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Dylan Glas

Dylan Glas
Senior Robotics Software Architect, Futurewei Technologies


Dylan Glas is a roboticist and researcher with over a decade of experience in the field of social human-robot interaction. He’s a senior robotics software architect at Futurewei Technologies. Previously, he was a guest associate professor at Osaka University and a group leader and senior researcher at the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute (ATR) in Kyoto, Japan, where he developed frameworks and algorithms for multimodal perception, machine learning, and autonomous behavior generation for a variety of humanoid social robots. He’s been featured on international media, including CBS, BBC, CNN, National Geographic, and the Guardian, for his work as the lead architect of ERICA, a highly humanlike conversational android that is currently operating as a TV news anchor in Japan.


4:50pm5:30pm Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Location: 230 B
Dylan Glas (Futurewei Technologies), Phoebe Liu (Figure Eight)
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Robot technologies are becoming more capable and affordable. Yet even though technologies like natural language processing, mapping, and navigation are becoming more mature and standardized, it's often difficult to quantify human social behavior with algorithms. Dylan Glas and Phoebe Liu highlight some of the ongoing research to enable human-robot interaction. Read more.
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