February 11, 2014
Today, the U.S. Patent Office officially issued to Anatoli Gorchetchnikov, Heather Ames, Fabrizio Santini, and Massimiliano Versacea a patent that covers brain-based computational models running on graphic processing units (GPU). We see this invention as an important foundation for real-time artificial intelligence and robotics applications.
December 19, 2013
About the CELEST Summer Program for Undergraduates The summer program for undergraduate students involves research internships with CELEST faculty members who utilize experimental and/or computational approaches to the neuroscience of learning. Members of groups underrepresented in science are particularly encouraged to apply.
December 16, 2013
What will it take to get robots out of YouTube and into our day to day lives? Max Versace, Director of the Boston University Neuromorphics Lab, talks about the state of the art in robotic bodies, brains and minds. He says that in just a few years, it will be robotic intelligence that will make […]
The Lab collaborates with Neurala to launch a “Drive a Robot on Mars” exhibit at the Museum of Science, BostonDecember 13, 2013
CAMBRIDGE, MA – December 13, 2013 – Visitors to the Museum of Science will be able to drive a robot on the Surface of “Mars” using software created by Cambridge, MA-based robotics company, Neurala, Inc., working collaboratively with the Boston University Neuromorphics Lab in the context of an STTR Phase II award with NASA. The […]
November 26, 2013
Job position: Postdoctoral Associate in Computational Neuroscience Boston University Neuromorphics Laboratory Be at the forefront of designing the next generation neural models to power mobile robots. The Boston University Neuromorphics Lab (nl.bu.edu), working with NASA and industrial partners, is researching cutting-edge neuromorphic models and will help translate this technology into real products for consumers and […]
October 7, 2013
The CELEST and CompNet Neuromorphics Lab and Neurala was awarded a Phase II NASA Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Award to build “Adaptive bio-inspired navigation for planetary exploration” . As part of this effort,the team is building neural software for planetary exploration robots such as Curiosity to autonomously explore novel environments, memorize locations of obstacles […]
September 18, 2013
The Neuromprhics Lab will be featured in a nationwide Boston University advertising campaign, which features the exciting research of some of BU’s most talented faculty. Boston University has launched this effort three years ago to raise the research profile of the University among researchers and other influential academic opinion-makers.
September 4, 2013
The CELEST and CompNet Neuromorphics Lab and Neurala at the Boston Museum Of Science were jointly invited to participate at the event “Mars and Beyond” helo at the MOS on September 1, 2013. In the event, visitors have the chance to explore cool science and technology relating to space exploration, with live presentations and activities. The […]
August 2, 2013
Varsha Shankar will be presenting at the IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering, San Diego, CA 6-8 November 2013. The conference paper features the work done in collaboration between the CELEST Neuromorphics Lab and the Speech Lab.
July 10, 2013
The Neuromorphics Lab featured in the Summer 2013 edition of Bostonia. “In The Jetsons, the helper robot of the future handles all manner of chores. Rosie can do the laundry, pick up the groceries, and keep Elroy out of trouble.” Read more