Hi! I’m Carol

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Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)

I am the cofounder and President of drive.ai, an artificial intelligence self-driving vehicle startup. I enjoy reading, traveling to experience different cultures, running half marathons, and dance related activities. Robots, I love robots.

-Computer Science Ph.D. candidate at Johns Hopkins University specializing in robotics and computer vision.
-Computer Science M.S. thesis degree with a specialization in haptics for surgical robotics.
-Computer Engineering B.S. degree was at Santa Clara University researching underwater robotics.

I am an NSF Graduate Research Fellow researching strategies for improving human and robotic interaction. My previous works include underwater and industrial robotics at Santa Clara University, space satellites at Lockheed Martin, people detection at GE Research, and clinical development engineering at Intuitive Surgical.

I have been an active leader in the robotics and maker community. I am also very involved in being a voice for diversity and those underrepresented in tech. I previously served on the boards of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, JHU Engineering Diversity Council, and Santa Clara University’s Computer Engineering Board to name a few. I am the author of more than a dozen papers published in various scientific conference proceedings, refereed journals and conferences in the field of biomedical engineering and computer-integrated surgery. I have six technical patents. I have been featured on the cover of MAKE magazine, in Forbes, Washington Post, Techcrunch among others and given two Tedx talks.


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