Announcements

IBM Signs With Petitto and Gallaudet

On April 30, 2018, Prof Laura-Ann Petitto (left) and Provost Carol Erting (right) were delighted and honored to sign an important Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Dr. Fabrizio Renzi of IBM Global. Dr. Renzi is the IBM Italy Director for Technical, Innovation,...

Professor Petitto Attends The ACM CHI Conference

Professor Laura-Ann Petitto attends The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (the premier international conference of Human-Computer Interaction) where the team presented their work on April 25, 2018. Shown here with Professor Brian Scassellati....

RAVE Pilot Week Begins

We're off to a great start! This week marks a major milestone in our W. M. Keck and NSF INSPIRE projects: we are piloting our RAVE ("Robot Avatar Thermal-Enhanced") prototype learning tool! This first-time simulation of joint attention and socially-contingent...

New fNIRS System by NIRx Is Being Installed!

We're so excited to have Jonathan Perry from NIRx Optical Systems visit BL2 today to install our brand-new fNIRS neuroimaging systems! Above is Jonathan with Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto, BL2 Scientific Director, with our new fNIRS system (still under construction). The new...