On this episode, Lauren Klein interviews Human-Robotic Interplay researcher Patrícia Alves-Oliveira. Alves-Oliveira tells us in regards to the upcoming RSS Pioneers workshop on the 2020 Robotics: Science and Techniques Convention; the workshop brings senior PhD college students and postdoctoral researchers collectively to collaborate and focus on their work with distinguished members of the robotics discipline. She additionally describes her personal analysis designing robots to encourage creativity in kids.
Patrícia Alves-Oliveira is an upcoming postdoctoral researcher working with Professor Maya Cakmak within the Human-Centered Robotics Lab on the College of Washington. She just lately accomplished her PhD in Human-Robotic Interplay on the Lisbon College Institute supervised by Profs. Ana Paiva and Patrícia Arriaga, additionally working as a visiting scholar within the Human-Robotic Collaboration and Companionship Laboratory at Cornell College, supervised by Professor Man Hoffman. Patrícia’s analysis focuses on using social robots as intervention instruments to complement artistic behaviors in kids. Patrícia’s overarching aim as a Human-Robotic Interplay researcher is to research how and the place robots can be utilized to empower innate human qualities and experiences.