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The picture on the left appeared on the front page of the Wall Street Journal on March 23rd, 2006. [read article]









After my talk at NVIDIA headquarters in September 2017, they blogged about it. [read article]

I was extensively quoted in an article in Inverse about Microsoft's autonomous gliders in August 2017. [read article]

I was quoted in an article about RoboCup 2017 in Smithsonian Magazine in July 2017. [read article]

Katie Genter's thesis research was covered in an article entitled "Robot birds could help guide flocks to safety" by the Daily Texan. [read article]

My article with Todd Hester on TEXPLORE-VANIR was covered in AAAS's Science magazine in May 2017. [read article]
It was also covered in a Psychology Today blog post. [read blog post]

I was interviewed about Multiagent Systems on the Software Engineering Daily podcast in March 2017. [listen]

AIM was featured in an article on the NBC News website in March 2017. [read article]

I was interviewed by the largest newspaper in South Korea, the Chosunilbo (the Chosun Daily) in March 2017. [see article]

The AI100 report was named one of UT Austin's top research stories of 2016. [read article]

I was quoted in the Austin American Statesman in December 2016. [read article]

I was quoted in Silicon Hills News about Cogitai in December 2016. [read article]

I was interviewed for an article in Austrian magazine Bestseller in December 2016. [read article]

Fast Company covered the AI 100 report in November, 2016. [read article]

I was quoted in the Daily Texan in November, 2016 after UT Austin Villa won a RoboCup competition. [read article]

I was quoted in an article about the AI100 report in India's livemint in November, 2016. [read article]

I was quoted in the Daily Texan about autonomous cars in October, 2016. [read article]

I was featured on the RobotLab blog about using Nao's for teaching in October 2016. [read article]

I was interviewed on Canada's CBC radio's "Spark" about the AI 100 report in September 2016. [listen]

I was interviewed live on NPR's Science Friday about the AI 100 report in September 2016. [listen]

I was interviewed live on BBC radio's Newsday in September 2016. [listen]

I was interviewed by Xconomy about self-driving cars in September 2016. [read article]

When the AI 100 report was first relased, it was covered widely including in The New York Times; The Houston Chronicle; Christian Science Monitor; and The Irish Times (as well as in their Innovation electronic magazine, all in September 2016.
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Our 1st and 2nd place finishes at RoboCup 2016 were featured on the College of Natural Sciences Webpage in July 2016. [read article]

When Sony's investment in Cogitai was released, I got a lot of coverage, such as in Yahoo Finance and in the Japanese press in May 2016. [see article; another; and another]
I also appeared in Nikkei Robotics Magazine (No. 15) in October 2016. [first pages; last page]

My collaboration with Prof. Mike Mauk was featured in The Daily Texan in April 2016. [read article]

Our AIM project was mentioned in IEEE Spectrum in March 2016. [read article]

I was quoted in New Scientist in March 2016. [read article]

Our Robot Soccer team was featured in Texas Monthly in September, 2015. [read article]

Our AIM project was featured in Benedict Evans' blog in August 2015. [read article]

Our IJCAI 2015 paper "Learning to Interpret Natural Language Commands through Human-Robot Dialog" was covered in CXOToday in July 2015. [read article]
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Our AIM project was featured in IEEE Spectrum in July 2015. [read article]

I was featured on Good Day Austin talking about robot soccer in June 2015. [watch the interview]

Our AIM project was mentioned in the Urban Transportation Monitor in May 2015. [read article (page 8)]

I was quoted in New Scientist in May 2015. [read article]

I was quoted in The Guardian in April 2015. [read article]

I was quoted in the Wall Street Journal on March 5th, 2015. [read article]

I was quoted in an article about predictions of the future in the Dallas Observer and Houston Press in February 2015. [read article; Houston version]

My lab was featured in lots of press coverage associated with the AAAI 2015 conference that was held in Austin in January 2015, including on KVUE, KLBJ, KEYE, Fox 7, Time Warner Cable, KXAN, and the UT Austin CNS news page. [Time Warner Cable; CNS news]

I published an op ed in the Austin American Statesman on the societal impacts of self-driving cars in July 2014. [see article; read article]
It also appeared in the Dallas Morning News in April 2015. [read article]

