The Google Research Scholar Award under the Machine Learning and Data Mini Initiative has been awarded to Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Nima Fazeli. This honor came for his proposal entitled, “Semi-Implicit Methods for Deformable Object Manipulation.”
The Research Scholar Program at Google aims to support early-career professors who are pursuing research in fields relevant to Google. Fazeli’s research focuses on robotic Manipulation, inference and state estimation, physics-based learning and semantic AI, controls for hybrid systems, and contact modeling for robot interactions. To learn more about Fazeli’s research, visit his lab website here.