Heather Knight- Roboticist

axel_actionHeather Knight is a graduate of MIT and now works at the Jet Propulsion Lab in California.

She has worked on several amazing projects already, including developing the touch sensing panel in the head and the infrared detection in the eyes of the robot NAO.

NAO is made by Aldebaran Robotics and is currently the standard robot for the RoboCup held every year.

Show here is her design for a modular robotic stretcher.

She recently gave a talk for Ignite.  Click through for a video of the talk.

All we can say is, go Heather!  We hope you make more cool stuff at JPL.

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