Kaviya Dhanabalachadran


Did this experience inspire you or enable you to continue your career?

This experience was enriching, providing an in­ depth understanding of how a research problem should be dealt with. It instilled confidence in me to pursue research in future and also helped me to expand my knowledge related to my research interests. Also this opportunity has heightened the urge to contribute to society by bringing robots close to people.

Did your host lab aid the quality of your research?

The people in the lab were supportive and encouraging from the beginning. I would always cherish my time at IDSIA. I am particularly thankful to Jerome, Eduardo and Cristina and obviously my professor Dr.Gianni A. Di Caro who were always there to answer my questions amidst their tight schedule and helped me experience the joy of learning.

How do you feel your association with NCCR Robotics has had an overall impact on your studies and future career ?

I would say this internship has had a huge impact in transforming me to a better person. It will definitely make a big difference in my future career. I have developed good contacts with people in the field of robotics. I had an opportunity to meet many interesting people.

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