Episode 40 – NoireSTEMinist
Host: Dr. Jeremy Waisome & Dr. Kyla McMullen
Guest: Dr. Carlotta Berry
Episode Description: Dr. Carlotta Berry joins us to talk about the importance of community, utilizing available resources and reaching back as we climb the proverbial ladder. Passionate about recruitment and retention in electrical and computer engineering fields, Dr. Berry has committed herself to being an advisor and advocate. Pull up a seat for a lesson in determination and faith.
Carlotta’s Bio –
Dr. Carlotta Berry’s areas of expertise include educational mobile robotics and enhanced human-robot interfaces. Also specializing in recruitment and retention activities for underrepresented populations in electrical and computer engineering, she helped found the Rose Building Undergraduate Diversity (ROSE-BUD) program, which she co-advises. Dr. Berry also helped start and currently co-directs the multidisciplinary robotics program, and is an organizer and judge for FIRST Robotics competitions. One of her recent projects with students involved using mobile robot platforms to remotely command robots to perform tasks.