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Bourne Pursuit: Improving computer tracking of human activity

Researchers have found a way to improve a computer's human-tracking accuracy by looking at where the targets are going, but also at what they're doing.|Short Read
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Combining flexible, transparent electronics with high speed communications for the first time

Prof. Zhaohui Zhong and his team of graduate students have built the first flexible, transparent digital modulator for high speed communications.|Short Read
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UG Research Spotlight: Fred Buhler spends his summer improving circuit testing

The project involved designing new boards and writing test software, as well as writing software to control instruments and some integrated circuit design.|Short Read
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Richard P. Wallace – Reaching new heights

Whether it’s biking to the crest of Haleakala on Maui, or leading KLA-Tencor to the top of NASDAQ, Rick Wallace is familiar with making it to the summit.|Medium Read
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Nano-origami project combines art and engineering to further technology

With an origami-like approach, manufacturers could use existing machinery to make high-tech "paper" that can be folded into the desired device.|Short Read
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Mina Rais-Zadeh receives NASA Early Career Grant to develop technology needed for picosatellites

Prof. Rais-Zadeh intends to develop a chip-scale timing unit that offers an order of magnitude higher performance compared to existing solutions.|Short Read
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MAAV student team places first in IARC competition with robotic quadrotor

The MAAV team, which was founded in 2009, was one of only two to successfully maneuver and map the set course with their unmanned aerial vehicle.|Short Read
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Student Research: Amit Patel earns prize in IEEE AP-S Student Paper Competition for antenna research

The method can be useful in the design of low-profile antennas integrated into body panels of vehicles.|Short Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Silvio Savarese’s research applying computer vision techniques to construction sites leads to best paper award and a new spinoff company

"We have pioneered an integrated scene understanding framework that enables the automatic tracking of structural changes, allowing data to be collected easily." |Short Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Rebecca Wolkoff awarded scholarship to continue her work in sustainable energy

The UVIG works with the U.S. Department of Energy to provide a forum for the critical analysis of wind and solar technology.|Short Read
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Research Spotlight: Sensors and actuators for portable microsystems

Though a number of research challenges remain to realize the potential of microdischarge-based devices, the authors' work demonstrates their promise.|Short Read
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Team UM::Autonomy are champions again

The interdisciplinary team went into the competition with a new electrical and vision system, and an advanced control system.|Short Read