50 Women in Robotics You Need to Know About 2021
In honor of Ada Lovelace Day (international celebration of the achievements of women in STEM), ECE/Bouve Associate Professor Kris Dorsey was featured in Robohub’s 2021 edition of “50 women in robotics you need to know about.”
Kris Dorsey joined the Electrical and Computer Engineering department in August 2021 as an Associate Professor with a joint appointment in Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences. Dorsey is also currently an MLK Visiting Associate Professor in the Media Lab at MIT, and previously was a President’s Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Dorsey graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering and earned her Bachelors of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Olin College. Dr. Dorsey’s current research interests include the design and fabrication of reconfigurable soft sensors for soft robots and wearable medical devices. In 2019, Dr. Dorsey was awarded an NSF CAREER grant.