The ScottyBot team hails from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), and is a joint venture between the Language Technologies and Robotics Institutes.
The CMU School of Computer Science (SCS) is considered to be one of the leading centers of artificial intelligence research in the world, with numerous federal grants, affiliated research institutes, degree programs, and awards in the areas of robotics, language technologies, and human-machine interaction.
Jonathan F. — Team leader
Jonathan is a PhD Candidate in the Language Technologies Institute at CMU and a Research Scientist at Bosch Research. His research focuses on harnessing domain knowledge for multimodal representation learning, in robotics and autonomous driving. As a former researcher in a major U.S. defense contractor and research committee member for various U.S. Department of Energy programs in distributed sensing and control, he brings over a decade's worth of experience in institutional research and advanced development from public, private, and academic sectors. Jonathan holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon.
Adhokshaja is a Masters student at the Language Technologies Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. He is interested in the confluence of the fields of Computer Vision, Multimodal Machine Learning and Reinforcement Learning, currently researching the domain of audio, video and action with Prof. Yonatan Bisk.
Benny is a student in Master of Computational Data Science. He is interested in natural language generation, ML infrastructure and system design. Prior to CMU, he completed his Bachelors in Computer Science from UC Berkeley.
Jessica Zhong is a student from Master of Computational Data Science in Languages Technology Institute at CMU. She has a keen interest in computer vision and multimodal machine learning, and she enjoyed solving real-world challenges during Simbot.
Jimin is a 2nd year Master’s student in Language Technologies at Carnegie Mellon University, where she is co-advised by Yonatan Bisk and Jean Oh. Her research interest is in language grounding and embodied dialog.
Kushagra is a graduate student at CMU pursuing a Masters in Computational Data Science. He is advised by Prof. Louis-Philippe Morency and is presently working on Computer Vision problems for AR/VR glasses. His general research interests are in Computer Vision, Deep Learning and Multimodal ML.
Malaika is a second year masters student in Computational Data Science at Carnegie Mellon University's Language Technologies Institute. She is interested in Natural Language Processing and Computer Vision, and enjoys working on problems in multimodal machine learning
Nikhil is a 2nd year Masters student in the Language Technologies Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. His interests lie in NLP and big data analytics. Prior to joining CMU, he was part of the Cloud team at VMWare.
Prasoon is a 2nd year Masters student in Computational Data Science at the Language Technologies Institute at CMU. His interests lie in embodied dialogue agents, multimodal representation learning, and safe and responsible AI. Prior to CMU, he worked at the Franchise Analytics group at Goldman Sachs, and completed Bachelors in Computer Science from IIT Varanasi, India.
Sai Vishwas P.
Sai is a Master's student in the Computational Data Science program at CMU. Sai's research interests are in the areas of multimodal machine learning and embodied AI.
Shubham is a 2nd year Masters student in the Language Technologies Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. His research interests lie in question answering and cloud computing. Prior to joining CMU, he was an app developer at Oracle, and completed his Bachelors in Computer Science from IIT Roorkee, India.
Shubham is a 2nd year Masters student in the Language Technologies Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. His research interests lie in NLP and multimodal machine learning. Prior to joining CMU, he worked in the Equities Trading group at Morgan Stanley.
Vineeth is a second year Masters Student in Language Technologies Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. Vineeth’s research currently focuses on computer vision and multimodal machine learning. Previously, Vineeth worked in the self-driving domain to build large scale perception models for object detection and lane segmentation.
Xinyue is a Masters in Computational Data Science student with experience in natural language tasks, including natural language QA and generation.
Yonatan Bisk — Faculty advisor
Yonatan Bisk is an assistant professor in the Languages Technology Institute at CMU. His work broadly falls into uncovering the latent structures of natural language; modeling the semantics of the physical world; and connecting language to perception and control.