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Cindy Bethel

Cindy Bethel

Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, and the Billie J. Ball Endowed Professor in Engineering

Director of the Social, Therapeutic, and Robotic Systems (STaRS) Lab; Research Fellow with the Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS) in the Human Factors Group; Research Fellow with the Social Science Research Center. B.S. in Computer Science Summa Cum Laude from the University of South Florida. King O’Neal Scholar Award, the Computer Science and Engineering Outstanding Graduate Award, and the Engineering Alumni Society Outstanding Senior of the Year Award. Research interests include: Human-Robot Interaction, Robotics, Robot-Assisted Therapy, Human-Computer Interaction and Interface Design, Human-Machine Interface and Systems, Affective Computing, Search and Rescue, Military, and Law Enforcement, Therapy applications, Artificial Intelligence, Human Factors, Psychophysiology, Experimental Design, Psychology, and Applied Statistics.