Week in Review: 3/6/16 – 3/12/16

March 11, 2016

Focus: Polariton Laser Upgrade

The emission from a polariton laser shows the coherence that is common to conventional lasers, a step toward using them as high-efficiency alternative light sources. http://physics.aps.org/articles/v9/27

Killer flies: how brain size affects hunting strategy in the insect world

Cambridge researchers are studying what makes a brain efficient and how that affects behaviour in insects. http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/features/killer-flies-how-brain-size-affects-hunting-strategy-in-the-insect-world

Daniel Lee Elected AAAI Fellow

Daniel Lee, UPS Foundation Professor in Transportation with appointments in the Departments of Electrical and Systems Engineering and Computer and Information Science, has been elected Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI).
http://www.seas.upenn.edu/media/news/lee-feb-16.php