CRA-WP Nancy Amato

Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall: Planning Motions for Robots, Crowds and Proteins

During the Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Event, you will join students from around the world in a virtual mentoring event where you will learn about cutting edge research in the field of computing. In this talk, Nancy Amato will discuss the wide reaching applications of motion planning, including robotics, animation, virtual prototyping and training, and even protein folding and drug design.

DREU 2016 Photo Competition – Winner Announced

Congratulations to Anthony Enem! Predicting Ligand Binding Sites with UOBPRM and Machine Learning Anthony Enem participated in the CRA-W/CDC DREU program under the mentorship of Nancy M. Amato at Texas A&M. Anthony worked on a team with postdoc researcher Shawna Thomas, Ph.D. student Diane Uwacu and high school student Benjamin Porter. Their project abstract: Many […]

25 Women In Robotics You Need to Know About – 2015

By: Adriana Hamacher Original article posted on Robohub Ada Lovelace was the world’s first computer programmer, and heralded symbolic logic by demonstrating future applications for the universal computing machine that Charles Babbage proposed. She was exceptional in her era for her mathematical brilliance, but though she imagined future applications for a multitude of technological innovations, women at that time […]

Nancy Amato Wins the Habermann Award

The Computing Research Association (CRA) gives the A. Nico Habermann Award to a person who has made outstanding contributions aimed at increasing the numbers and/or successes of underrepresented groups in the computing research community. This year, the award goes to Nancy Amato, Unocal Professor and Interim Department Head of the Department of Computer Science and […]