I was interviewed on NPR's Morning Edition about robot soccer in January 2014. [listen]

Our robots were featured in Alcade Magazine in January 2014. [read article]

Former student Kurt Dresner was interviewed on NPR about his thesis research in December 2013. [listen]

October 2013: My paper with Brad Knox and Cynthia Breazeal was awarded the best paper award at the 2013 International Conference on Social Robotics. [paper and associated video]

I was interviewed for a podcast of The Big Question in October, 2013. [listen to the episode]

I was featured on the jumbotron at the UT Longhorns football game in August, 2013. [watch the spot]

I did a live radio interview on WWL radio in New Orleans in July, 2013. [listen to interview]

Our AIM project was mentioned in the New York Times in July, 2013. [read article]

Fox News covered Bill Gates' visit to the UT Austin Villa robot soccer lab in March, 2013. [watch story]

I was quoted in TechNewsWorld in September, 2012. [read article]

I was quoted in An Online Soccer Journal in August, 2012. [read article]

I was quoted in The Economist in July, 2012. [read article]

I was interviewed by Techzing in July, 2012. [listen to podcast]

Our victory at RoboCup 2012 was featured in the Austin Business Journal in June, 2012. [read article]

Our victory at RoboCup 2012 was featured in the Daily Texan in June, 2012. [read article]

AIM was featured on Mathematical Moments by the AMS in June, 2012. [listen to podcast]

AIM was featured in Innovation News Daily in May, 2012. [read article]

A video story on AIM went out on Reuters in March, 2012. [watch video]

AIM was covered by KXAN in February, 2012. The story was picked up by CNN. [watch video, CNN version]

AIM was covered by the Chicago Tribune in February, 2012. [read article]
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I was interviewed about AIM on German Public Radio in February, 2012. [listen to story]

Our victory at RoboCup 2011 was featured in the University of Texas at Austin news release in July, 2011. [read article]

I was quoted in a ScientificAmerican.com online article about RoboCup 2010 in June, 2010. [read article]

Our RoboCup@Home research was featured on the Videre Design LLC website in April, 2010. [read article]

Our autonomous vehicle research was featured on the Willow Garage blog in March 2010 because of our use of ROS. [read article]

I was featured in Scientific American Israel in June, 2009. [read article]

I was featured in the Israeli edition of Information Week on February 2nd, 2009. [read article]

Israel channel 1 featured an extensive interview on the lab's research as a part of a science show called "Ma-avada" on April 19th, 2009. [watch video]

Daily Planet from the Canadian Discovery Channel aired a very nice segment on UT Austin Villa on October 6th, 2008. [watch video]

Time Magazine did a photo journal of RoboCup 2007 which includes our RoboCup@Home entry on slide 13. [view photo]

I was quoted in New Scientist in July 2006. [read article]

Fox Soccer Channel covered the RoboCup US Open on May 19th, 2006. [watch video]

Our lab featured in the UT Austin College of Natural Sciences magazine in Spring, 2006. [read article]

I was quoted in New Scientist in April 2006. [read article]

I was quoted in the Austin American Statesman on February 6th, 2006.

Fox Sports World did a segment based on our video from the 2005 US Open in Atlanta. It aired on August 4th, 2005. [watch video]

I was quoted in New Scientist in August 2005. [read article]

I was quoted in the USA Today in August 2004. [read article]

Texas NewsWatch did a TV news segment on us on April 29th, 2004. [watch video]

The lab was featured on the University of Texas at Austin home page in July, 2003. The story includes a video. [read article]

Several Austin stations sent reporters to our lab in June 2003, before the UT Austin Villa team left to compete in RoboCup 2003 in Padua, Italy. [watch video] [Quicktime version]

While the UT Austin Villa team was in Padua, News 8 Austin sent a reporter to our lab. [watch video]

The Austin Chronicle ran a feature on UT Austin Villa in April, 2004. [read article]

During the American Open 2003, the Associated Press interviewed me regarding RoboCup soccer. USA Today carried the story on April 25th, 2003. [read article]

I was quoted in New Scientist in August 2001. [read article]

I was quoted in New Scientist in August 2001. [read article]