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Luis Sentis

The University of Texas at Austin

Luis Sentis is a Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at The University of Texas at Austin, where he serves as director of the Human Centered Robotics Laboratory, a lab focused on control, task and motion planning, human factors, and experimentation with humanoid robots, mobile manipulation robots, exoskeletons and autonomous systems. Sentis serves on the executive team for Good Systems, UT Austin’s interdisciplinary research initiative focused on Ethical AI, and is a founding member and innovation advisor for Apptronik Systems, a company designing human-centered robotic products. Sentis was a lead for DARPA's Robotics Challenge with NASA Johnson Space Center where he helped design and test the Valkyrie humanoid robot. He has been awarded the NASA Elite Team Award.

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