Professional Service

  • Entity: Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS) Workshop Chair. 2021 - 2021
  • Role: Committee Member. Entity: Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL) Awards Committee. 2020 - 2020
  • Entity: Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL) Session Chair. 2020 - 2020
  • Entity: IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) Session Chair. 2020 - 2020
  • Entity: Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL) Area Chair. 2020 - 2020
  • Entity: Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS) Publication Chair. 2020 - 2020
  • Entity: National Science Foundation Panel Reviewer. 2019 - 2019
  • Entity: IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robotics (Humanoids) Session Chair. 2019 - 2019
  • Entity: Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL) Program Committee Member. 2019 - 2019
  • Entity: Robotics: Science and Systems Inclusion Chair. 2019 - 2019
  • Entity: IEEE Robotics & Automation Letters (RA-L) Associate Editor. 2018 - present
  • Entity: Conference on Robot Learning (2018) Area Chair. 2018 - 2018
  • Entity: Robotics: Science and Systems 2018 Area Chair. 2018 - 2018
  • Role: Guest Editor. Entity: International Journal of Robotics Research Special Issue on Robotics: Science and Systems 2017. 2017 - present
  • Entity: IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2018 Associate Editor. 2017 - 2018
  • Entity: Conference on Robot Learning (2017) Reviewer. 2017 - 2017
  • Entity: IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems Associate editor. 2017 - 2017
  • Entity: Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS) Conference Conference presentation chair. 2017 - 2017
  • Entity: Robotics and Automation Letters Reviewer. 2016 - 2017
  • Entity: AAMAS Robotics Track (2017), Program Committee Member. 2016 - 2016
  • Entity: IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) Associate editor. 2016 - 2017

Honors & Awards

  • Sloan Fellow. Alfred P Sloan Foundation, 2021
  • Conference on Robot Learning - Best Systems Paper Award. 2019
  • ICRA Best Paper in Robot Manipulation--Finalist. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2019
  • IEEE ICRA 2017 Best Medical Robotics Paper Award. IEEE, 2017

Internal Service

  • NCWIT Learning Circles Committee. Chair, 2020 - 2021. service.
  • Diversity Committee. Chair, 2019 - present. service.
  • Graduate Visit Weekend. Poster Session Organizer, 2017 - 2017. service.
  • Faculty Hiring Committee: Gemstone. Member, 2017 - 2017. service.
  • School of Computing Diversity Committee. Member, 2016 - 2019. service.
  • Graduate Bootcamp Instructor. Instructor, Organizer, 2016 - 2016. service.

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