Anca Dragan

Anca Dragan
Anca Dragan
Associate Professor, EECS Department; Founder, InterACT Lab; Co-founder, Berkeley AI Research (BAIR) Lab, UC Berkeley

ANCA DRAGAN is an assistant professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS) Department at UC Berkeley. She runs the InterACT Lab, which focuses on algorithms for human-robot interaction, and works across different applications, from assistive robots, to manufacturing, to autonomous cars, and draw from optimal control, planning, estimation, learning, and cognitive science.

Dragan also helped found and serves on the steering committee for the Berkeley AI Research (BAIR) Lab, and is a co-PI of the Center for Human-Compatible AI. She has been honored by the Sloan Fellowship, MIT TR35, and she has received the Okawa award, and an NSF CAREER award.