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October 2021 Chronicles

2021 Annual Report The 2021 Annual Report includes features stories, project updates, presentation & award highlights, and more. Read today at https://bit.ly/3bFalg8. New Projects Dr. Robert McMillen will serve as Principal Investigator for  “Smoke-Free Policy Disparities and Outcomes in Rural Communities in Southern States.”  The University of Kentucky College of Nursing and… Continue Reading October 2021 Chronicles

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September 2021 Chronicles

New Projects Dr. Sheena Gardner will conduct an evaluation for the Rankin County Youth Court’s juvenile drug court. Dr. Gardner will be responsible for monitoring the project’s adherence to best practice standards, evaluate the effectiveness of the project, track participant outcomes and trends, and fidelity to evidence-based treatment models. Dr. Heather Hanna and… Continue Reading September 2021 Chronicles

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June/July 2021 Chronicles

New Projects Dr. Cindy Bethel will serve as Principal Investigator of ” AF Human-Machine Teaming.” Future combat teams operating in adversarial environments will utilize trusted autonomous systems to achieve mission objectives, such as identifying, classifying, locating, and suppressing threats while ensuring the safety and survival of team members. In a multi-objective, multi-agent,… Continue Reading June/July 2021 Chronicles

March 2021 Chronicles

March 2021 Chronicles

Announcements Applications are being accepted for the position of SSRC director, and the review process is ongoing. Find the application at https://bit.ly/SSRCdirectorapp. Awards & Recognition Sayantani Dutta, a graduate research assistant in the STaRS Lab, placed 3rd in the 2021 Human-Robot Interaction International Conference elevator pitch competition. Read about Sayantani’s pitch at https://bit.ly/3dIQOvI. Dr. Sheena Gardner and Dr.… Continue Reading March 2021 Chronicles

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February 2021 Chronicles

Awards & Recognitions Dr. Cindy Bethel is general co-chair for the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction. The conference will be held virtually March 9-11. Learn more about the conference at humanrobotinteraction.org/2021/. New Projects Ben Walker will serve as the principal investigator for the SSRC’s data and technical support to the Children’s Foundation… Continue Reading February 2021 Chronicles

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December 2020/January 2021 Chronicles

Announcements Dr. Cindy Bethel began serving as interim director following Dr. Art Cosby’s retirement at the end of 2020. Read more about the transition and Dr. Bethel at http://bit.ly/39I1WrS. On January 14, 2021, Dr. Kathleen Ragsdale and Dr. Mary Read-Wahidi – with support from the Feed the Future Soybean Innovation Lab through the United States Agency… Continue Reading December 2020/January 2021 Chronicles