Katherine J. Kuchenbecker to be Keynote Speaker at VSS 2017

VSS is pleased to welcome Katherine J. Kuchenbecker as the VSS 2017 Keynote Speaker. Katherine J. Kuchenbecker is Director of the new Haptic Intelligence Department at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart, Germany. She is currently on leave from her appointment as Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics at the University of Pennsylvania, where she held the Class of 1940 Bicentennial Endowed Term Chair and a secondary appointment in Computer and Information Science.

Katherine J. Kuchenbecker will discuss her work on capturing how objects and surfaces feel to the sense of touch in her talk, “Haptography: Capturing and Displaying Touch” which will be held on Saturday, May 20 at 7:15 pm in Talk Room 1-2.



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