Samuel A. Olatunji

olatunji@illinois.edu

Doctor of Philosophy: 
Industrial Engineering (Intelligent Systems), Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel, 2021

Master’s Degree: 
Electrical and Electronic Engineering. University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, 2014

Bachelor’s Degree: 
Electrical Engineering. University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, 2010

Dr. Olatunji is a postdoctoral research associate in the Human Factors & Aging Laboratory at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He is working as a robotics researcher for human-robot interaction projects at the Human Factors and Aging Lab and also as a research fellow in the McKechnie Family LIFE Home. His research and development efforts focus on using robotics, smart home devices, and various other forms of technology to support independent living, healthcare needs, social interaction, successful aging and everyday activities. 

Research Interests 

  • Human-Robot Interactions 
  • Socially assistive robotics
  • Interaction design
  • Health and Aging
  • Intelligent systems development
  • Human Factors Engineering