Andrew Wood is an engineer with 3 years of service at the Air Force Research Lab. His background is in robotics, systems engineering, and mechanical design. Andrew works closely with Tim O’Sullivan to bring animatronics to life through image processing and object recognition to enable our droids to identify and talk to onlookers. His most recent project is enabling a life-size C-3PO animatronic to talk to onlookers that is to be displayed at COSI Science Festival 2023.