South Australia’s leadership in space innovation has been recognised, with a University of Adelaide-led team securing first place in a global AI competition organised by the European Space Agency.
The University of Adelaide’s Professor Shizhang Qiao has been named as SA Scientist of the Year in this year’s Science Excellence and Innovation Awards.
A team of undergraduate and honours students from the University of Adelaide has been awarded third prize and US$75,000 in the NASA Space Robotics Challenge, as well as an Innovation Award for its work on critical challenges in the competition.
Microsoft has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Australian Institute for Machine Learning, to jointly explore how advanced cloud computing, AI, computer vision and machine learning can be applied in space, beyond Earth’s surface.
Australia’s position as one of the world leaders in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning will be further boosted thanks to $20 million announced in the Federal Budget towards a new national centre, to be based at the University of Adelaide.
The University of Adelaide’s world-leading Australian Institute for Machine Learning – the largest research group of its kind in the nation – has today officially opened its new research and learning space at Adelaide’s innovation precinct, Lot Fourteen.
Driverless cars could worsen traffic congestion in the coming decades, partly because of drivers’ attitudes to the emerging technology and a lack of willingness to share their rides.