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Associate Professor Chad Jenkins and Henry Evans presented a great talk about using robots to improve the quality of life for the physically disabled at the TEDxMidAtlantic 2013 conference in Washington, D.C. Henry, who is a mute quadriplegic, presented remotely via a Beam mobile telepresence system from his home in Northern California. He also ...

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HCRI Speaker Series Announced

Brown University’s Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative (HCRI) is proud to feature a multidisciplinary Speaker Series that will showcase diverse and groundbreaking research undertaken by leaders in science, technology, design, and impact of robotics on society.

The talks will be held on Wednesdays from 12:00-1:30 p.m. in Barus and Holley Room 190 ...

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Chad Jenkins Speaks at National Geographic's Explorer Symposium

Associate Professor Chad Jenkins was named a 2013 National Geographic Emerging Explorer for his research in Human-Robot Interaction, enabling new capabilities for robots to learn from and interact with humans.

National Geographic's Emerging Explorers Program recognizes and supports uniquely gifted and inspiring explorers who are already making a difference early in their careers.

Dr ...