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Sonia Chernova

Sonia Chernova

Associate Professor
Interactive Computing

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Ph.D. Computer Science (2009), Carnegie Mellon University
B.S Computer Science (2003), Carnegie Mellon University

Sonia Chernova

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Sonia Chernova is an Associate Professor in the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech. She received her Ph.D. and B.S. degrees in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University, and held positions as a Postdoctoral Associate at the MIT Media Lab and as Assistant Professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute prior to joining Georgia Tech.

Dr. Chernova directs the Robot Autonomy and Interactive Learning (RAIL), developing robots that are able to effectively operate in human environments. Her research interests span robotics and artificial intelligence, including semantic reasoning, adjustable autonomy, human computation and cloud robotics. Please visit the RAIL lab website for a description of our latest projects.

  • Robotics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Human-Robot Interaction
  • Machine Learning
NASA Early Career Faculty Award - 2016
Sigma Xi Junior Faculty Researcher, WPI - 2015
Trustees' Award for Outstanding Academic Advising, WPI - 2015
Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award - 2014
NSF CAREER Award - 2012
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