Experts in Subject: Robotics

Artificial Intelligence, Computer science, Human-robot interaction, Robotics

Professor Jim Boerkoel

Jim Boerkoel, PhD, specializes in human robot interaction, artificial intelligence, and interaction design—designing better human computer interactions. Boerkoel directs the Human Experience & Agent Teamwork Lab. The goal of the HEATLab is to develop techniques that augment humans’ own cognitive and physical abilities to create integrated human-agent teams that are more capable than their individual counterparts. […]

Autonomous mobile robots, control theory, Engineering, Mapping and localization, Motion planning, Multi-robot systems, Robotics, Underwater robotics

Chris Clark with AUV

Chris Clark, PhD, focuses his teaching and research on autonomous systems, including underwater robots and other field robotic systems. Clark runs the Lab for Autonomous and Intelligent Robotics (LAIR), which researches multi-robot applications including motion planning, localization, mapping, integration of social systems and control. Clark’s research projects include AUV shark tracking off of Catalina Island, […]

Computer science, Computer vision, CS curriculum, CS outreach, High school CS, Middle school CS, Robotics

Zach Dodds

Zachary Dodds, PhD, Leonard-Johnson-Rae Professor of Computer Science, researches robotic hand/eye coordination and computer vision-based robotics. He is interested in finding the best way to tell a robot what to do and ensure it gets done, using cameras as sensors. When a robot and a human are looking at the same thing, it isn’t obvious […]

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