Alison’s research interests include the application of art-based techniques to soft robotics, analyzing human-robot interaction, and multi-modal communication through unusual methods.
She completed her Masters at the Collaborative Robotics and Intelligent Systems (CoRIS) Institute at Oregon State University and is affiliated with the soft robotics focused mLab and human-robot interaction focused CHARISMA lab.
Alison Shutterly, Yigit Menguc, and Heather Knight. 2018. Contextual Collision: The Social Consequences of Touch and Collision in Human Robot Interaction. In HRI ’18 Companion: 2018 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction Companion, March 5–8, 2018, Chicago, IL, USA. ACM, NewYork, NY, USA, 2 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3173386.3176922 PDF
Agnihotri, Abhijeet, Alison Shutterly, Abrar Fallatah, Brian Layng, and Heather Knight. “ChairBot Café: Personality-Based Expressive Motion.” In HRI ’18 Companion: 2018 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction Companion, March 5–8, 2018, Chicago, IL, USA. ACM, NewYork, NY, USA, 4 pages. PDF
Shutterly, A., Knight, H., Menguc, Y. “Foldable Emotive Robotics”. Folding in Robotics Workshop at the IEEE International Conference on Robots and Systems. 2017. PDF
Shutterly, A. and Knight, H. “Collision-Ok Robots.” Artist-in-the-lab Framework workshop at the IEEE International Conference on Robots and Systems. 2017.
Other Events & Service
Sponsorship Chair, 2019 HRI Pioneers Workshop
2018 OMSI Communication Fellow
2018 Corvallis Maker Fair Participant [Event Website]
2018 Oregon State University Graduate Research Showcase. poster
2017 – 2018 Oregon State University Undergraduate Engineering Expo Support Volunteer
Oregon State Robotics Graduate Student Association Member/Art Coordinator (2017 – 2018)
Undergraduate Thesis Work
Shutterly, Alison. “Tumorigenesis In Drosophila Melanogaster: A Survey Of Potential Tumor Suppressor Genes”, Honors Theses, 2013. http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_migr_uhm-0158.