News & Events


January 11, 2020

Sending clearer signals

In the secluded Russian city where Yury Polyanskiy grew up, all information about computer science came from the outside world. Visitors from distant Moscow would occasionally bring back the latest computer science magazines and software CDs to Polyanskiy’s high school for everyone to share.

December 18, 2019

What a Drone Sees

LIDS professor Sertac Karaman and his team use virtual reality to help reduce drone failure rates.

November 4, 2019

Technique helps robots find the front door

In the not too distant future, robots may be dispatched as last-mile delivery vehicles to drop your takeout order, package, or meal-kit subscription at your doorstep — if they can find the door.