Tuesday | October 17 | 6 PM | In-person | Free
with Americans for Ben Gurion University
Join Dr. Jessica Cauchard for this free lecture exploring her current research into how human beings and autonomous devices can get along.
Dr. Jessica Cauchard is an assistant professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management at Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. She is the founder and director of the Magic Lab, a research group focusing on Human-Computer and Human-Robot Interaction. She is best known for her work in human-drone interaction and is doing groundbreaking work on natural interactions with technology. Dr. Cauchard holds a BEng in Intelligent Systems from Toulouse University, France, an MSc in Computer Science from Sheffield University, UK, and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Bristol, UK. She previously worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at Cornell Tech, NY, USA, and at Stanford University, USA. Dr. Cauchard’s research is rooted in the fields of Ubiquitous and Human-Centered Computing with a focus on pushing the boundaries of our current knowledge on how we can use autonomous technologies to support people in their everyday lives.