Daniella DiPaola

Personal Robots
  • Research Assistant

Daniella DiPaola is a second-year graduate student at the Personal Robots Group at the MIT Media Lab. Her research interests include understanding the ethical, social, and emotional implications of AI and robots, particularly in the lives of children.  She has developed various curricula to inspire middle school students to think about the societal implications of artificial intelligence. Her current work explores the relationship between AI literacy and child-robot interaction. 

Daniella received her B.S. in Engineering Psychology from Tufts University in 2016. Before beginning graduate school, she worked as a researcher in the consumer robotics industry. 

Daniella DiPaola is a second-year graduate student at the Personal Robots Group at the MIT Media Lab. Her research interests include understanding the ethical, social, and emotional implications of AI and robots, particularly in the lives of children.  She has developed various curricula to inspire middle school students to think about the societal implications of artificial intelligence. Her current work explores the relationship between AI literacy and child-robot interaction. 

Daniella received her B.S. in Engineering Psychology from Tufts University in 2016. Before beginning graduate school, she worked as a researcher in the consumer robotics industry.