Sooyeon Jeong received her B.S. and M.Eng in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT. She joined Personal Robots Group as an undergraduate student in 2011 and since then have worked on Le FonduePhone, DragonBot, Huggable and Pediatric Companion projects. Currently, she is running a clinical research study at Boston Children’s Hospital with the Huggable robot. She is interested in how people and robots can learn from one another through social interactions, and how socially assistive robots could support people with emotional and mental needs.