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Robin Murphy

Dir, CRASAR, Raytheon Professor of Computer Science & Engineering
Texas A&M University
Robin R. Murphy is a Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M and Director of the Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue and its Roboticists Without Borders program. She had pioneered the use of robots for disasters, inserting land, sea, and aerial robots at 15 events starting with the 9/11 World Trade Center and including Hurricane Katrina and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident. She is an IEEE Fellow with over 150 publications and three books, one of which was used as a reference for Michael Crichton’s bestseller, Prey. She has been declared an “Innovator in AI” by TIME, an “Alpha Geek” by WIRED, and one of the “Most Influential Women in Technology” by Fast Company for her work with disaster robotics.