Robert Riener

ETH Zurich, Zurich Switzerland Research Areas Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Equipment, Control Theory, Prosthetics, Robot Programming, Robots Biography Robert Riener was born and raised in Munich, Germany. He studied Mechanical Engineering at TU München and the University of Maryland from 1988 to 1993. He received the Dipl.-Ing. degree and Dr. degree from TU München in 1993…

Gerd Hirzinger

TU Munich, Munich Germany Research Areas Control Design & Engineering, Man Machine Systems, Robots, Sensors, Sensors systems and applications Biography Gerd Hirzinger was born in Schwandorf, Bavaria in 1945. He received his Dipl. -Ing. degree and doctorate in electronics and communication theory from the Technical University of Munich in 1969 and 1974, respectively. In 1969…

Ruedigger Dillman

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Germany Research Areas Autonomous Vehicle Navigation, Computer Science, Computer Vision for Medical Robotics, Dual Arm Manipulation, Grasping, Human Performance Augmentation, Humanoid and Bipedal Locomotion, Humanoid Robots, Kinematics, Medical Robots and Systems, Motion and Path Planning, Path Planning for Multiple Mobile Robots or Agents, Perception for Grasping and Manipulation, Reactive and Sensor-Based…

Ernst Dickmanns

Bundeswehr University, Munich Germany Research Areas Automation, Computer Science, Control Systems, Machine Intelligence, Machine Vision, Robot Programming, Robots, Sensors, Sensors systems and applications Biography Ernst Dickmanns was born in Newcastle, near Cologne, Germany on January 4th, 1936. In 1956, following graduation from the Polz Gymnasium, he started practical work with Dornier Aircraft Engineering near Munich…