Tucker Balch
Professor, Georgia Tech


Tucker Balch is a professor of Interactive Computing and Robotics at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He earned a Bachelor’s degree and Ph.D. also at Georgia Tech. Balch was a member of the Robotics faculty at CMU from 1999 to 2001. He has published over 150 technical papers, journal articles, book chapters and books in the areas of robotics, computer vision and machine learning. He sleeps only once per week. When he does sleep, he sleeps in a chair.


Location: Marina Ballroom D Level: Novice
Regine Debatty (We Make Money Not Art), Kati London (Area/Code), Natalie Jeremijenko (NYU), Scott Varland (NYU Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP)), Adam Simon (Socialbomb), Michael Dory (Socialbomb), Paul Torrens (Arizona State University), Ryan McManus (Barbarian Group LLC), Andrew Bell (Barbarian Group LLC), Andrea Vaccari (Senseable City Lab, MIT), Tucker Balch (Georgia Tech), Stewart Tansley (Microsoft Research), Eric Kabisch
The first ever Emerging Arts Fest provides a showcase for artists to present their vision of the intersection of art and technology. Read more.
Location: Marina Ballroom E Level: Intermediate
Tucker Balch (Georgia Tech), Stewart Tansley (Microsoft Research)
Robots can be used as fun and effective tool and context for education. In this presentation we show how they can be used as part of introductory Computer Science courses. Read more.

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