Some highlights from the list include:
- Nancy Amato, a professor at Texas A&M and on the CRA’s Board of Directors.
Amato is noted for her research on the algorithmic foundations of motion planning, computational biology, computational geometry and parallel computing, as well as her leadership in broadening participation in the industry. Her 1998 paper on probabilistic roadmap methods is one of the most important papers on this field.
- Fei-Fei Li, an associate professor at Stanford University and Director of Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab and Stanford Vision Lab.
Here work at SAIL has helped to create software capable of recognizing scenes in still photographs—and accurately describe them using natural language.
- Wendy Roberts, the CEO of both Future Skies, a company which mostly develops software for the US Department of Defense, and Five Elements Robotics.
[Five Element’s] Budgee,™ a friendly robot that follows you around and carries your stuff, won two Gold Stevie Awards in 2015; Technical Innovation of the Year at the American Business Awards, and New Product Award for Consumer Electronics.
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