Women In Robotics Online

Inclusion@CORL - Women in Machine Learning and Robotics


Nov 9


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Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021
12:15pm - 8:45pm PDT

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There are also additional online events for Queer in AI and Robotics AND in person luncheons - see https://www.robot-learning.org/attending2021/inclusion-events


The panelists will present their research and engage each other in a discussion on their respective journeys to becoming roboticists. A virtual social for discussing the panel and networking will take place after.


Dr. Chollette Olisah received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Science from Anambra State University, Uli. She received her M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 2011 and 2015, respectively. She began her academic career in 2016 and in 2019 progressed to Senior Lecturer at Baze University, Abuja, Nigeria. In 2017 she became a Fellow of the distinguished Massachusetts Institute of Technology Empowering the Teachers (MIT-ETT) Fellowship program held in fall, 2017. She is currently a Research Fellow in Computer Vision and Machine Learning with the Centre for Machine Vision at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK. Dr. Chollette has authored over 18 peer-reviewed scholarly, conference, journal, and book chapter articles. Her research interests are in machine learning, computer vision, image processing, face recognition, image understanding, and analysis. Dr. Chollette has served as a reviewer for local and international journals and conferences.

Selim Tudgey graduated from the University of the West of England (UWE) with a degree in Aerospace Engineering whilst working in the automation machinery industry. She left the industry after 4 years to pursue a master’s in research engineering at UWE and afterwards a PhD in Robotics & Autonomous Systems at the University of Bristol.

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