Human-Robotic Teaming

Julie A. Adams
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee


The focus of this talk will be the current human-robotic teaming research being conducted in the Human-Machine Teaming laboratory at Vanderbilt University. Current research activities include: the development and testing of a PDA-based user interface to control a mobile robot; the development an interface that provides situational awareness for large teams of autonomous vehicles; and the development of an interface between NASA's humanoid robot, Robonaut and an astronaut.


Dr. Adams is an Assistant Professor in Vanderbilt University's Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department. She earned her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania's School of Engineering. She has previously worked for Honeywell Research and Eastman Kodak. Prior to joining Vanderbilt, she was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Rochester Institute of Technology.

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