James Kuffner Featured in "NextWorld" Series on Discovery Channel-Quality of Life Technology Center - Carnegie Mellon University

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

James Kuffner Featured in "NextWorld" Series on Discovery Channel

James Kuffner, associate professor of robotics, and Seth Goldstein, associate professor of computer science, are being featured in two episodes of the Discovery Channel series “NextWorld,” which airs new programs at 8 p.m. each Wednesday. The “Future Intelligence” episode, which premiered August 13, 2008, included segments on Kuffner’s work on motion planning for humanoid robots and Goldstein’s work on Claytronics programmable matter. Both also will appear in the “Extreme Tomorrow” episode, slated to air August 27, 2008.