Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX
Louise Poubel

Louise Poubel
Software Engineer, Open Source Robotics Foundation


Louise Poubel is a software engineer at the Open Source Robotics Foundation working on GUI tools and user experience for the multirobot simulator Gazebo. Louise first got involved with OSRF through GNOME’s Outreach Program for Women. Louise grew up in Brazil and went to college in Japan, where she received her BS in electromechanical engineering from Chiba University. She also holds a joint MEng in advanced robotics from École Centrale de Nantes and Warsaw University of Technology, where her research focused on real-time, whole-body human motion imitation by humanoid robots.


5:05pm5:45pm Thursday, May 11, 2017
Collaboration and Community
Location: Meeting Room 9C
Level: Non-technical
Louise Poubel (Open Source Robotics Foundation)
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Louise Poubel outlines some of the approaches being taken to broaden Gazebo's user base by making it easier to use for folks without a technical background, simplifying the process for developers to use its libraries, and facilitating the contribution workflow for new contributors. Read more.