- Mines to launch graduate program in quantum engineering
“Quantum technology could revolutionize computing, communication, sensing and more, but critical workforce shortages are threatening to hamper progress,” said Eliot Kapit, associate professor of physi …
- Mines to offer PhDs, master’s degrees, certificates in robotics
The new graduate program will capitalize on the university’s deep expertise in field robotics and its niche in the geosciences and extractive industries.
- Zhang wins NSF CAREER Award for robot reflection, imagination research
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 profes …
- Mixed-reality app for teaching basic programming honored at Stanford hackathon
Two Mines students were part of the team that developed the first-of-its-kind tangible programming experience for beginners.
- An autonomous AED-delivering robot? These Mines students developed one in 36 hours and won SB Hacks.
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 …
- Fueling his desire to learn, this Mines student transitions from petroleum to programming
- Improving the human-robot relationship, one successful conversation at a time
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.
- Making crowdworking more efficient, ethical, fair and trustworthy
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 …
- Putting ‘Pepto’ into the belly of a boiler
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.
- “Bat vision” isn't just for comic book heroes any more
Developing machine learning-enabled acoustic imaging for first responders will represent a major advancement in mine rescue, which is surprisingly low-tech in some ways.