Facilitating Interactions for Dogs with Occupations


(Photo: Rob Felt)

The FIDO project is an ongoing research project at Georgia Tech's Animal Computer Interaction Lab. It researches ways to improve communication between working dogs and the humans they assist. This work has included canines serving as guide, hearing, service, skilled companion, search & rescue (SAR), and police dogs. Dr. Melody M. Jackson is the founder and director. For more information you can contact:

The team:  fido@lists.gatech.edu
Melody:  melody@cc.gatech.edu (currently on sabbatical for the year 2016)
Media relations:  jason.maderer@comm.gatech.edu (404-385-2966)