About me

I am a first year Ph.D. student at the University of South Florida advised by Professor Zhao Han. I joined the RARE Lab in August 2023, and I hold a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria (FUTA). My research interests lie in robotics, human-robot interaction (HRI), artificial intelligence (AI), and augmented reality (AR).

I am currently working on developing an augmented reality (AR) technology called fog screen, which allows in-the-air projection for robots to communicate with humans in environments that lack projectable surfaces.

Uthman Tijani

Ph.D. Student, Computer Science and Engineering,
University of South Florida


February 5, 2024

My paper got accepted to VAM-HRI 2024 workshop!

January 4, 2024

I have been accepted to the 2024 Grad Cohort Workshop for IDEALS by CRA-WP! It will take place in Minneapolis, MN, from April 11, to April 13, 2024.

December 1, 2023

My first first-author paper, 'Towards Reproducible Language-Based HRI Experiments: Open-Sourcing a Generalized Experiment Project,' got accepted to HRI 2024! Congratulations to Hong Wang and me!

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