Georgia Tech’s Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines is led by Henrik I. Christensen, a noted roboticist and thinker who recently speculated that children born today will never have to drive a conventional car. He’s constantly cited as a source for where robotics is heading in the future, even speculating here as to what Google will do with all its recent robotics acquisitions.
The program aims to give students an understanding of a diversity of robotics topics, such as mechanics, interaction, perception, and artificial intelligence and cognition.
KUKA Chair of Robotics Henrik I. Christensen, a Distinguished Professor in the College of Computing and the founding executive director of the Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines, is an internationally recognized leader in robotics. (Credit: Georgia Tech: Rob Felt)
Henrik I. Christensen, IRIM Executive Director
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