WST Learning Community Lunch, 2/27/2018

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Tuesday February 27, 2018
      12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
  • Location: Ferst Place, Student Success Center, Atlanta, GA
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  • Fee(s):
    N/A
  • Extras:
    Free food
Contact

RSVP to wst.lrn.c@gmail.com

Summaries

Summary Sentence: WST Learning Community Lunch with Linda J. and Mark C. Smith Chair Professor and School of Interactive Computing Chair Dr. Ayanna Howard.

Full Summary: Join Linda J. and Mark C. Smith Chair Professor and School of Interactive Computing Chair Dr. Ayanna Howard at Ferst Place for a complimentary lunch and enriching discussion addressing your professional and academic questions. Attendance is limited. If interested, please RSVP to wst.lrn.c@gmail.com.

Join Dr. Ayanna Howard, Linda J. and Mark C. Smith Chair Professor and School of Interactive Computing Chair, at Ferst Place for a complimentary lunch and enriching discussion addressing your professional and academic questions. Attendance is limited. If interested, please RSVP to wst.lrn.c@gmail.com.

Dr. Ayanna Howard received her B.S. in Engineering from Brown University, her M.S.E.E. from the University of Southern California, and her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles in 1999. Her area of research is centered around the concept of humanized intelligence, the process of embedding human cognitive capability into the control path of autonomous systems. This work, which addresses issues of human-robot interaction, learning, and autonomous control, has resulted in over 180 peer-reviewed publications in a number of projects - from scientific rover navigation in glacier environments to assistive robots for the home. To date, her unique accomplishments have been highlighted through a number of awards and articles, including highlights in USA Today, Upscale, and TIME Magazine, as well as being named a MIT Technology Review top young innovator, recognized as NSBE Educator of the Year, and receiving the Georgia-Tech Outstanding Interdisciplinary Activities Award.

From 1993-2005, Dr. Howard was at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, where she led research efforts on various robotic projects utilizing vision, fuzzy logic, and neural network methodologies. In 2005, she joined the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Tech, where she is a member of the systems and controls technical interest group and the founder of the Human-Automation Systems (HumAnS) Laboratory. Dr. Howard has also served a term as the Associate Director of Research for the Georgia Tech Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines and a term as Chair of the multidisciplinary Robotics Ph.D. program at Georgia Tech.

Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
No
Groups

The Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Public, Undergraduate students
Categories
Career/Professional development
Keywords
robotics, College of Engineering; School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Status
  • Created By: Christina Lucas
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Jan 8, 2018 - 11:17am
  • Last Updated: Jan 8, 2018 - 4:10pm