IRIM Robotics Seminar–Andrea Thomaz

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  • Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Marcus Nanotechnology Building, Room 1116

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Georgia Tech’s Andrea Thomaz presents a seminar as part of the IRIM Robotics Seminar Series. The event will be held in the Marcus Nanotechnology Building from 12-1 p.m. and is open to the public. 


Andrea L. Thomaz is an associate professor in the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech. She joined the faculty in 2007. Thomaz earned a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 1999, and Sc.M. and Ph.D. degrees from MIT in 2002 and 2006. She has published in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Human-Robot Interaction. Currently, she directs the Socially Intelligent Machines lab, which is affiliated with the Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines (IRIM) and the GVU Center. Her research aims to computationally model mechanisms of human social learning in order to build social robots and other machines that are intuitive for everyday people to teach.

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