Zahra Mahoor is a PhD student studying computer science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She also works as a graduate teaching assistant for her school’s electrical engineering and computer science departments. Zahra is interested in developmental robotics and neuroscience, and is working on designing a sensory-motor controller for robot reaching and grasping based on infant development data.
“Along with the influence the [GHC] conference had on our group, it changed my personal and professional life. I felt empowered from listening to the keynote speakers’ stories and their messages. I related with their life experiences and struggles.”