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3 Oct 2014 Prof. Kevin H. Knuth presented a talk titled "Automating Science with Robotic Explorers" to the departments of physics, chemistry and biology at Lemoyne College in Syracuse NY.

20 May 2013 KnuthLab team: Malakar, Gladkov and Knuth published the paper Modeling a Sensor to Improve Its Efficacy in the Journal of Sensors. This work represents an effort lead by Dr. Nabin Malakar (former lab member) and undergraduate researcher Daniil Gladkov.

15 Sep 2012 KnuthLab's Autonomous Robotic Exploration research was featured on NHK Worldnet (Japan Broadcasting Company). 2012. Explore the mysteries of Martian Curiosity (キュリオシティ 火星の謎を探る). Aired in Japan on 15 Sept 2012.

25 March 2011 Ali Chaudry has been awarded a 2011 Provost’s Award
Project: Robust and Economical Autonomous Navigation via Advanced Bayesian Methods
Ali’s work was part of our laboratory’s NASA-funded research in collaboration with Autonomous Exploration Inc. to develop a vision-based navigation system for robots and space-suits.

February 12, 2010 Prof. Kevin H. Knuth awarded a University at Albany Faculty Research Award for his proposal titled “Tripping the Light Phantasma: Bayesian Model-Based Machine Vision”

February 3, 2010 Article in The University at Albany College of Arts and Scientists 2010 News and Events on Prof. Kevin H. Knuth's start-up company Autonomous Exploration Inc.

December 25, 2009 Prof. Kevin H. Knuth, together with Ercan Kuruoglu, are organizing a Bayesian Machine Intelligence Session at the 2nd International Workshop on Cognitive Information Processing (CIP2010) to be held from 14-15 June, 2010 on Elba Island (Tuscany), Italy.

November 2009 The Knuth Cyberphysics Laboratory in collaboration with Autonomous Exploration Inc. has been awarded a 2009 NASA Phase I SBIR grant for the proposal titled Advanced Bayesian Methods for Lunar Surface Navigation. We will be working toward developing navigation systems that target the new Lunar Electric Rover and the Mark III space suits.

September 25, 2009 Prof. Kevin H. Knuth was invited to present a talk titled “Automating the Processes of Inference and Inquiry” at the From Game Theory to Game Engineering Workshop, Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance, Oxford, UK. This talk discussed the foundation of automated inference and inquiry and its application to game theory.

February 2009 Prof. Kevin H. Knuth presented a talk titled “Automating science” at the New York Workshop on Computer, Earth, and Space Sciences (CESS 2009), NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, NY, Feb 2009.
Video Presentation: Knuth at CESS 2009

November 2008 Prof. Kevin H. Knuth and Julian Center (CEO, Autonomous Exploration Inc.) presented a talk titled “Autonomous Sensor Placement” at the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Practical Robot Applications in Woburn MA. In addition to the talk, a demonstration of a robot employing autonomous sensor placement was performed.

October 14, 2008 University at Albany Campus News Article on Prof. Knuth: Developing Robotic Scientists for Space Exploration

September 2008 Prof. Kevin H. Knuth presented a talk titled “Intelligent science platforms” at the NASA Conference on Intelligent Data Understanding (CIDU 2008), at NASA Headquarters, Washington DC.

April 14, 2008 Prof. Kevin H. Knuth awarded a University at Albany Faculty Research Award for his proposal titled “Developing Robotic Explorers”