Mohamad Alipour said teaching computers to recognize visual patterns can improve efficiency in civil engineering operations; he hopes to use them to inspect bridges and buildings, as well as to get the general public involved in spotting problems.
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March 07, 2019
From delving deep into ancient history, current economics and medical research, UVA students are using undergraduate research grants to expand the base of knowledge.
March 06, 2019
Journalism’s imperfect picture of a conflict can shape how readers view the different sides, as a UVA undergraduate student is discovering in his study of the conflict between Russia and Chechnya.
March 05, 2019
As the worldwide population of the elderly increases, one student’s research is focusing on their quality of life, mental health and happiness.
March 04, 2019
Dove-Anna Johnson’s research examines a specific molecule and how it influences body weight, in an effort to find treatment options for eating disorders ranging from obesity to anorexia.
February 28, 2019
The Buildings and Grounds Committee gave preliminary approval for a hotel and conference center to anchor the Ivy Corridor parcel of land.
February 26, 2019
2017 alumnus Sam Campbell is one of 18 Luce Scholars nationwide. He’s seeking to prevent poaching and preserve wildlife on two continents.
February 13, 2019
Muki, praised for his dedication and work ethic, has finally retired as the University’s explosive-detection canine.
February 08, 2019
University of Virginia undergraduate Sarah Corning used her Harrison research award to explore the dangers female migrants from Central America face in Mexico as they leave their homes seeking a better life.
January 23, 2019
Post-doctoral researcher Shakira Hobbs has used her fascination with biofuels to assist a green community in Belize.