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Daniel Seita

Assistant Professor of Computer Science


  • 2021, Doctoral Degree, Computer Science, University of California - Berkeley
  • 2014, Bachelor's Degree, Computer Science, Williams College


Daniel Seita is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science department at the University of Southern California and the director of the Sensing, Learning, and Understanding for Robotic Manipulation (SLURM) Lab. His research interests are in computer vision and machine learning for robot manipulation, with a focus on developing novel methods to improve manipulation of challenging deformable objects. Daniel was previously a postdoc at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute and holds a PhD in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley. He received undergraduate degrees in math and computer science from Williams College. Daniel's research has been supported by a six-year Graduate Fellowship for STEM Diversity and by a two-year Berkeley Fellowship. He has the Honorable Mention for Best Paper award at UAI 2017, was an RSS 2022 Pioneer, and has presented his work at premier robotics conferences such as ICRA, IROS, RSS, and CoRL.

  • Thomas Lord Department of Computer Science
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