People

Faculty Members

Dorsa Sadigh  
Dorsa is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department. Her work is focused on the design of algorithms for AI agents and autonomous systems that safely and reliably interact with other intelligent agents including humans.

Postdocs and Visiting Scholars

Yuchen Cui  
Yuchen is a postdoc in the Computer Science Department. Her research focuses on efficient algorithms for enabling low-effort human teaching of robots.

PhD Students

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.
Sidd Karamcheti    (Co-advised with Percy Liang)
Sidd is a PhD student in the Computer Science Department. His work is focused on the intersection of human-robot-interaction and natural language processing.
Andy Shih    (Co-advised with Stefano Ermon)
Andy is a PhD student in the Computer Science Department. His work is focused on tractable probabilistic modeling and multi-agent games.
Suneel Belkhale  
Suneel is a PhD student in the Computer Science department. He is broadly interested in enabling robots to perceive and reason about dynamic real world environments.
Megha Srivastava    (Co-advised with Dan Boneh)
Megha is a PhD student in the Computer Science Department. She is currently interested in studying concerns of reliability, security, and robustness through the lens of human-AI interaction and collaboration.
Jennifer Grannen  
Jennifer is a PhD student in the Computer Science Department. She is interested in multi-agent systems and human interaction algorithms for real-world manipulation tasks.
Priya Sundaresan    (Co-advised with Jeannette Bohg)
Priya is a PhD student in the Computer Science Department. She is interested in robotic manipulation and perception in collaborative or assistive real-world settings.
Joey Hejna  
Joey is a PhD student in the Computer Science Department. He is broadly interested in decision making and robotics.
Suvir Mirchandani  
Suvir is a PhD student in the Computer Science Department. He is interested in how models of human expression can make interactive systems more efficient and reliable.
Hengyuan Hu  
Hengyuan is a PhD student in the Computer Science Department. He is interested in human-AI collaboration and robotic manipulation in the real world.
Jensen Gao  
Jensen is a PhD student in the Computer Science Department. He is broadly interested in data-driven methods for robotics and control.

MS Students

Yilun Hao  
Yilun is a Master’s student in the Computer Science Department. She is currently interested in learning from demonstrations.
Yilin Wu  
Yilin is a Master's student in the Computer Science Department. She is currently interested in robotic manipulation, assistive feeding and reinforcement learning.
Michael Piseno  
Michael is a Master's student in the Computer Science Department. He is interested in robot locomotion and learning representations for robot perception and planning.

Undergraduate Students

Bidipta Sarkar  
Bidipta is an undergraduate in the Computer Science Department. He is interested in reinforcement learning techniques for adaptive multi-agent environments.

PhD/Postdoc Alumni

Zhangjie Cao  
PhD student, CS, 2018-2022 (Next: Quant Research at JQinvestments, China)
Erdem Bıyık  
Ph.D. Student, EE, 2017-2022 (Next: Postdoc at UC Berkeley; starting as an Assistant Professor in Computer Science at USC in 2023)
Dylan Losey  
Postdoctoral Researcher, 2019-2020 (Next: Assistant Professor at Virginia Tech)

Other Alumni

Ruinan (Nancy) Wang  
MS Student, 2021-2022
Raj Palleti  
Undergraduate Student, 2020-2022
Vivek Myers  
Undergraduate Student, 2020-2022 (Next: PhD student at UC Berkeley)
Zihan Wang  
MS Student, 2020-2022 (Next: PhD student at University of Washington)
Madeline Liao  
MS Student, 2020-2022
Daniel A. Lazar  
Research Intern, 2018 (Next: Research Scientist at Facebook Assistant)
Behrad Toghi  
Visiting Researcher, 2021 (Next: Honda Research Institute)
Jerry (Zhiyang) He  
Coterm Student, 2018-2019 (Next: PhD student at UC Berkeley)
Jovana Kondic  
Visiting Student, 2020 (Next: PhD student at MIT)
Songyuan Zhang  
Visiting Student, 2020 (Next: PhD student at MIT)
Albert Zhai  
Visiting Student, 2020 (Next: PhD student at UIUC)
Nicolas Huynh  
Visiting Student, 2019 (Next: PhD student at Cambridge)
Yuxiao (Tracy) Chen  
MS Student, 2020-2021
Woodrow Z. Wang  
Co-term Student, 2018-2021 (Next: Zoox, PhD student at Stanford)
Aditi Talati  
Undergraduate Student, 2020-2021