Anca Dragan wins 2021 IEEE RAS Early Career Award


Anca Dragan has won the 2021 IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Early Career Award – Academic For pioneering algorithmic human-robot interaction.  This award is bestowed on current members of IEEE who are in the early stage of their career, and who have made an identifiable contribution or contributions which have had a major impact on the robotics and/or automation fields.  Dragan runs the InterACT lab and is the principal investigator for the Center for Human-Compatible AI.  Her research explores ways to enable robots to work with, around and in support of people, autonomously generating behavior in a way that formally accounts for their interactions with humans.