Kavita Krishnaswamy, CSEE Ph.D. student, named an emerging leader in robotics

Robohub has named CSEE Ph.D. student Kavita Krishnaswamy ’07, computer science and mathematics, to their new “25 Women in Robotics You Need to Know About” list, along with other emerging innovators from around the globe, including MIT and Stanford.

Krishnaswamy focuses her work on developing robotic systems and interfaces that increase the independence of people with disabilities. She has worked at the National Science Foundation’s Engineering Research Center—Quality of Life Technology Center (QoLT) at Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh, and IBM Business consulting services. Krishnaswamy is also a Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellow and a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow.

Click here to see the full “25 Women in Robotics You Need to Know About” list. Now in its third year, the list profiles women in a wide range of fields within robotics and from diverse backgrounds. A full profile of Krishnaswamy and her research is available in UMBC Magazine.