Samuel Spaulding

Graduate Student, MIT Media Lab, Personal Robots Group
Sam Spaulding is a PhD graduate research assistant with the Personal Robots Group at the MIT Media Lab. His research
focuses on developing social robot learning companions for early-language and literacy skills. He synthesizes insights from machine learning, affective and educational sciences, and children’s media design. He develops affective personalization algorithms and is interested in how transfer learning can accelerate and improve personalization across students.