News 2017-04-08T08:16:46+00:00


Technology Has Come A Long Way, But What Does The Future Hold?

November 8, 2017 7:18 PM By David Highfield https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZHnrC_hojU   PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Cell phones and computers have dramatically changed our lives. Today’s reality would have seemed like science fiction when many of us were growing up, so what’s next? You may get [...]

November 9th, 2017|

Boeing stakes spinoff from CMU’s Robotics Institute

By Patty Tascarella – Senior Reporter, Pittsburgh Business Times Boeing Co.’s new venture capital arm has invested in Pittsburgh-based Near Earth Autonomy, plus partnering to explore technologies for defense and commercial applications. Near Earth, a spinoff from Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute, develops software and [...]

October 30th, 2017|

Rhinehart and Kitani receive Marr Prize Honorable Mention award

RI PhD student, Nick Rhinehart, and RI faculty, assistant research professor Kris Kitani, received the Marr Prize Honorable Mention award at the International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) 2017, for their work on "First Person Activity Forecasting with Online Inverse Reinforcement Learning" Project link

October 25th, 2017|

Continuing Role For Robotics At Former Steel Mill

Hazelwood Green Will Be Home For Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Institute A view of downtown Pittsburgh is visible through the beams of the Hazelwood Green site. The Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Institute will be one of the anchor tenants of Hazelwood Green, the former Jones [...]

October 25th, 2017|

Boeing Invests in Drone Startup in Push for Automated Technology

By Dana Hull - Bloomberg Technology October 19, 2017 Near Earth spun out of Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Institute Aerospace companies increasing support for new technologies   Boeing Co. is investing in Pittsburgh-based Near Earth Autonomy, a self-guided drone startup, marking its first financial backing for [...]

October 19th, 2017|

Faculty Spotlight: Henny Admoni

Assistant Professor of Robotics Helps Robots Help You By Susie Cribbs Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Henny Admoni once thought she'd be a journalist. Instead, she's the latest addition to the Robotics Institute's faculty — poised to change the way we interact with robots forever. [...]

October 18th, 2017|