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[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] UNR REU Site on Collaborative Human-Robot Interaction

David Feil-Seifer
The Department of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of
Nevada, Reno is offering a NSF-supported 10-week research experience
for undergraduates in Collaborative HRI. The site will develop new
autonomous robot capabilities and supporting network and data science
technology to address real-world challenges of operating autonomous
systems in hospital, clinic, home, and infrastructure environments.

Activities:
* Autonomous Underground Robotic Inspection
* Empirical Study of Socially-Appropriate Interaction
* Language-Based Human-Robot Collaboration
* Path Planning Development for Dirt Cleaning Robots
* Development of HRI Simulator for Multi-Objective Optimization
* Network management of heterogeneous  robotics devices in a wireless
environment
* Data Collection and Analysis Tools For Natural Human-Human Interaction

In addition to participating in a hands-on orientation week, students
will also participate in workshops on how to write an application for
graduate school and how to write an application for a National Science
Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF). Students will
participate in a research project, prepare a written report on their
project, and present to the University's undergraduate research
symposium.

Award Information:
* $5,000 stipend for 10 weeks
* On-campus housing provided
* Food allowance
* Round-trip travel expenses up to $800

Total: approximately $8,000

For more information or to apply, go to:  https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.unr.edu_robotics-2Dreu&d=DwIBaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=n3EHibkHA5CWzUQ06enrwFmLgtg8ta45h5nCvvAC2Po&s=y0F7rT7F1emViuxgndVIcuo_yg0zdKGNVtCOgwnjAg4&e=

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David Feil-Seifer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering
University of Nevada, Reno, 89557
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__cse.unr.edu_-7Edave&d=DwIBaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=n3EHibkHA5CWzUQ06enrwFmLgtg8ta45h5nCvvAC2Po&s=i_-ZU2WVgIYjd2RBPZjyRDZ7iWbxJudjB_X8nvwacrE&e=
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