Kris Hauser


Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering and the Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

Labs: Intelligent Motion Lab

Kris Hauser is an Associate Professor  at the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University with a joint appointment in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and the Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science Department. He received his PhD in Computer Science from Stanford University in 2008, bachelor's degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics from UC Berkeley in 2003, and worked as a postdoctoral fellow at UC Berkeley. He then joined the faculty at Indiana University from 2009-2014, where he started the Intelligent Motion Lab. He is a recipient of a Stanford Graduate Fellowship, Siebel Scholar Fellowship, and an NSF CAREER award.

Contact Information

  • Office Phone: 919-660-5441
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Research Interests

robot motion planning and control, semiautonomous robots, integrating perception and planning, intelligent vehicles, robotic manipulation, robot-assisted medicine, and legged locomotion