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 January 16, 2015

Introducing Thomas Howard, New Secondary Faculty Member in BME

Dr. Thomas Howard has joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Department of Computer Science as an Assistant Professor with a secondary appointment in Biomedical Engineering. 

He comes to the University of Rochester after serving as a research scientist at MIT's Robust Robotics Group. His research spans artificial intelligence, robotics, and human-robot interaction. He has applied his research on planetary rovers, autonomous automobiles, mobile manipulators, robotic torsos, and unmanned aerial vehicles. A University of Rochester engineering alumnus (B.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering '04), Howard earned his Ph.D. (2009) in robotics from Carnegie Mellon University.