Shedding Light on Dark Matter

Shedding Light on Dark Matter

UD computer scientist co-leads $1 million project to identify and localize dark-matter particles Dark matter makes up an estimated 85 percent of the universe, according to scientists. But, despite years of study, scientists still do not know what dark matter is. One...
Giving Smart Vehicles Their Sense of Direction

Giving Smart Vehicles Their Sense of Direction

Engineering professor develops algorithms for simultaneous localization and mapping Scientists around the world are racing to develop self-driving vehicles, but a few essential components have yet to be perfected. One is localization — the vehicle’s ability to...
Help At Your Fingertips

Help At Your Fingertips

New app designed for opioid users, loved ones, providers A new smartphone app puts a network of information and support about opioid and other substance use disorders into the hands of users, their loved ones and health care providers. The app, Help Near and Now (or...
Searching for the Big Picture

Searching for the Big Picture

$1.9 million NIH grant helps UD computer scientists make biomedical research easier to peruse Whether you visit The New York Times or Buzzfeed, you probably first glance at images and then scan headlines and captions to see what the articles are about. Now, imagine...
Detecting Hidden Threat

Detecting Hidden Threat

UD professor and post-doctoral fellow develop technology to help soldiers spot explosive devices Soldiers in combat have to constantly scan their surroundings for improvised explosive devices (IEDs), a signature weapon of modern warfare. These homemade bombs are often...
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