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  • Chairs

     

    Prof. Davide Brugali
    (point of contact)
    Universita' di Bergamo
    Phone: +39 035 2052354
    Email: brugali AT unibg.it
    Web: Personal, Lab.
    Dr. Bruce A. MacDonald
    Dep. of Electrical and Computer Eng.
    University of Auckland
    Auckland, New Zealand
    E-mail: b.macdonald AT auckland.ac.nz
    Home Page, Laboratory
    Prof. Bill Smart
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Oregon State University
    Corvallis, Oregon, USA
    E-mail: bill.smart AT oregonstate.edu
    Home Page

     

  • Members

     

    Prof. Arvin Agah
    The University of Kansas
    Lawrence, Kansas, USA
    E-mail: agah AT ku.edu
    Home Page, Research Center


    Dr. Ho Seok Ahn
    The University of Auckland
    Auckland, New Zealand
    E-mail: hs.ahn AT auckland.ac.nz
    Home Page, Research Center


    Dr. Andreas Angerer
    Institute for Software & Systems Engineering
    University of Augsburg
    Augsburg, Germany
    E-mail: angerer AT informatik.uni-augsburg.de
    Home Page, Institute


    Dr. Berthold Baeuml
    Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics
    DLR - German Aerospace Center
    Wessling, Germany
    E-mail: berthold.baeuml AT dlr.de
    Home Page, Institute


    Dr. Julita Bermejo-Alonso
    Autonomous Systems Laboratory (ASLab)
    Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
    Madrid, Spain
    E-mail: jbermejo AT etsii.upm.es
    Home Page, Laboratory


    Andreas Bihlmaier
    Institute for Anthropomatics and Robotics
    Intelligent Process Control and Robotics Lab (IAR-IPR)
    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
    Karlsruhe, Germany
    E-mail: andreas.bihlmaier AT kit.edu
    Home Page


    Sebastian Blumenthal
    Locomotec
    Stuttgart, Germany
    E-mail: blumenthal AT locomotec.com
    Home Page, Company


    Noury Bouraqadi
    Institut Mines-Telecom, Ecole des Mines de Douai
    Ecole des Mines de Douai
    France
    E-mail: noury.bouraqadi AT mines-douai.fr
    Home Page, Company


    Dr. Jan F. Broenink
    Robotics and Mechatronics
    CTIT, Faculty EE-Math-CS
    Twente, Netherlands
    E-mail: J.F.Broenink AT utwente.nl
    Home Page, Laboratory


    Dr. Diego Alonso Cáceres
    División de Sistemas e Ingeniería Electrónica (DSIE)
    Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena
    Cartagena, Spain
    E-mail: diego.alonso AT upct.es
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Dr. Jean-Christophe Baillie
    Aldebaran robotics
    Paris, France
    E-mail: baillie AT gostai.com
    Laboratory
    Sven Behnke
    Autonomous Intelligent Systems
    University of Bonn
    Bonn, Germany
    E-mail: behnke AT cs.uni-bonn.de
    Dr. Igor Belousov
    Hewlett-Packard
    E-mail: igor.belousov AT hp.com
    Home Page, Laboratory
    Dr. Geoffrey Biggs
    Intelligent Systems Research Institute
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
    Tsukuba, Japan
    E-mail: geoffrey.biggs AT aist.go.jp
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Fabio P. Bonsignorio
    Banco de Santander Chair of Excellence in Robotics
    Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
    Leganés, Spain
    E-mail: fabio.bonsignorio AT heronrobots.com
    Laboratory

    Yury Brodskiy
    Robotics and Mechatronics group
    University of Twente
    Enschede, The Netherlands
    E-mail: y.brodskiy AT utwente.nl
    Laboratory

    Greg Broten
    Defence R&D Canada
    3Suffield, Canada
    E-mail: greg.broten AT drdc-rddc.gc.ca
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Dr. Jose M. Cañas Plaza
    Grupo de Robotica
    Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
    Madrid, Spain
    E-mail: jmplaza AT gsyc.es
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Prof. Luiz Chaimowicz
    Computer Science Department
    Federal University of Minas Gerais
    Brazil
    E-mail: chaimo AT dcc.ufmg.br
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Stephen Cossell
    ScriptRock Inc.
    E-mail: steve AT scriptrock.com
    Company

    Chandan Datta
    Robotics Research Group
    University of Auckland
    Auckland, New Zeland
    E-mail: chandan.datta AT auckland.ac.nz
    Laboratory

    Dr. John M. Dolan
    The Robotics Institute
    Carnegie Mellon University
    Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    E-mail: jmd AT cs.cmu.edu
    Home Page

