Conrad Tucker is a professor of mechanical engineering. Joining Carnegie Mellon University’s faculty in Fall 2019, he focuses on the design and optimization of systems through the acquisition, integration, and mining of large scale, disparate data. Previously, he was a faculty member at The Pennsylvania State University and directed the Design Analysis Technology Advancement (D.A.T.A) Laboratory.
2011 Ph.D. in Industrial & Systems Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
2009 MBA in Business Administration, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
2007 M.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
2004 B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Bridging the physical and digital worlds with human-machine learning
New MechE faculty member Conrad Tucker sees machines as tools that can help to enhance human capabilities.
Tucker and team receive ASME Best Paper Award
MechE’s Conrad Tucker and his team’s paper, “Reinforcement Learning Content Generation For Virtual Reality Applications,” has been selected for the 2019 Virtual Environments and Systems (VES) Best Paper Award in the ASME CIE conference.