Randy Sargent holds dual appointments at Carnegie Mellon University and Google.
As Visiting Scientist in Google’s Earth Engine team, Randy helps research and develop time-lapse explorable maps, including a recently-released global Landsat timelapse mosaicked from 29 years of Landsats 4, 5, and 7.
As Senior Systems Scientist at CMU’s CREATE Lab, Randy researches for the Explorables project, developing ways to interactively explore and understand large datasets and complex systems, including air and water quality, personal health with the BodyTrack project, and employment and economic trends.
Prior to CMU and Google, Randy helped develop planetary rover software in NASA Ames’s Intelligent Robotics Group, and founded/co-founded two successful technology companies. Randy received his BS in Computer Science from MIT, and his MS from the MIT Media Lab, where he developed the Programmable Brick, a research prototype for LEGO Mindstorms.
Wednesday 10:15 a.m.–10:45 a.m. in Room 203