Murali Krishna loved to read as a boy. His favorite topic was science fiction, especially stories about space travel and robotic machines.
As he got older, Murali's interest in robots grew. At college, he built lots of different of robots, including a walking robot that explored a volcano, and a robotic backhoe that could move huge amounts of dirt without a driver!
Murali now works for Intel. He helps to design and operate robots that are used to build computer chips. His robots make the factories safer by doing jobs that would be hazardous for humans. Murali's robots also work with the delicate materials used to make silicon chips.