    Prof. Antonio Carlos Domínguez Brito
    IUSIANI - Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
    Edf. Central del Parque Científico-Tecnológico
    Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
    E-mail: adominguez AT iusiani.ulpgc.es
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Dr. Mauro Dragone
    The CLARITY Centre for Sensor Web Technologies
    School of Computer Science and Informatics
    University College Dublin
    Dublin, Ireland
    E-mail: mauro.dragone AT ucd.ie
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Dr. Terry Fong
    Intelligent Robotics Group
    NASA Ames Research Center
    E-mail: terrence.fong AT nasa.gov
    Dr. Ilya Gartseev
    Moscow State Technical University "MIREA"
    Moscow, Russia
    E-mail: gartseev AT gmail.com
    Laboratory

    Prof. John Georgas
    Department of Computer Science
    Northern Arizona University
    Flagstaff, Arizona
    E-mail: John.Georgas AT nau.edu
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Dr. Luca Gherardi
    Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control
    ETH Zurich
    Zurich, Switzerland
    E-mail: lucagh AT ethz.ch
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Dr. Franco Guidi-Polanco
    Pontificia Univers. Catolica
    Valparaiso, Chile
    E-mail: fguidi AT ucv.cl
    Home Page

    Dirk Holz
    Autonomous Intelligent Systems Group
    University of Bonn
    Bonn, Germany
    E-mail: dirk.holz AT ieee.org
    Home Page

    Nico Hochgeschwender
    Department of Computer Science
    Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences
    Sankt Augustin, Germany
    E-mail: nico.hochgeschwender AT h-brs.de
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Alwin Hoffmann
    Institute for Software & Systems Engineering
    University of Augsburg
    Augsburg, Germany
    E-mail: hoffmann AT informatik.uni-augsburg.dee
    Home Page

    Dr. Edward P. Katz
    Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley
    NASA Research Park
    Moffett Field, CA, USA
    E-mail: e.p.katz AT ieee.org
    Home Page

    Markus Klotzbuecher
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
    Leuven, Belgium
    E-mail: markus.klotzbuecher AT mech.kuleuven.be

    Prof. Alois Knoll
    Fakultät für Informatik
    Technische Universität München
    München, Germany
    E-mail: knoll AT in.tum.de
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Dr. Tetsuo Kotoku
    Intelligent systems Research Institute
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
    Tsukuba, JAPAN
    E-mail: t.kotoku AT aist.go.jp
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Dr. James Kramer
    Department of Computer Science and Engineering
    University of Notre Dame
    Notre Dame, Indiana, USA
    E-mail: jkramer3 AT nd.edu
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Dr. Torsten Kroeger
    Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
    Stanford University
    Stanford, California, USA
    E-mail: tkr AT stanford.edu
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Mr. Daniel Kubus
    Institut fuer Robotik und Prozessinformatik
    Braunschweig, Germany
    E-mail: dku AT rob.cs.tu-bs.de
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Min Ho (Chris) Lee
    Dep. of Electrical and Computer Eng.
    University of Auckland
    Auckland, New Zealand
    E-mail: mlee242 AT aucklanduni.ac.nz
    Laboratory

    Charles Lesire-Cabaniols
    ONERA - The French Aerospace Lab
    Toulouse, France
    E-mail: Charles.Lesire AT onera.fr
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Dr. Fredrik Linaker
    Accenture Technology Labs
    Sophia Antipolis, France
    E-mail: fredrik.linaker AT accenture.com
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Mr. Ingo Lütkebohle
    Applied Informatics, M5, University of Bielefeld
    Bielefeld, Germany
    E-mail: iluetkeb AT gmail.com
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Dr. Andrea Luzzana
    Dept. of Information Technology and Mathematics
    Università degli studi di Bergamo
    Bergamo, Italy
    E-mail: andrea.luzzana AT unibg.it
    Laboratory

    Prof. Jacques Malenfant
    Université Pierre et Marie Curie
    Paris, France
    E-mail: Jacques.Malenfant AT lip6.fr
    Home Page, Laboratory

    PhD Vicente Matellan
    universidad de León
    Leon, Spain
    E-mail: vicente.matellan AT unileon.es
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Prof. Giuseppe Menga
    Politecnico di Torino
    Torino, Italy
    E-mail: menga AT polito.it
    Company, Laboratory

    Dr. Mark Mol
    Department of Computer Science
    Rice University
    Houston, Texas, USA
    E-mail: mmoll AT cs.rice.edu
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Matteo Morelli
    Real-Time Systems (ReTiS) Laboratory
    at TeCIP Institute
    Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy
    E-mail: matteo.morelli AT sssup.it
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Dr. Mario E. Munich
    iRobot
    Pasadena, California, USA
    E-mail: mmunich AT irobot.com
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Ludwig Nägele
    Institute for Software & Systems Engineering
    University of Augsburg
    Augsburg, Germany
    E-mail: ludwig.naegele AT informatik.uni-augsburg.de

