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NSF CAREER award for Dylan Losey

April 2, 2024

Dylan Losey
Dylan Losey

Dylan Losey, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award. This recognition will support his pioneering work on human-robot interaction, aiming to develop robots that can understand and be understood by everyday users. Losey's research focuses on creating intelligent systems that can seamlessly collaborate with humans, enhancing our daily lives. From assistive robot arms aiding those with disabilities to autonomous vehicles and collaborative manufacturing robots, his work spans a wide range of tools and users.

Losey's project emphasizes accessibility and understanding between robots and their users, striving for a future where technology enhances everyone's lives. In collaboration with organizations like the Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind, his team is dedicated to developing user-friendly communication methods for a wider audience, making advanced robotics more accessible and inclusive – for more details, please see his VT News article.