Utku Norman

Dr. Utku Norman

  • Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
    Postfach 3640
    76021 Karlsruhe

Fields of work

  • Autonomous, self-learning, AI-assisted robotic technologies and systems in the real world
  • Analysis of the social and psychological dimensions of human-robot interaction and cooperation
  • Technology development and empirical research in human-machine interaction

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Professional background

since 2023 Scientific staff member at ITAS
2023 Ph.D., Computer and Communication Sciences, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
2018⁠ - 2022 Marie-Skłodowska-Curie PhD Fellow, EU H2020 ANIMATAS Project
Scientific staff member, Computer-Human Interaction Lab in Learning and Instruction (CHILI), EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
2019 Guest researcher, Social Computing team, Télécom Paris, France
2018 M.Sc., Computer Engineering, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
2016 - 2018 Scientific staff member in the Computer Engineering Department, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
2018 B.A., Philosophy, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
2016 B.Sc., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

Selected publications

Norman, U.; Dinkar, T.; Bruno, B.; Clavel, C.
Studying alignment in a collaborative learning activity via automatic methods. In: Dialogue & Discourse, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 1–48, Aug. 2022.
doi: 10.5210/dad.2022.201

Norman, U.; Chin, A.; Bruno, B.; Dillenbourg, P.
Efficacy of a ‘misconceiving’ robot to improve computational thinking in a collaborative problem solving activity: a pilot study. In: 2022 31st IEEE International Conference on Robot & Human Interactive Communication (RO‐MAN), Naples, Italy, Aug. 2022, pp. 1413–1420.
doi: 10.1109/RO‐MAN53752.2022.9900775

Nasir, J.; Norman, U.; Bruno, B.; Dillenbourg, P.
When positive perception of the robot has no effect on learning. In: 2020 29th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO‐MAN), online, Aug. 2020, pp. 313–320.
doi: 10.1109/RO‐MAN47096.2020.9223343

Nasir, J.; Norman, U.; Johal, W.; Olsen, J.; Shahmoradi, S; Dillenbourg, P.
Robot analytics: What do human‐robot interaction traces tell us about learning? In: 2019 28th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO‐MAN), New Delhi, India, Oct. 2019.
doi: 10.1109/RO‐MAN46459.2019.8956465