GENI Lab

The Dream Team

Ben Goertzel

Ben Goertzel

Ben Goertzel - Artificial General Intelligence Researcher

Born December 8, 1966, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Ben Goertzel is an American author and researcher in the field of artificial intelligence.  As creator of the OpenCog AGI framework, he will provide the project with the brainpower needed to make our robot the smartest robot in the world! Read more…

David Hanson

David Hanson

David Hanson - Robotics Designer & Researcher

Our resident robotics expert develops human-like robots with realistic facial expressions and conversational abilities. He received a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in film/animation/video, while developing robots as art. As creator of the Zeno child-like robot, he will be providing the project with the robotics expertise and experience to make our robot as lifelike as possible. Read more…

Mark Tilden

Mark Tilden

Mark Tilden - Robotics Physicist

A robotics physicist who produces complex robotic movements from simple analog logic circuits, often with discrete electronic components, and usually without a microprocessor. Mark W. Tilden is perhaps best known for his invention of BEAM robotics and the WowWee Robosapien humanoid robot. He will be providing the project with expertise on robot physics, making the motor skills of our robot as lifelike as possible. Read more…

Gino Yu

Gino Yu

Gino Yu - Consciousness and Design Researcher

Guiding research projects at the intersection of consciousness and design is what Gino Yu does best. His knowledge and experience in the field of human emotions and consciousness will allow our robot to become as expressive as possible, allowing anyone who interacts with it to instantly form a bond with it. Read more…