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February 8, 2023

Congratulations to CHARMers who presented their work at the eWear annual symposium! Presenters include Rianna Jitosho, Kyle Yoshida, Rachel Adenekan, Brian Do, and Jasmin Palmer. Congratulations to Brian Do for winning the best poster presentation award!

January 27, 2023

We are greatly saddened by the passing of our collaborator Prof. Krishna Shenoy, who was an extraordinary person and scientist. Please see this article for details about Krishna.

December 9, 2022

We are thrilled that our project "Appropriate Rehabilitation Technology via Passive Tactile Stimulation" was selected for NSF's Convergence Accelerator program. We aim to create low-cost, portable, take-home wearable technology for recovery of movement to enhance quality of life as well as employment opportunities for persons with movement disability after stroke.

NSF's Convergence Accelerator is developing use-inspired solutions to enhance the quality of life and employment opportunities for persons with disabilities. Through a $12 million investment, NSF has selected 16 multidisciplinary teams for the program's Track H: Enhancing Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities. Track H builds upon the Convergence Accelerator's mission of accelerating convergence research to address large-scale societal and economic challenges. Learn more about this announcement at:

December 1, 2022

Hoover Institution director Condoleezza Rice announced the Fall 2023 publication of The Stanford Emerging Tech Review, a new multidisciplinary collaboration in which scholars and experts from Stanford will summarize contributions of university researchers in areas of critical technology over the past year. In addition to advising US government officials and private-sector leaders on recent advances at Stanford in key technology areas, the first annual publication of The Review will examine the potential challenges, opportunities, and consequences of their use. Allison Okamura will lead the Robotics sector in the review.

November 30, 2022

Brian Do and Godson Osele’s TapeBot was featured on IEEE’s Video Friday.

November 28, 2022

Millie Salvato successfully defended her thesis: Data-driven methods for improving social interaction in virtual environments!

November 18, 2022

Visiting student Alexander Kuebler celebrates the completion of his thesis with his colleague at ETHZ. Congratulations Alex!

November 17, 2022

Godson Osele presented his work at the SystemX Robotics Fall conference.

November 15, 2022

Catie Cuan presented her work at the 2022 HAI Fall Conference on AI in the Loop: Humans in Charge.

November 4, 2022

Congratulations to CHARMers Catie Cuan and Nathaniel Agharese for presenting their work at the 2022 Bay Area Robotics Symposium in Berkeley! Allison also presented the lab's work on wearable haptic devices.

October 27, 2022

Congratulations to CHARMers and CHARM alums who presented their work at the 2022 IROS conference and associated workshops in Kyoto! Presenters include Cara Nunez (Harvard/Cornell), Jasmin Palmer, Nathaniel Agharese, Zonghe Chua (Case Western Reserve), Mine Sarac (Kadir Has), and Allison Okamura. We also met up with CHARM alums Tania Morimoto (UC San Diego), Margaret Coad (Notre Dame), Cara Welker (University of Michigan/University of Colorado Boulder), Nathan Usevitch (Facebook Reality Labs), Sajid Nisar (Kyoto University of Advanced Science), and their lab members.

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