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Podcast: Robots and the Future of War

November 2, 2020

Faculty member Mary “Missy” Cummings discusses issues of machine autonomy on the Brave New Planet podcast.

Mary "Missy" Cummings

Mary “Missy” Cummings was one of the U.S. Navy's first female fighter pilots, serving from 1988-1999.

At Duke, she is the director of the Humans and Autonomy Laboratory (HAL), a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and a faculty member of the Duke Cybersecurity Master of Engineering program.

Her research interests include human-robot interaction, human-autonomous system collaboration, and the ethical and social impact of technology.