Tucker Hermans portrait
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  • Associate Professor, School Of Computing
  • Assistant Professor, School Of Computing
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Professional Service

  • Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS). Workshop Chair. 01/2021 - 07/2021
  • Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL). Role: Committee Member. Awards Committee. 11/2020 - 11/2020
  • Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL). Session Chair. 11/2020 - 11/2020
  • IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). Session Chair. 09/2020 - 10/2020
  • Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL). Area Chair. 07/2020 - 11/2020
  • Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS). Publication Chair. 06/2020 - 10/2020
  • National Science Foundation. Panel Reviewer. 12/2019 - 12/2019
  • IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robotics (Humanoids). Session Chair. 10/2019 - 10/2019
  • Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL). Program Committee Member. 07/2019 - 08/2019
  • Robotics: Science and Systems. Inclusion Chair. 01/2019 - 08/2019
  • IEEE Robotics & Automation Letters (RA-L). Associate Editor. 08/2018 - present
  • Conference on Robot Learning (2018). Area Chair. 02/2018 - 09/2018
  • Robotics: Science and Systems 2018. Area Chair. 02/01/2018 - 07/2018
  • International Journal of Robotics Research. Role: Guest Editor. Special Issue on Robotics: Science and Systems 2017. 11/2017 - present
  • IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2018. Associate Editor. 09/15/2017 - 01/11/2018
  • Conference on Robot Learning (2017). Reviewer. 07/2017 - 09/2017
  • IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Associate editor. 03/01/2017 - 08/2017
  • Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS) Conference. Conference presentation chair. 01/01/2017 - 07/2017
  • Robotics and Automation Letters. Reviewer. 10/02/2016 - 02/07/2017
  • AAMAS Robotics Track (2017),. Program Committee Member . 10/01/2016 - 12/09/2016
  • IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). Associate editor. 09/15/2016 - 01/01/2017

Honors & Awards

  • Sloan Fellow. Alfred P Sloan Foundation, 02/16/2021
  • Conference on Robot Learning - Best Systems Paper Award. 11/2019
  • ICRA Best Paper in Robot Manipulation--Finalist. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 05/24/2019
  • IEEE ICRA 2017 Best Medical Robotics Paper Award. IEEE, 06/01/2017

Internal Service

  • NCWIT Learning Circles Committee. Chair, 01/2020 - 01/2021. Department service.
  • Diversity Committee. Chair, 08/2019 - present. Department service.
  • Graduate Visit Weekend. Poster session organizer, 01/11/2017 - 02/24/2017. Department service.
  • Faculty Hiring Committee: Gemstone. Member, 01/10/2017 - 06/2017. Department service.
  • School of Computing Diversity Committee. Member, 09/26/2016 - 08/2019. Department service.
  • Graduate Bootcamp Instructor. Instructor, organizer, 08/01/2016 - 12/10/2016. Department service.

Outreach

  • KSL.com Interviewed for: “An intro to artificial intelligence for the average human”. 01/30/2019 - 01/30/2019
  • KRCL, Radioactive, Discussion Panelist: “The Changing Nature of Work, Robots and Mindfulness”. 01/07/2019 - 01/07/2019
  • Outreach Lecture: “AlphaGo: In Context and In Depth”. 04/10/2018 - 04/10/2018
  • Outreach Demonstration: “Robot Learning for Manipulation” Engineering Day: University of Utah. 11/2017 - 11/2017
  • Outreach Lecture: “Robotics: Computing Interacting with the World” Red, White, and U Day: University of Utah. 04/2017 - 04/2017
  • Outreach Demonstration: “How to Program a Robot” Project Youth: University of Utah. 04/2017 - 04/2017
  • Engineering Day: Robot Learning by Demonstration - Developed and led, along with 2 graduate students, an interactive lecture for teaching high school studens the basics of computer programming through teaching a Baxter robot to play a toy piano. 10/28/2016 - 11/05/2016

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