About Me

I am a Robotics PhD student at Oregon State University, where I work under Julie Adams in the Human Machine Teaming Lab (HMTLab). My research interests lie at the intersection of human-robot interaction, multi-agent systems, and machine learning.


  • Ph.D in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, Oregon State University, 2024 (expected)
  • M.S. in Computer Science, University of Arkansas, 2017
  • B.S. in Computer Engineering, Univesity of Arkansas, 2015

Work experience

  • July 2020 - Present: Graduate Research Assistant
    • Oregon State University
    • Developing and evaluating systems to improve human-robot teaming
  • July 2017 - July 2020: Senior Software Engineer
    • HERE Technologies
    • Developed algorithms and software infrastructure for building HD maps for self-driving cars.
  • Summer 2016: Research Intern
    • NASA Langley
    • Research focused on computing navigational geofences for low altitude flight operations
  • Aug 2015 - May 2017: Graduate Teaching Assistant
    • University of Arkansas
    • Teaching Assistant for CS Courses: Intro to Programming, Computer Organization, Artificial Intelligence


Email: bhagatsj < at > oregonstate < dot > edu