Mary Cummings

Director, Humans and Autonomy Lab (HAL), Duke University

1988, BSc in Mathematics, US Naval Academy; 1994, MSc in Space Systems Engineering, Naval Postgraduate School; 2004, PhD in Systems Engineering, University of Virginia. 1988-99, naval officer and military pilot; was one of the Navy's first female fighter pilots. Currently, Professor, Duke University Pratt School of Engineering, the Duke Institute of Brain Sciences; Director, Humans and Autonomy Laboratory and Duke Robotics ( AIAA Fellow. Research interests include human-unmanned vehicle interaction, human-autonomous system collaboration, human-systems engineering, public policy implications of unmanned vehicles, and the ethical and social impact of technology.