Prof. Tomas Lozano-Perez

School of Engineering Professor of Teaching Excellence
Co-Director, CSAIL Center for Robotics
Margaret MacVicar Faculty Fellow

Primary DLC

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

MIT Room: 32-333

Areas of Interest and Expertise

Computational Chemistry
Computational Biology
Robotics and Robot Manipulation
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Graphics
Representations of Objects and Space
Computational Geometry
Machine Learning
Computer Vision

Research Summary

Lozano-Perez's research has encompassed robot planning and manipulation, computer vision, and, more recently, computational chemistry and biology. His recent research has focused on applications of computer vision to computer-aided surgery, machine intelligence in drug discovery and information retrieval, and in the development of algorithms for the interpretation of X-ray diffraction and NMR data to obtain molecular structure. Lozano-Perez is also heavily involved in developing Web-based tools for education.

Recent Work