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In the Fall of 2023, I will be joining the University of Michigan as an Assistant Professor in the Robotics Department! Please apply to the Michigan Robotics PhD program if you are interested in working with me.

Christoforos Mavrogiannis I am a Postdoc in the Paul Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington where I work with Prof. Siddhartha Srinivasa in the Personal Robotics Lab.

Prior to that, I received my Ph.D. and M.S. degrees from Cornell University, and a Diploma from the National Technical University of Athens.

My interests lie at the intersection of robotics, human-robot interaction, and artificial intelligence. My goal is to build robots that are accepted as valuable partners in critical domains like manufacturing sites, warehouses, and hospitals. To this end, I develop mathematical models, algorithms, and systems to give robots the mobility, manipulation, and interaction capabilities to seamlessly integrate in the physical and social environment.

Here is my CV.


03/02/2023: New preprints on multirobot pushing and crowd navigation.
02/13/2023: Invited talks at IHMC, Cornell, and ICRA.
01/31/2023: Crowd navigation paper accepted to RA-L and ICRA 2023!
01/05/2023: Our social navigation survey article was accepted to T-HRI!
10/10/2022: I'm helping organize HRI as a PC member.
10/02/2022: Interview with the HLFF Spotlight Series Podcast.
06/30/2022: Paper on pose estimation for manipulation accepted to IROS!
05/27/2022: Giving a tutorial on navigation in social contexts at ICRA!
04/19/2022: Selected to participate in the Heidelberg Laureate Forum!
04/04/2022: Paper on intersection crossing via braids accepted to WAFR!
01/31/2022: Paper on topological analysis of traffic accepted to ICRA!
01/05/2022: I'll be helping organize CoRL this year.
11/23/2021: Paper accepted to HRI!
11/23/2021: Organizing HRI workshop on curiosity-driven approaches.
09/30/2021: Paper accepted to Transations on HRI!
09/13/2021: 2 papers [1, 2] accepted to CoRL 2021!
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