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Marjorie Skubic received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from Texas A&M University in 1997, where she specialized in distributed telerobotics Skubic-bed-sensor-14-3-20and robot programming by demonstration. She is currently a Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Missouri with a joint appointment in Computer Science. In addition to her academic experience, she has spent 14 years working in industry on real-time applications such as data acquisition and automation. Her current research interests include sensory perception, spatial referencing interfaces, human-robot interaction, sensor networks for eldercare, and preventative screening tools. In 2006, Dr. Skubic established the Center for Eldercare and Rehabilitation Technology at the University of Missouri and serves as the Center Director for this interdisciplinary team. The center’s work supports proactive models of healthcare such as monitoring systems that noninvasively track the physical and cognitive health of elderly residents in their homes and generate alerts that detect health changes, increasing fall risk, and actual fall events. Recent work has also investigated automated screening of athletes and pianists to flag injury risks, with support for preventative exercises to reduce the risk.

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept. and Computer Science Dept. (joint apt.)
Director, Center for Eldercare and Rehabilitation Technology
College of Engineering
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, MO 65211-2060
Office: 329 Engineering Building West
Phone: (573) 882-7766
Fax: (573) 882-8318
Email: skubicm [at] missouri.edu
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For Spring, 2016, I am teaching ECE 3220, Software Design for C and C++. Office Hours: Monday 2-3pm and Wednesday 10:30-11:30am
For Fall, 2016, I will be teaching Architectural Robotics again. Course outline