Laura Hiatt
Laura Hiatt
Research Scientist, Naval Research Laboratory

At the intersection of artificial intelligence, cognitive science, and human-robot interaction, my work focuses on enabling robots to be better teammates to human partners by giving them an understanding of the way humans think about and operate in the world.

I found the FOE symposium particularly valuable because its emphasis on incorporating multiple disciplines and research fields linked well with the interdisciplinary nature of my own work. It helped me think of new avenues for my research and gave me the opportunity to form collaborations with other researchers and engineers that I expect will be extremely rewarding.

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