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Luis Sentis

The University of Texas at Austin

Luis Sentis is a professor in the department of aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics at The University of Texas at Austin. He is also the chair-elect of Good Systems which aligns perfectly with his vision of human-centered robots. He received his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and holds a B.S. degree in Telecommunications and Electronics Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. Before Stanford, he worked in Silicon Valley as a Controls Engineer for clean room automation. In Austin, he leads the Human Centered Robotics Laboratory focusing on control, task and motion planning, human factors, and experimentation with human-centered robots. He is also a founding member of the UT Robotics Portfolio Program and the UT Ethics of AI Portfolio Program. He was the UT Austin’s Lead for DARPA’s Robotics Challenge with NASA Johnson Space Center where he helped to design and test the Valkyrie humanoid robot. His research has been funded by ONR, NASA, NSF, ARL, AFC, USSF, DARPA and private companies.

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Events featuring Luis Sentis
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