DEGREE PROGRAM: CS, CpE
PROFILE: multi-agent systems, machine learning, robotics
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Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 2007
BIOGRAPHY: Dr. Gita Sukthankar received her Ph.D.(2007) from the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon, an M.S. in Robotics (CMU), and an A.B. in psychology from Princeton University. From 2000-2003, she worked as a researcher at Compaq Research/HP Labs (CRL) in the handheld computing group. In 2009, Dr.Sukthankar was selected for an Air Force Young Investigator award, the DARPA Computer Science Study Panel, and an NSF CAREER award. She is the co-organizer of the AAAI workshop series on Plan, Activity, and Intent Recognition. At UCF, she directs the Intelligent Agents Lab which focuses on three key aspects of social computational systems: 1) recognizing and predicting human intention 2) cooperation/teamwork 3) modeling group dynamics.