2017 Speakers


Jeremy Marvel

Computer Scientist

U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Jeremy A. Marvel is a research scientist and project leader at the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, MD.  Dr. Marvel received the bachelor’s degree in computer science from Boston University, Boston, MA, the master’s degree in computer science from Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, and the Ph.D. degree in computer engineering from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH.  Prior to NIST, Dr. Marvel was a research scientist at the Institute for Research in Engineering and Applied Physics at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD.  He joined the Intelligent Systems Division at NIST in 2012.  His research interests include intelligent and adaptive solutions for robot applications, with particular attention paid to human-robot and robot-robot collaborations, multirobot coordination, industrial robot safety, machine learning, perception, and automated parameter optimization.  Dr. Marvel currently leads a team of scientists and engineers in metrology efforts at NIST toward collaborative robot performance, and developing tools to enable small and medium-sized enterprises to effectively deploy robot solutions.


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