Applied Research in Virtual Environments for Learning
Time: April 8, 2010 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: UTD SOM http://slurl.com/secondlife/UTD%20SOM/146/149/22
Street: Presentation streamed to Second Life
City/Town: Second Life
Website or Map: http://slurl.com/secondlife/U…
Event Type: presentation, streamed, to, second, life
Organized By: Jenny Wakefield
Latest Activity: Apr 7, 2010
More Information: http://bit.ly/bDGQ3E
Please note that time is listed as Second Life time 5:30 PM SLT!
From artful creations at the Venice Biennale to creating "intelligent" warehouses for retail giants such as Staples and Walgreens, D'Andrea's work has captured the imagination of scientists, gallery-goers and business people around the world. A designer of complex autonomous systems using advanced algorithms, his genius and creativity have been recognized with a U.S. Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering and the IEEE/IRA Invention and Entrepreneurship Award. In addition to his academic pursuits, DâAndrea is one of the founders of the company, Kiva Systems, which uses a fleet of mobile robotic control units to fulfill purchase orders in warehouses. D'Andrea is a professor at the prestigious Swiss science and technology university, ETH Zurich.