RoboBusiness 2019 Announces Dr. Robin R. Murphy as First Keynote Speaker

Dr. Robin Murphy is director of CRASAR and the Center for Emergency Informatics, both at Texas A&M University in College Station.

March 21, 2019      

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — RoboBusiness is excited to announce its first keynote speaker for 2019, Dr. Robin R. Murphy.

Dr. Robin R. Murphy is the Raytheon Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University and a director of the Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue, specializing in human-robot interaction and human-centered AI for ground, air, and marine robots. She is the author of over 150 papers and four books including the award-winning Disaster Robotics, a TED speaker, and founder of Roboticists Without Borders.

Robin R. Murphy

Dr. Robin R. Murphy, Texas A&M University

She has deployed ground, air, and marine robots to over 28 disasters in five countries, including at the World Trade Center (9/11), Hurricane Katrina, the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, Hurricane Harvey and the Kilauea volcanic eruption. Her innovative teaching style has resulted in Robotics Through Science Fiction: Artificial Intelligence Explained Through Six Classic Stories (MIT Press) and the Robotics Through Science Fiction blog.

Dr. Murphy’s keynote will survey the applications and impact of ground, aerial, and marine robots to assist emergency management.

Don’t miss this innovative keynote on the RoboBusiness stage October 1-3, 2019. Register today to receive the lowest rates!

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