers.