Dr. Denise Geiskkovitch – Faculty of Engineering
Denise Geiskkovitch

Dr. Denise Geiskkovitch


human-robot interaction, human-computer interaction, social robotics, socially assistive robots, space robotics.

Areas of Specialization

  • Assistant Professor

    Computing and Software

  • Barber-Gennum Endowed Chair in Information Technology

    Computing and Software


My research centres around investigating and developing technological solutions to help people in their everyday lives, specializing in social robots. I utilize multidisciplinary methods, often combining computer science and psychology, to conduct research that spans the entire lifespan, from preschool-aged children, to older adults, and everybody in between.  

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Ph.D. University of Manitoba (2021) 

M.Sc. Georgia Institute of Technology (2016) 

B.Sc. University of Manitoba (2014) 

Additional role:

Barber-Gennum Chair in Information Technology