Kris Hauser

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Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Robot motion planning and control, semiautonomous robots, and integrating perception and planning. Applications of this research have included automated vehicle collision avoidance, robotic manipulation, robot-assisted medicine, and legged locomotion.

Appointments and Affiliations
  • Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Contact Information:
  • Office Location: 140 Science Dr, Gross Hall Rm 379, Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: (919) 660-5441
  • Email Address: kris.hauser@duke.edu
  • Web Page:
Education:

  • Ph.D. Stanford University, 2008

Curriculum Vitae
Research Interests:

Research interests include robot motion planning and control, semiautonomous robots, and integrating perception and planning. Past applications of this research have included automated vehicle collision avoidance, robotic manipulation, robot-assisted medicine, and legged locomotion.

Specialties:

Robotics
Controls

Courses Taught:
  • ECE 391: Undergraduate Research in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 590: Advanced Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Representative Publications: (More Publications)
    • Hauser, K, Fast interpolation and time-optimization with contact, International Journal of Robotics Research, vol 33 no. 9 (2014), pp. 1231-1250 [10.1177/0278364914527855] [abs].
    • Luo, J; Zhang, Y; Hauser, K; Park, HA; Paldhe, M; Lee, CSG; Grey, M; Stilman, M; Oh, JH; Lee, J; Kim, I; Oh, P, Robust Ladder-Climbing with a Humanoid Robot with Application to the DARPA Robotics Challenge, IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (2014) [abs].
    • Hauser, K, The minimum constraint removal problem with three robotics applications, International Journal of Robotics Research, vol 33 no. 1 (2014), pp. 5-17 [10.1177/0278364913507795] [abs].
    • Hauser, K, Robust Contact Generation for Robot Simulation with Unstructured Meshes, Intl. Symposium on Robotics Research (2013) [abs].
    • Hauser, K, Minimum Constraint Displacement Motion Planning, Robotics: Science and Systems (2013) [abs].
    • Zhang, Y; Hauser, K, Unbiased, scalable sampling of protein loop conformations from probabilistic priors, BMC Structural Biology, vol 13 no. Suppl 1 (2013), pp. S9-S9 [10.1186/1472-6807-13-S1-S9] [abs].
    • Bennett, CC; Hauser, K, Artificial Intelligence Framework for Simulating Clinical Decision-Making: A Markov Decision Process Approach, Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, vol 57 (2013), pp. 9-19 [abs].
    • Hauser, K; Latombe, J-C, Multi-Modal Planning in Non-Expansive Spaces, Intl. J. of Robotics Research, vol 29 (2010), pp. 897-915 [abs].
    • Hauser, K; Alterovitz, R; Chentanez, N; Okamura, A; Goldberg, K, Feedback Control for Steering Needles Through 3D Deformable Tissue Using Helical Paths, Robotics: Science and Systems (2009) [abs].
    • Chentanez, N; Alterovitz, R; Richie, D; Cho, J; Hauser, K; Goldberg, K; Shewchuk, JR; Brien, JO, Interactive Simulation of Surgical Needle Insertion and Steering, ACM SIGGRAPH (2009) [abs].