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Stephen Balakirsky is Director of Technical Initiatives within the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience as well as a senior research scientist in the Aerospace, Transportation & Advanced Systems Laboratory (ATAS) at the Georgia Tech Research Institute. His primary research interests include robotics, planning systems, simulation and performance metrics.
Previously, Balakirsky worked as a project manager at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and was a senior research engineer at the Army Research Laboratory (ARL). At ARL, Balakirsky performed mobile robotics research in several areas, including command and control, mapping, human-computer interfaces, target tracking, vision processing and tele-operated control.