Mary “Missy” Cummings is a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at Duke University, and is currently the director of the Humans and Autonomy Laboratory and Duke Robotics.
As a child, McLurkin was constantly building with any materials he could access. Today, he continues this tradition using Mother Nature as a model researching & developing algorithms to program autonomous robots.
One of the top data scientists in the world, Severence MacLaughlin is a recognized authority on artificial intelligence and leveraging AI, data sciences and advanced analytics to overcome challenges and optimize opportunities.
Peter Stone is the founder and director of the Learning Agents Research Group (LARG) within the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory in the Department of Computer Science at The University of Texas at Austin.
Giving rise to genius machines with superhuman intelligence, empathy and expressiveness, Dr. David Hanson has received international acclaim for creating the world’s most humanlike robots, most notably, Sophia.