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01 Oct 2018
NASA Robotics Lecture 8 October 2018

Hambuchen HeadShot 250wby Dr Kimberly Hambuchen, Principal Technologist, Robotics NASA

Lecture title: A Small-Town Girl’s Journey to NASA Robotics Principal Technologist

We are delighted to be welcoming one of the world's leading women scientists, Dr. Kimberly Hambuchen, to St George's to give a talk to the school about Robotics.

Dr Hambuchen is currently the NASA Space Technology Mission Directorate’s (STMD) Principal Technologist for Robotics. As Principal Technologist, she serves as the STMD technical expert and advocate for robotics development across all NASA centers for STMD programs. She has spent the last 20 years at NASA’s Johnson Space Center developing software and applications to advance the intelligence, usefulness and operational intuitiveness of NASA robots, including Robonauts 1 and 2, the Space Exploration Vehicle (SEV), and the bipedal humanoid, Valkyrie.

Dr Hambuchen website bio: https://gameon.nasa.gov/about/principal-technologist/dr-kimberly-hambuchen/

 

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