30 Most Innovative Women Professors Alive Today

MIT Media Lab

Cynthia Breazeal is an associate professor of Media Arts and Sciences at MIT, where she also acts as Director of the Personal Robots Group. In fact, Breazeal has established herself as a leading expert in the progressive field of personal robots. She is responsible for some of the most famous robotic creations, ranging from small hexapod robots to highly expressive humanoid robots to robotic characters. Most recently, Breazeal has been working on the use of social robots to improve general quality of life.

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