Dr. George Lee:
Human-Centered Robotics

Event Date: April 22, 2014
Hosted By: CoE Office of Academic Affairs
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: MSEE 239
Contact Name: Marsha Freeland
Contact Phone: 494-5349
Contact Email: mjfreeland@purdue.edu
Open To: All
Dr. George Lee


This talk presents our current research, education and outreach activities on human-centered robotics at the Purdue Assistive Robotics Technology Lab (ARTLab).  An introduction to robotics and humanoid robotics will be explored, followed by some discussion of our research projects, lab and outreach activities.  Future research directions will be explored.


C. S. George Lee is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.  His current research focuses on human-centered humanoid robotics, autonomous mobile robots, and neuro-fuzzy systems. He has published extensively in these areas in addition to two graduate textbooks, Robotics: Control, Sensing, Vision, and Intelligence (McGraw-Hill, 1986) and Neural Fuzzy Systems: A Neuro-Fuzzy Synergism to Intelligent Systems (Prentice-Hall, 1996).  He is an IEEE Fellow and has received the IEEE Third Millennium Medal Award, the Distinguished Service Award and the George Saridis Leadership Award from the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society.   Professor Lee has served as an AdCom member, Secretary and Vice-President for Technical Affairs for the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, General and Program Chairs of various ICRA/IROS robotics conferences. He also served as Program Director of NSF/CISE/IIS Robust Intelligence Program (Robotics) from 2005 to 2008.  Dr. Lee received his Ph.D. degree from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.