Dr. Alice Agogino is President and Chief Technology Officer of Squishy Robotics.
She is PI on the following grants related to Squishy Robotics:
— “Squishy Robotics -
Shape-Shifting Robots for Disaster Rescue, Monitoring and Education”, SBIR Phase I
and I-Corp, NSF
— “Precision Hopping/Rolling Robotic Surface Probe Based on Tensegrity
— “Trajectory Tracking in Nonlinear, High-Order, Underactuated Robotic
— “Design and Control of a Twelve-Bar Tensegrity Structure”, NASA
She is currently the Roscoe and Elizabeth Hughes Professor of Mechanical Engineering
and is affiliated faculty at the Haas School of Business at the University of California
at Berkeley. Her prior research includes related topics in machine learning, tensegrity
robotics, sensor fusion and education. She has served in a number of leadership positions
at UC Berkeley including Chair of the UC Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate,
Associate Dean of Engineering and Director of the Instructional Technology Program.
She directs research in the
BEST (Berkeley Emergent Space Tensegrities) Lab and the
Product Design MEng program. Agogino has authored over 300 peer-reviewed publications,
is a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and has won numerous teaching,
mentoring, best paper and research awards. She has supervised 50 PhD dissertations and 187 MS theses/reports.