Congratulations to Dr. Karla Conn Welch for her recent feature in The Gleaner, a newspaper based out of her hometown of Henderson Co, KY. The article highlights Dr. Welch’s role at UofL, her involvement with LARRI, the current grants she is working on and the faculty and students she works with. Dr. Welch is involved in more than $20MM in grant-funded research, including her work with a humanoid robot designed to help children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis practice social skills. This research will be presented at the International Society for Autism Research and IEEE’s International conference on Robotics and Automation. Read the full article here.