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Emily Hamner
Senior Research Associate, RI
Email:
Office: CIC LL127
Phone: (412) 268-6723
  Mailing address:
Carnegie Mellon University
Robotics Institute
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Affiliated Center(s):
 Vision and Autonomous Systems Center (VASC)

Current Projects
 
CSBots
We are developing a curriculum for the Introduction to Computer Science (CS1) course taught at two and four year colleges and for high school Computer Science courses.
Educational Robotics
We are developing both physical robots and curriculum that will make educational robotics viable at the middle school and high school levels.
Global Connection Project
The Global Connection Project develops software tools and technologies to increase the power of images to connect, inform, and inspire people to become engaged and responsible global citizens.
Message from Me
A collaboration between the CREATE Lab and the Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children, Message from Me enables young children to better communicate with parents about their daytime activities at child care centers through the use of digital cameras, microphones, email, phone messaging and other technologies.
Robot Diaries
A Robot Diary is a customizable robot designed to serve as a means of expression for its creator. Ultimately, the robot diary provides a unique means of exploring, expressing, and sharing emotions, ideas and thoughts while promoting technological literacy and informal learning.
Telepresence Robot Kit (TeRK)
To design, create, and disseminate robotics curricula and technologies that motivate young women and men to actively explore science and technology.
The Personal Rover Project
We have developed the Personal Rover - a 18"x12"x24" highly autonomous, programmable robot.
Toy Robots Initiative
The Toy Robots Initiative aims to commercialize robotics technologies in the educational, toy and entertainment fields.