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July 27, 2010
Two UBC robots are highlighted in this August’s issue of Popular Science. The human-interaction robots RISER and TAMER are profiled in PopSci’s feature article “Rise of the Helpful Machines” – both involving researchers from Mechanical Engineering’s Collaborative Advanced Robotics and Intelligent Systems Laboratory. Check out images #5 (TAMER – a collaboration between Computer Science and […]
July 21, 2010
This talk outlines how three primary energy sources: fossil fuels, renewable energy, and nuclear fission, are used to provide all of our energy needs, and how we can move to a much more sustainable energy system in the future.