With $1 Million on the Line Team Icarus to Compete in Finals of Drone Racing Competition

Georgia Tech's drone competition team, Team Icarus, will compete in the finals of the AlphaPilot Challenge this fall in the hopes of winning $1 million.

Robot Able to Instantly Identify Household Materials Using Near-Infrared Light

Robots aren’t yet household fixtures, but Georgia Tech researchers have already come up with a way domestic bots might recognize materials around the home.

IC Researchers Earn 2018 IJRR Paper of the Year for Impactful Robotics Research

With the award comes a $1,000 prize. Boots attended the Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS) conference in the Freiburg, Germany, this week, where he accepted the award on behalf of his team.

Georgia Tech Team Wins New Fetch Robot at ICRA's FetchIt! Mobile Manipulation Challenge

A team of Georgia Tech master’s and Ph.D. students, advised by Sonia Chernova, won the challenge by successfully assembling three kits with its robot in 39 minutes.

Queer in AI Fosters Inclusion in the Research Community

College of Computing alumnus and Google AI Resident Rapha Gontijo Lopes co-founded Queer in AI in 2018 to create a community for queer researchers and to raise awareness of LGBTQIA+ issues in AI and machine learning (ML).

Artificial Intelligence Agents Begin to Learn New Skills from Watching Videos

Using video and existing data, Georgia Tech researchers are teaching artificial agents how to do a variety of tasks more efficiently.

Could a Robot Save People from a Burning Building? Georgia Tech is Pushing New Robotics Research in that Direction

New research on autonomous robots from the Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech, Salesforce Research, and the University of Maryland will be presented at two major AI conferences this summer.

RoboJackets: Two Decades of Fostering Leadership in Robotics

Founded by three students in 1999, Georgia Tech's robotics competition group now has 255 members.

Deep Learning Helps Robot Find its Voice

College of Design's Center for Music Technology research team creates a new robot that is able to project a voice and understand human mood.


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