Brad Nelson

ETH Zurich, Zurich Switzerland Research Areas Bioengineering, Robots Interview Synopsis In this interview, Brad Nelson discusses his career in robotics, focusing on control, manipulation, micro-positioning, and micro/nanorobotics. Describing his research at CMU, the University of Illinois, Minnesota, and ETH, he discusses the challenges of his work and the interactions between scientific disciplines. Commenting on the…

Norm Caplan

National Science Foundation (NSF), VA United States Research Areas Automation, Bioengineering, Communications, Computing and Electronics, Control Systems, Robots Biography Norm Caplan was born in New York City on July 26, 1925. Upon graduation from High School he entered the U.S. Navy where he became an electronic technician, studying radar technology. Following discharge he attended the…