I am a PhD student in Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington, recently moved from Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, as my advisor Siddhartha S. Srinivasa has moved. I have received M.S. from CMU Robotics Institute, where I was co-advised by Srinivasa and Matthew T. Mason. I have received my B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science, and Master of Engineering in Computer Science and Engineering at MIT, where I was co-advised by Leslie Pack Kaelbling and Tomas Lozano-Perez.
My primary research interest is to enable robots to manipulate various objects under uncertainty and acquire diverse manipulation skills. More broadly, I am interested in domain adaptation for model-based reinforcement learning and machine learning with physics priors for motion prediction. In the past I have worked on a variety of problems in robotics and computer graphics. In robotics, I have worked on multi-contact nonprehensile manipulation, and error-detection and recovery in multi-step planning. For robot vision, I have worked on SLAM-based object pose estimation.
Prior to starting my PhD, I have explored the entertainment industry and startups. I have ...
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