October 9, 2019
Computer science & engineering professor Cindy Bethel was recently named as one of 2019’s “30 women in robotics you need to know about” by Robohub.com.
Bethel’s research focuses on human-robot interaction, interface designs, robotics, human-computer interaction, affective computing, and cognitive science. Specifically, she has helped design robots that aid trauma victims and mobile robots to assist law enforcement and first responders.
Bethel is the director of the Social, Therapeutic, and Robotic Systems Lab and was a 2019 U.S. – Australian Fulbright Senior Scholar at the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia. She was previously a NSF Computing Innovation Postdoctoral Research Fellow (CIFellow) at Yale University.
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By: Kaleigh Walker