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Amy LaViers

Amy LaViers is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her Robotics, Automation, and Dance (RAD) Lab specializes in the development of expressive robotic systems.

Can Robot Bodies Express The Same Behaviors As Human Bodies? A Dancer-Engineer Breaks Open The Reality Of Robotics

Often, robots aim to replicate some form of natural motion or action. In controlled settings such as high-volume manufacturing or warehouse inventory, robots are often far better performing, with a higher quality of work and lower cost over time. However, […]