MBZIRC Challenge 1: Capture Intruder Drones

MBZIRC Challenge 1: Capture Intruder Drones

Although the most sophisticated military and commercial drones cost millions of dollars, small drones for hobbyists are now very inexpensive and widely available. Most people purchasing a drone have no nefarious masterplan in mind: they’re enchanted by the use of a drone for a unique photographic perspective, smooth video footage,…

Khalifa University to Drive AI Innovation in the UAE

Khalifa University to Drive AI Innovation in the UAE

KU’s New Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Systems Institute makes AI a Central Focus of its Academic and Research Activities Self-driving cars, cancer diagnosis systems and workflow optimizations: the uses of artificial intelligence technology are exhaustive, ranging from the artistic to the mundane, from life-saving to recreational. AI is by no…

Portable Glucose Sensor Could Improve Diabetes Treatment

Portable Glucose Sensor Could Improve Diabetes Treatment

Researchers at Khalifa University’s System-on-Chip Center file patent for a novel low-cost glucose sensor that can measure glucose at neutral pH conditions, resulting in a lower-cost and more compact device The World Health Organization estimates that over 382 million people worldwide have diabetes, a metabolic disorder affecting blood sugar levels….

Making Abu Dhabi Happier with Every Tweet

Making Abu Dhabi Happier with Every Tweet

In a world where over 600 million tweets are sent every day, making sense of it all requires specialized big data interpretation – especially when those tweets are in Arabic. Every second, on average, around 7,800 tweets are sent. This equates to 473,000 tweets every minute, 681 million tweets per…

Smart Phone App to Spot Depression

Smart Phone App to Spot Depression

Novel Mobile Application Developed at Khalifa University Focuses on Keystroke Dynamics to Detect Depression, Could Help Raise Awareness for Medical Care Mental illness is the single largest burden to global disabilities, with depression identified as the leading cause of disability worldwide. Early detection and intervention are crucial, but social stigma…