Nicholas Roy is an Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. from McGill University and his PhD from Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Roy’s research focuses on robotics, machine learning, autonomous systems, planning and reasoning, human-computer interaction, and micro air vehicles. He continues to work on the issue of planning under uncertainty, motivated by mobile robots in a variety of environments under a wide range of applications. He is a member of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence, the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers as well as the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.