Professor Scassellati and a multidisciplinary team of researchers have recieved more than $2.5 million in grants from the NSF’s “Future of Work at the Human-technology Frontier” program. Over the course of the four-year project, the team will investigate efficacy of human-robot teams for improving the quality and profitability of the processing of recyclables.
Other principle investegators on the project include:
- Aaron Dollar, professor of mechanical engineering and materials science at the Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science.
- Marian Chertow, associate professor of industrial environmental management at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES).
- Berk Calli, assistant professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI).
- Barbara Reck, an industrial ecologist at F&ES.
- Amy Wrzesniewski, Michael H. Jordan Professor of Management at the Yale School of Management
- Jacob Whitehill, an assistant professor of computer science at WPI.
- Kate Saenko, an associate professor of computer science at Boston University (BU).
- Vitaly Ablavsky, a senior research scientist in computer science at BU.