I'm a professor in the Dartmouth Computer Science department, currently serving as department chair. I co-direct the Reality and Robotics Lab.

News

2018.11.06
Josiah Putman has been awarded a Neukom Research scholarship to work on efficient representations of robot motion, and Christina Lu has been awarded a Junior Research scholarship to work on the Teaching Human Motion project.
2018.09.10
Xia Zhou, Devin Balkcom, David Kraemer, and Weifu Wang have been awarded an NSF grant to study devices and methods for teaching human motion.
2018.07.26
Devin Balkcom, Emily Whiting, and Weifu Wang have been awarded an NSF grant to study Computational Joinery, a construction method using interlocking puzzle pieces.

Research

I'm interested in efficient robot designs and motion. Research highlights include exact time-optimal motion for mobile robots, robot origami, knot-tying, laundry folding, and construction of interlocking structures. See the project pages for more detail:

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