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Team led by Wachs and Yu wins Distinguished Interdisciplinary Research Award

Team led by Wachs and Yu wins Distinguished Interdisciplinary Research Award

Recent MSIE graduate, Juan Antonio Barragan, and Daniela Chanci Arrubla won the RSJ/KROS Distinguished Interdisciplinary Research Award at IEEE's RO-MAN 2021 for their work, titled "SACHETS: Semi-Autonomous Cognitive Hybrid Emergency Teleoperated Suction".

Barragan and Arrubla were advised by Professor Juan Wachs of Purdue University's School of Industrial Engineering  and Professor Denny Yu served on Barragan's committee. Please join us in congratulating this team on their recognition.

J. A. Barragan, D. Chanci, D. Yu and J. P. Wachs, "SACHETS: Semi-Autonomous Cognitive Hybrid Emergency Teleoperated Suction," 2021 30th IEEE International Conference on Robot & Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), 2021, pp. 1243-1248, doi: 10.1109/RO-MAN50785.2021.9515517.