Aleksandra Faust is a Senior Research Robotics Engineer at Waymo (Google X), working on self-driving cars. Prior to joining Google X. Aleksandra was a Senior Researcher in Sandia National Labs. She earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science (with distinction) at the University of New Mexico, a Masters of Computer Science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a Bachelors in Mathematics from University of Belgrade, Serbia. Her research interests include adaptive planning algorithms for decision making and motion planning, machine learning techniques for solving complex tasks, reinforcement learning, and learning transfer, adaptation and reuse. Aleksandra won Tom L. Popejoy Award, the best doctoral dissertation at University of New Mexico in Engineering, Mathematics, and Sciences in the period between 2011-2014. She was also awarded with Sandia National Laboratories Doctoral Studies Program and New Mexico Space Grant fellowships, an Outstanding graduate student in Computer Science award. Learn more.
Senior Research Robotics Engineer
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