ARTSI Alliance Kickoff Event
January 14, 2008 at the
National Science Foundation
Professor Andrew Williams' speech at the NSF Martin Luther King program.
Dr. Andrew Williams, head of ARTSI and Associate Professor of Computer and Information Sciences at Spelman College, and Dr. Jan Cuny, program manager for NSF's Broadening Participation in Computing initiative.
Andrew Williams, Jeannette Wing (head of NSF's Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directorate), Whitney O'Banner (Spelman College), Kathie Olsen (Deputy Director of NSF), Jazmine Miller and Jonecia Keels (Spelman College), Ronald Branch (Director of NSF's Office of Equal Opportunity Programs).
Andrew Williams, Dr. Jayfus Doswell (ARTSI program manager and president of Juxtopia LLC), and Professor Keith Hargrove (Morgan State University)
SpelBots: Whitney O'Banner, Jazmine Miller, and Jonecia Keels.
The SpelBots demonstrate their AIBO dance routines
Andrew Williams gives an overview of the ARTSI project.
Professor Keith Hargrove, Morgan State University, describes their robotics program and high school outreach activities.
Professor Dave Touretzky, Carnegie Mellon, spreads the word about Tekkotsu
Dave Touretzky introduces Glenn Nickens and the Regis robot
Glenn Nickens (Norfolk State), Dave Touretzky (Carnegie Mellon), and their Regis robot
Dave Touretzky, Kevin Gomez (Seagate Research), Glenn Nickens, and Jeannette Wing (NSF)
The ARTSI Team
An audience member, Professor Mona Rizvi (Norfolk State), Glenn Nickens (Norfolk State), Professor LaVonne Manning (University of the District of Columbia) in background, Professor Elva Jones (Winston-Salem State University) in foreground
NSF Deputy Director Kathie Olsen talking with attendees