Robotics explores the problem of how a machine can interact with the physical world as effectively as humans and other living creatures. At Carnegie Mellon, we typically divide this ability into the three categorie: perception, cognition and action. Some research efforts are focused in just one of these areas, but an important thread in robotics is to study an entire integrated system. Carnegie Mellon has strong efforts of both types: studies of machine perception and artificial intelligence in particular, and also studies of integrated robotic systems working in key application areas. We have particular strengths in learning robots and human robot interaction.

Faculty working in this area:

Last First Title Emailsort descending
Touretzky David Research Professor
Wactlar Howard Alumni Research Professor
Hodgins Jessica Professor
Mason Matthew Professor, Computer Science and Robotics
Erdmann Michael Professor, Computer Science and Robotics
Pollard Nancy Associate Professor
Reddy Raj Moza Bint Nasser University Professor
Simmons Reid Research Professor
Goldstein Seth Associate Professor
Veloso Manuela M. Department Head for Machine Learning & Herbert A. Simon University Professor of Computer Science
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