The Heart and the Chip with Professor Daniela Rus

In this episode

CSAIL Director Professor Daniela Rus shares insights from her new book "The Heart and the Chip". Professor Rus discusses the past, present and future of how robots shape our lives. For more information on Professor Rus' new book, and to find a full transcript here.

About the speakers

Director, MIT CSAIL & Professor, MIT EECS
Faculty Director, MachineLearningApplications@CSAIL
Deputy Dean of Research, MIT Schwarzman College of Computing

Daniela Rus received her PhD in Computer Science from Cornell University. Rus is a Class of 2002 MacArthur Fellow, a fellow of ACM, AAAI and IEEE, and a member of the National Academy of Engineers, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She is currently the Andrew and Erna Viterbi Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science & Director of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT.

Industry Impact
It is vital that companies prepare towards the future with machines integrating into the fabrics of life, supporting people with cognitive and physical tasks. The applications of this work are to increase the efficiency and applications of transportation, manufacturing, agriculture, construction, monitoring the environment, underwater exploration, smart cities, medicine, and in-home tasks such as cooking.