    Lorenzo Natale
    Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia
    Italia
    E-mail: Lorenzo.natale AT iit.it

    Hari D. Nayar, Sc. D.
    Robot Modeling, Simulation and Visualization Group
    Mobility and Robotics Section, JPL
    Pasadena, California, USA
    E-mail: hdnayar AT jpl.nasa.gov

    Dr. Issa A.D. Nesnas
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    California Institute of Technology
    Pasadena, California, USA
    E-mail: nesnas AT jpl.nasa.gov
    Home Page, Robotics Software Systems Group
    Prof. Klas Nilsson
    Dept of Computer Science, Lund University - LTH
    Lund, Sweden
    E-mail: klas AT cs.lth.se
    Home Page, Productive Robotics Group

    Dr. Carlos Nieto Granda
    College of Computing
    Georgia Institute of Technology
    Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    E-mail: carlos.nieto AT gmail.com
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Walter Nowak
    Locomotec
    Stuttgart, Germany
    E-mail: nowak AT locomotec.com
    Company


    Prof. Francisco J. Ortiz
    División de Sistemas e Ingeniería Electrónica (DSIE)
    Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena
    Cartagena, Spain
    E-mail: francisco.ortiz AT upct.es
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Prof. Juan Pastor Franco
    División de Sistemas e Ingeniería Electrónica (DSIE)
    Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena
    Cartagena, Spain
    E-mail: juanangel.pastor AT upct.es
    Laboratory

    Prof. Roland Philippsen
    Halmstad University
    Slottsjorden, Sweeden
    E-mail: roland.philippsen AT gmx.net
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Andrei M. Rotenstein
    Epson Edge
    E-mail: andrei_rotenstein AT ea.epson.com

    Radu B. Rusu
    Open Perception
    E-mail: radu.b.rusu AT gmail.com
    Home Page, Company

    Prof. Christian Schlegel
    Fakultaet Informatik
    University of Applied Sciences
    Ulm, Germany
    E-mail: schlegel AT hs-ulm.de
    Home Page

    Dr. Ulrik Pagh Schultz
    Modular Robotics Lab, MMMI
    University of Southern Denmark
    E-mail: ups AT mmmi.sdu.dk
    Home Page

    Nicholas A. Scott
    National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
    Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
    E-mail: nicholas.scott AT nist.gov
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Azamat Shakhimardanov
    University of Applied Sciences
    Bonn-Rhein-Sieg
    Sankt Augustin, Germany
    E-mail: azamat.shakhimardanov AT fh-brs.de
    Laboratory

    Dennis Stampfer
    ZAFH Servicerobotik
    University of Applied Sciences Ulm
    Ulm, Germany
    E-mail: stampfer AT hs-ulm.de
    Laboratory

    Serge Stinckwich
    UMMISCO/IRD/MSI, Vietnam
    E-mail: serge.stinckwich AT gmail.com
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Prof. Oskar von Stryk
    Department of Computer Science
    Technische Universität Darmstadt
    Darmstadt, Germany
    E-mail: stryk AT sim.tu-darmstadt.de
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Dr. Ioan A. Sucan
    Willow Garage
    Menlo Park, CA, USA
    E-mail: isucan AT willowgarage.com
    Company

    Dr. Hans Utz
    Robotics Group
    NASA Ames Research Center
    Moffett Field, California, USA
    E-mail: hans.utz AT nasa.gov
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Prof. David Vernon
    Interaction Laboratory
    University of Skövde
    Sweden
    E-mail: david AT vernon.eu
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Dr. Cristina Vicente-Chicote
    QUERCUS Software Engineering Group
    University of Extremadura
    Spain
    E-mail: cristinav AT unex.es
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Andreas Wortmann
    Software Engineering
    RWTH Aachen University
    E-mail: wortmann AT se-rwth.de

    Dr. Sebastian Wrede
    Research Institute for Cognition and Robotics (CoR-Lab)
    Bielefeld University, Germany
    Bielefeld, Germany
    E-mail: swrede AT cor-lab.uni-bielefeld.de
    Home Page, Laboratory

    Alexey Zakharov
    The Marmalade Creative Effects
    Hamburg, Germany
    E-mail: alexey.zakharov AT gmail.com
    Company


    Prof. Cezary Zielinski
    Institute of Control and Computation Engineering
    Warsaw University of Technology
    Warsaw, Poland
    E-mail: C.Zielinski AT ia.pw.edu.pl
    Home Page, Laboratory