Director of the National Robotics Engineering Center
Carnegie Mellon University
Friday, September 14
Lesson Learned from Two Decades of Robotics Development and Thoughts on Where We Go from Here
Abstract: In this talk, Herman Herman will offer various lessons learned from developing various robots for the last 2 decades at the National Robotics Engineering Center. He will also offer his perspective on the future of autonomous robots in various industries, including self-driving cars, material handling and consumer robotics.
Bio: Dr. Herman Herman is the Director of NREC and has 25 years of experience in developing robotic vehicles, sensors and electronics for defense, agriculture, mining and other markets. His expertise include perception, sensor design and integration, robotic system design and integration, autonomy, communications, user interfaces, hardware, electronics and test bed design. Dr. Herman has been with NREC since its inauguration in 1996 and became the Director in 2015. Dr. Herman holds a Ph.D. in robotics from Carnegie Mellon University.