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Cynthia Breazeal

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Cynthia Breazeal

Awards: Office of Naval Research's Young Investigator Award for her work in robotics

Biography

Born in Albuquerque, Cynthia Breazeal is an associative professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), director of the Personal Robots Group and best known for her work in human-computer interaction.

Education

Breazeal has a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, an S.M. and SC.D in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT. She has also published over 100 peer-reviewed articles on subjects ranging from artificial intelligence to human-robot interaction.

Robotics Career

She was awarded the Office of Naval Research's Young Investigator Award for her work in robotics. Her most famous work is that of “Kismet”, a robot capable of human interaction through expressions. Her ongoing research is focused on social interaction and intelligent learning between humans and robots.

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