Welcome to Christopher Hazard

My Background

I grew up in Potomac, Maryland and attended the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).  I graduated in June, 2016 with a B.S. degree in Computer Science with honors.  I  attended Carnegie Mellon University and graduated with a Masters degree in Computer Science/Robotics in August 2018.  I am employed as a Robotics Engineer in Carnegie Mellon's Natonal Robotics Engineering Center (NREC).

I am currently residing in Pittsburgh, Pa. 

My Interests

Artificial Intelligence

Machine Learning

Robotics

Deep Learning

My Resume

CHRIS HAZARD RESUME 1 (pdf)

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My Publications

Automated Design of Manipulators for In-Hand Tasks

by: Christopher Hazard, Nancy Pollard, and Stelian Coros



Presented at the 2018 IEEE - RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robotics

November, 2018

Beijing, China


Received  Award for Best Oral Paper Finalist (one of the top 5 papers in the conference)

humanoids resubmission final-min (pdf)

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Videos for Automated Design of Manipulators for In-Hand Tasks conference paper

Humanoids video resubmission compressed (mp4)

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Masters Thesis

Automated Design of Manipulators for In-Hand Tasks

by: Christopher Hazard

Carnegie Mellon University

Algorithmic Design of Robot Hands

by: Christopher Hazard, Nancy Pollard, and Stelian Coros


In Progress 

To be submitted to the International Journal of Humanoid Robotics (IJHR)

1st Quarter 2019

Files coming soon.

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Contact Me

Email:  chazard@andrew.cmu.edu

Cell phone: 301-803-9939