The 20th anniversary of CITRIS coincided with the coronavirus pandemic and the shutdown of many in-person campus operations. In response, the institute pivoted key programming […]
The Berkeley team led by CITRIS People and Robots Director Ken Goldberg built a neural network to analyze the surgical robot’s mistakes and learned how […]
Looking for a great way to introduce kids to robotics? There is now a video of “How to Train Your Robot,” a children’s book by […]
CITRIS People and Robots Director Ken Goldberg was recently featured on the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco‘s Virtual Wednesdays event AI, Automation and Work in […]
COVID-19 may drive sustained research in robotics to address risks of infectious diseases. CITRIS People and Robots Director Ken Goldberg is one of multiple authors […]
Robotics and AI experts from industry and academia presented their research and tech innovations at the CITRIS co-sponsored event, TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics + AI 2020 on Tuesday, March 3 at UC Berkeley.
Industry experts shaped guidelines to technologically improve society at the “Future of the Workforce” event in Silicon Valley.
Researchers and entrepreneurs in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics emphasized the social impact of the technologies at the day-long “TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics […]
Competitive teams from the campuses of CITRIS and the Banatao Institute at UC Berkeley, Santa Cruz, Merced, Davis, and Davis Health submitted proposals for collaborative […]
Research published in Science Robotics this week announced a new “ambidextrous” robot that could change the fundamentals of warehouse distribution. The robot, developed by researchers at the University of […]
New blog post by CITRIS People and Robots director Ken Goldberg describes how artificial intelligence will help humans work together in new ways. Tata Communications: Artificial Intelligence (AI) is […]
Hand prosthetics have come a long way since Daniel Lim created a “super hand” in the CITRIS Invention Lab in 2015 for an eight-year-old with symbrachydactyly, thanks to CITRIS seed-funded projects led by Professors Alice Agogino and Grace McConnell and collaborators across campus and beyond.
Deferring to human preference and other proposals from internationally renowned AI pioneer and CITRIS researcher Stuart Russell.
This interactive feature describes the handiwork of the Autolab of Ken Goldberg, director of the CITRIS People and Robots Initiative.
SafelyYou, a startup emanating from CITRIS seed-funding, uses AI-enabled camera systems to detect, in real time, falls of individuals with dementia.
On May 10, the White House convened 100 national leaders in industry, tech, government, and academia for a summit on the potential of artificial intelligence […]
by Saemmool Lee At a CITRIS-co-sponsored event on May 11 that drew more than 1,100 people to Zellerbach Hall, TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics presented pioneers in […]
At a showcase in April at the Banatao Auditorium, undergraduate and graduate students presented their work developing novel tech ideas, addressing issues from gait impairment in the elderly and robots for disaster relief to connecting refugees to social services.
Faced with shortages of water and workers, winemakers are working with CITRIS researchers at UC Merced and UC Berkeley on a robot-assisted precision irrigation delivery system that uses machines to monitor and adjust water emitters
In its first annual student video competition, UCTV’s CITRIS-seeded “Sustainable California” channel awarded first place to a trilingual Berkeley graduate student team production about using UAVs for mapping and ecological monitoring.
“All these robots suffer from the same challenge: they need to anticipate,” says CITRIS researcher Anca Dragan. Doctoral students working with CITRIS Sustainable Infrastructures director […]
The open source, e-participation Collaborative Assessment and Feedback Engine platform (CAFE), developed by CITRIS People and Robots Director Ken Goldberg and team, was recognized with a public service award from Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ in April.
Graduate students working with CITRIS researchers Pieter Abbeel and Sergey Levine have made major advances in realistic computer animation, using deep reinforcement learning to create […]
The key to this robot’s dexterity is not in its mechanical grippers but in its brain. Powered by Dex-Net 4.0 software created by CITRIS People and Robots Director Ken Goldberg and team, this robot is a lot closer to matching the adroitness of a human than anything developed previously.