How do we co-exist with robots? What will robots with empathy be like?
A computer science graduate from Simon Fraser University, Canada, Angelica completed her doctorate in Kyoto University, where she built a new breed of robot emotion system, based on the knowledge of human infant development.
She was the first employee at Aldebaran Japan working on the new humanoid robot, Pepper.
Also part of the Okuno Speech Media Processing Lab in Kyoto University, she has won awards for her work, including signal processing and entertainment robotics, and aims to develop human-inspired models of emotions and intelligence in robots.