People

Faculty Members

Dorsa Sadigh  
Dorsa is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department and Electrical Engineering Department. Her work is focused on the design of algorithms for autonomous systems that safely and reliably interact with people.

PhD Students

Erdem Bıyık  
Erdem is a PhD student in the Electrical Engineering Department. His work focuses on efficient and active learning algorithms for robotics, and on developing methods for multi-agent safety-critical systems.
Minae Kwon  
Minae is a PhD student in the Computer Science Department. She is broadly interested in enabling robots to intelligently interact with, influence, and adapt to humans.
Mengxi Li    (Co-advised with Jeannette Bohg)
Mengxi is a PhD student in the Electrical Engineering Department. Her work focuses on designing algorithms for robots to interact with humans in multi-agent and physical interaction settings.
Zhangjie Cao  
Zhangjie is a PhD student in the Computer Science Department. His work is focused on transfer learning and imitation learning in interactive settings.
Sidd Karamcheti    (Co-advised with Percy Liang)
Sidd is a PhD student in the Computer Science Department. His work is at the intersection of natural language processing and robotics, with a goal of building adaptive agents that can collaborate effectively with humans through language, and act safely in different environments.
Andy Shih    (Co-advised with Stefano Ermon)
Andy is a PhD student in the Computer Science Department. His work is focused on learning, leveraging, and influencing representations in multi-agent games.
Nick Landolfi    (Co-advised with Sanjay Lall)
Nick is a PhD student in the Computer Science Department, primarily advised by Prof. Sanjay Lall.

MS Students

Yuxiao (Tracy) Chen  
Tracy is a Master’s student in the Electrical Engineering Department. Her work focuses on haptics controls, simulations, and learning for human-robot interactions.

Undergraduate Students

Woodrow Z. Wang  
Woody is an undergraduate student in the Computer Science department. His work focuses on improving human-robot interaction and modeling human driving behavior in near-accident scenarios.
Suvir Mirchandani  
Suvir is an undergraduate student in the Computer Science department. He is interested in how models of human expression can make interactive systems more efficient and reliable.
Vivek Myers  
Vivek is an undergraduate in the Mathematics and Computer Science departments. He is interested in active learning techniques for robotic and biological applications.
Aditi Talati  
Aditi is an undergraduate student in the Computer Science Department. Her work focuses on modeling humans for more effective HRI and learning from various forms of human feedback in robotics.
Songyuan Zhang  
Songyuan is an undergraduate student in Tsien Excellence in Engineering Program at Tsinghua University. His work focuses on developing learning algorithms for robots so that they can learn from and surpass human demonstrators.

Visiting Researchers

Behrad Toghi  
Behrad is a visiting researcher from University of Central Florida.

Alumni

Dylan Losey  
Postdoctoral Researcher, 2019-2020 (Currently an Assistant Professor at Virginia Tech)
Jerry (Zhiyang) He  
Coterm Student, 2018-2019 (Currently a PhD student at UC Berkeley)
Daniel A. Lazar  
Research Intern, 2018 (Currently a PhD student at UC Santa Barbara)
Jovana Kondic  
Visiting Student, 2020
Nicolas Huynh  
Visiting Student, 2019