Hui Li

Senior Principal Research Scientist

Americas

Biography

Hui Li is a Senior Principal Research Scientist at the Robotics Lab in Autodesk Research, where her research focus is at the intersection of machine learning and robotics, including topics such as reinforcement learning, sim-to-real transfer, and multimodal learning for robotic manipulation.

Prior to Autodesk, Hui led the R&D team at Airware, building computer vision and machine learning capabilities for commercial drones, and led robotics research at Boeing, building agile robotic platforms for airplane manufacturing. She holds a PhD in AI from MIT.

Publications (5)

Publication

2022

Learning Dense Reward with Temporal Variant Self-Supervision

Rewards play an essential role in reinforcement learning for robotic…

Publication

2022

Assemble Them All: Physics-Based Planning for Generalizable Assembly by Disassembly

This work proposes a novel method to efficiently plan physically…

Publication

2021

Robotic assembly of timber joints using reinforcement learning

In architectural construction, automated robotic assembly is…

Blog Articles

Article

2023

Safe Self-Supervised Learning of Insertion Skills in the Real World using Tactile and Visual Sensing

Exploring how to safely train robots how to perform industrial…