Ai-Ping Hu, Ph.D
Senior Research Engineer, GTRI: Innovation Concurrent Session
Ai-Ping Hu is a senior research engineer in the Georgia Tech Research Institute's Food Processing Technology Division. He received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University and Ph.D. from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He worked at a start-up robotics company for a number of years before joining GTRI in 2009. His research interests include advanced controls for unstructured environments and agricultural robotics. Recent projects include a robot that cuts chicken, a swinging robot (nicknamed “Tarzan”) for crop phenotyping, and soft robot grippers for fruit picking.