All Events

May 31

CPSRC Seminar: Model Predictive Control for Motion Planning in Urban Environments

Laura Ferranti
Postdoctoral Researcher

Abstract: Every year more than 20 million people are involved in road accidents, mostly caused by human errors. According to the World Health Organization, approximately 1.3 million people lost their lives in these accidents.  Half of the victims are vulnerable road users (VRUs), such as... Read More

May 24

Defense: Stochastic Modeling and Analysis of DNA Polymerase Kinetics Based on Observed Dwell Times

George Labaria
PhD Candidate (Advisor: Hongyun Wang)

Abstract:  DNA Polymerases (DNAPs) are enzymes that make DNA molecules by assembling nucleotides and are responsible for copying the genome in all cells. Fidelity in genome replication is essential for genome integrity. Replication errors could lead to mutations which lead to diseases,... Read More

May 23

CPSRC Seminar: Planning via Constrained Markov Decision Processes

Alessandro Pinto
Technical Fellow

Abstract: In this talk I will retrace our research journey in the area of autonomous and intelligent systems. I will then present a high-level architecture for autonomy and dive into the technical details of a planning system we have implemented to bridge the gap between mission and motion level... Read More