1316 Phelps Hall
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5129
Human Robot Interaction Pioneer, 2012
Beane is an assistant professor in the Technology Management Program and a research affiliate with MIT’s Institute for the Digital Economy. He studies deviance in work involving machine intelligence – and specifically robotics. He asks questions like “How do workers, organizations and even AI engage in deviance, and what happens when they do?” Beane has done extensive field research on robotic surgery, robotic materials transport, and robotic telepresence in healthcare, elder care and knowledge work.
PhD Information Technologies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology