Mehmet Dogar, PhD

Turkey | Fulbright S&T awardee 2008 | Carnegie Mellon University | Robotics

profilepicdogarmehmetMehmet Dogar is a Ph.D. candidate in robotics at the Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, where he is working on robotic manipulation of objects.

His research aims to make ‘personal robots’ a part of everyday human life. One capability these robots require is the robust and skillful manipulation of objects in executing everyday human tasks, such as preparing meals or making the bed.

A native of Turkey, Mehmet received both undergraduate and Master’s degrees from the Middle East Technical University, Ankara. He is working towards supporting the realization of his biggest dream, to see the day when it is common to see robots walk on the street among humans.