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Artificial Intelligence

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Jul 16, 2024

Artificial intelligence powers innovation

At NC State University, interdisciplinary teams are leveraging AI to revolutionize research in agriculture, chemical engineering, education and more. 

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Jun 21, 2024

Abolhasani to receive 2024 CRE Early Career Investigator Award

Milad Abolhasani has been named the recipient of AIChE’s 2024 Catalysis & Reaction Engineering Division Early Career Investigator Award, the Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos Award. 

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Jun 17, 2024

N.C. PSI advances AI for agriculture

At NC State University, the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative is leading efforts aimed at helping producers put artificial intelligence to work for increased yields, efficiency and sustainability. Two new tools will… 

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Jun 14, 2024

New technique improves AI ability to map 3D space with 2D cameras

Because the technique works effectively with limited computational resources, it holds promise for improving the navigation of autonomous vehicles. 

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Jun 14, 2024

AI-powered simulation training improves human performance in robotic exoskeletons

The robotic exoskeletons help users save energy while walking, running and climbing stairs. 

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Jun 7, 2024

Martin Seifrid wins Scialog Funding for automated laboratories

Research Corporation for Science Advancement, the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, and the Frederick Gardner Cottrell Foundation have made awards to seven multidisciplinary teams of early career researchers in the first year of Scialog: Automating Chemical Laboratories, a three-year initiative that aims to accelerate innovation and broaden access within the chemical enterprise through advances in automated instrumentation and artificial intelligence. 

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Mar 12, 2024

New traffic signal would improve travel time for pedestrians and vehicles

Adding a fourth light to traffic signals would shorten wait times at street corners for pedestrians, as well as improve traffic flow for both autonomous vehicles and human drivers. 

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Feb 27, 2024

AI-driven lab speeds catalysis research

The new tool, called Fast-Cat, can provide more information in five days than is possible in six months of conventional testing. 

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Feb 23, 2024

Autonomous, self-driving microscope accelerates cellular imaging

Traditional microscopy has significantly advanced in speed and resolution over the past decade. However, these advancements are typically limited by the speed at which an individual can image one biological sample at a time.