Rice University computer scientists are mapping a new solution for interior navigational location detection by linking it to existing sensors in mobile devices.¬†
Mayline Zhong has won a coveted KPCB fellowship and will spend the summer in a Silicon Valley startup called Stripe.
Igor the Robot and his helper, Engineering Dean Edwin L. ‚ÄúNed‚ÄĚ Thomas, cut the ribbon March 3 in a ceremony dedicating the new robotics laboratory of Lydia E. Kavraki, the Noah Harding Professor of Computer Science (CS) at Rice University.¬†
‚ÄúComputing power seems to be reaching a dead end ‚ÄĒ the end of Moore‚Äôs Law. The new speed-up in Big Data and machine-learning technologies will have to come from novel mathematical and algorithmic creativity.‚ÄĚ
Rice University is one of 40 academic partners in a new robotics manufacturing institute in Pittsburgh that will be funded with $80 million from the Department of Defense (DoD) and $173 million in matching funds from more than 200 participating partners, including companies, local governments, academic and nonprofit organizations.