Experience

Fall 2019 - Present

PhD Student

I am currently a Robotics Ph.D. student at Carnegie Mellon University, interested in human-robot interaction. My advisor is Dr. Reid Simmons

Summer 2019

Graduate Intern - Autonomy

I worked at Siemens as an intern to develop a demonstration of a robot imitating human movement in real-time towards the goal of creating socially-aware, cognizant manufacturing assistants for the factory for the future. This work is a collaboration between Siemens and Dr. Amy LaViers from the RAD Lab

Summer 2018

Air Force Research Laboratory Intern

I was an AFRL Scholar at Kirtland Air Force Base on a project involving the development and enhancement of holonomic, omnidirectional robots' capabilities for algorithmic development and testing.

Fall 2017 - Spring 2019

Masters Student

I worked with Dr. Amy LaViers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. At the Robotics, Automation, and Dance (RAD) Lab, we try to better understand human movement, so we can program and control robots to execute more complex movements.

Fall 2016 - Spring 2017

Engineering Design Head Writing Mentor

I worked as the head writing mentor to a freshman engineering design course (ENGI 120) during my senior year of college. This job involved technical writing, organizational, and leadership skills.

Summer 2016

SURE Robotics Intern (Research Experiences for Undergraduates)

I worked at RAIL (Robotic Autonomy and Interactive Lab) at Georgia Tech through a summer research program. My advisor was Dr. Sonia Chernova, and I worked closely with post-doctoral fellow Reza Ahmadzadeh.

Summer 2015

Software Development and Marketing Intern

I performed market research, competitive analysis, database development, website design for Human Talented.

Summers 2014-2015

Quality Assurance Automation Intern

I developed automation scripts to test current products and identify defects for IRON Solutions.