HRI Team

Current Active Members

Snehesh Shrestha Snehesh Shrestha
Principal Investigator
Design, Develop, and Manage Human-Robot Interaction Research in the group.
Sushant Tamrakar
Research Assistant (Spring 2019, Summer 2019, Fall 2019)
Research Design and Tools Team,
Contributed to the design of the experiments and development of the platform for data collection and tools for post-processing them. His main contributions were in Multi PC time synchronizer, VM and Docker setup, Multi-Camera calibration, Multi-camera audio-video synchronization, and optimization.
Willaim Sentosatio
Undergraduate Research Assistant (Summar 2019, Fall 2019)
Tools Team,
Contributed to NG Visualizer. Nominated for CRA CS Undergraduate researcher award.
Jiejun Zhang
Undergraduate Research Assistant (Summar 2019, Fall 2019)
Empirical Research and Unity Team,
Contributed to Statistical Analysis, Unity 3D simulation, and Speech Classification.
Aavash Thapa
Undergraduate Research Assistant (Summer 2019, Fall 2019)
Unity and Machine Learning Team,
Unity 3D Baxter Kitchen simulation design, development, testing, and optimization.
Working on Reinforcement Learning research.
Tianpei Gu
Undergraduate Research Assistant (Fall 2019)
Computer Vision Team
Working on Human 3D Reconstruction research, development, and validation.
Youming Zhang
Undergraduate Research Assistant (Fall 2018, Spring 2019, and Summer 2019)
Computer Vision Team
Bipart machine algorithm using Linear Programming, and Human Pose detection automation using OpenPose, and currently doing research in the Human Pose tracking algorithm.
Nathaneal Brain
Undergraduate Research Assistant (Fall 2019)
Tools Team
Developed multi-threaded data scraping scripts. Optimized the algorithms for speed and efficient use of resources.
Steve Clausen
Undergraduate Research Assistant (Spring 2019, Fall 2019)
Unity and Machine Learning Team,
VREP and Unity Scene creation and Data labeling, observational study, and data wrangling using Python.
Rachelle Sims
Undergraduate Research Assistant (Fall 2019)
HCI Team,
UX Evaluation and User study of NG Visualizer tool.

HRI Alumni

Jordan Woo
Undergraduate Research Assistant (Spring 2019)
Unity Team,
Unity 3D Scene creation and Simulation platform development, Model Rigging and Constraining, and Inverse Kinematic Research.
Zaryab Bhatti
Undergraduate Research Assistant (Summer 2019)
Unity Team,
Unity 3D Baxter Kitchen simulation development and testing.
Noah Bathras
Undergraduate Research Assistant (Spring 2019)
Unity Team
Unity 3D Baxter Kitchen simulation platform design and development.
Jiawei Shi
Undergraduate Research Assistant (Spring 2019 and Fall 2019)
Visualization and Tools Team
Visualization of research participants demographics and Speech Recognition automation using Google Cloud API.