Jan 2021 - Evolving Reinforcement Learning Algorithms accepted as oral for ICLR 2021.
Jan 2021 - Elected to serve on the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) Administrative board.
Jan 2020 - Elected to serve on the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) Administrative board.
Dec 2020 - The Sky Is Not the Limit: A Visual Performance Model for Cyber-Physical Co-Design in Autonomous Machines, selected as Best of CAL in 2020.
Dec 2020 - Program Chair for CoRL 2021
Dec 2020 - Two posters at DeepRL@NeurIPS
Adversarial Environment Generation for Learning to Navigate the Web, Gur et al.
Oct 2020 - Two papers accepted to CoRL
Jun 2020 - Neural Collision Clearance Estimator for Batched Robot Motion Planning accepted to WAFR.
May 2020 - Fast Deep Swept Volume Estimator accepted to IJRR.
Apr 2020 - Long-Range Indoor Navigation with PRM-RL accepted to T-RO.
Apr 2020 - Techxplore: A framework for indoor robot navigation among humans
Mar 2020 - VentureBeat: Google’s AI helps robots navigate around humans in offices
Jan 2020 - Research featured in Google Research: Looking Back at 2019, and Forward to 2020 and Beyond
Nov 2019 - Interview with GA Tech
Oct 2019 - Bitcraze blog: Learning to Seek: autonomous source seeking using deep reinforcement learning onboard a Crazyflie
Oct 2019 - Medium article: What if Quantization was Applied for Reinforcement Learning? by Christopher Dossman
June 2019 - Best paper at RL4RL@ICML, Lyapunov-based Safe Policy Optimization for Continuous Control
June 2019 - Jeff Dean's keynote at AutoML @ ICML mentions AutoRL
Mar 2019 - NY Times article on Robotics at Google
Feb 2019 - Venture beat: Google lays out framework for autonomous errand-running robots and follow-up: , , , 
Feb 2019 - Google AI Blog: Long-Range Robotic Navigation via Automated Reinforcement Learning
Jan 2019 - Two papers mentioned in: Looking Back at Google’s Research Efforts in 2018
Dec 2018 - Interview with Pc Magazine ahead of WAFR: "This Google Research Scientist Helps Robots Make Good Decisions"
July 2018 - Distinguished Alumni, School of Engineering, University of New Mexico
May 2018 - Best paper in Service Robotics at ICRA
April 2017 - New York Times interview, Meet the People Who Train the Robots (to Do Their Own Jobs)
Fall 2015 - Alum News, Newsletter The Computing Research Association’s Committee on the Status of Women in Computing Research (CRA-W) Newsletter, Summer/Fall 2015
May 2015 - Sandia Daily News "Sandia robotics scientist wins prestigious UNM dissertation award" (Read more)
April 2015 - Inside UNM, "Faust receives Tom L. Popejoy Dissertation Prize" (Read more)
March 2015 - AI Matters, Dissertation Brief, "Reinforcement Learning and Planning for Preference Balancing Tasks"
April 2014 - The Innovation Door to The University of New Mexico, Vol. XXVII – Spring 2014, pages 2, “Multicopter’s Smart Technology Provides Safer, More Efficient Delivery System.”