The LISC often takes time for fun activities and outings such as kayaking, rock climbing, and many other fun and physically challenging activities. You can find the LISC activities page here.
Professor Ferrari and her PhD students visited Mrs. Gauri Kolhatkar’s 9th-Grade Honors Geometry class at the Ithaca High School to discuss how important fundamental geometry skills are for cutting edge research and technology. See the full description of the event here.
Silvia Ferrari, Professor with indefinite tenure, Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering, was elected the first John Brancaccio Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, effective November 1, 2018.
LISC will host a pizza and autonomy social next Thursday 4pm (Sept. 6th) at 529 Upson Hall! Come and join us for fun discussions, autonomy demos, and happy hour over pizza!
Cornell and the University of Bologna establish the Center for Vehicle intelligence, which aims to integrate world-class research into some of the world’s most powerful and elegant vehicles, such as Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati and Ducati. Read the full Cornell Chronicle article here.
“Autonomous Vehicles for Air, Land, and Sea”: A new story from Cornell Research detailing several current projects in the LISC. read the full story here.
An article on our work on neuromorphic control of the RoboBee, in collaboration with Rob Wood’s group at Harvard, has appeared on TechBriefs. The article can be found here: https://www.techbriefs.com/component/content/article/1198-tb/news/news/28211-float-like-a-robot-think-like-a-bee
Our work on neuromorphic control of the RoboBee, in collaboration with Rob Wood’s group at Harvard, has been featured on the news site of the National Academy of Engineers’ Frontiers of Engineering. The article can be found on their news site here: https://www.naefrontiers.org/Media/News.aspx and is titled “Brain-mimicking Neuromorphic Computer Chips for RoboBee.”
Our work on biologically-inspired control of the RoboBee, in collaboration with the Harvard Microrobotics Lab, has been featured by the Cornell Chronicle and The Register. The articles describe our work to create control architectures that are both adaptive and energy-efficient using neuromorphic systems. Click below to see the original articles:
Professor Ferrari, along with several colleagues, discusses the future of engineering. Watch the video here.