Richard Volpe

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), CA United States Research Areas Control Design & Engineering, Robot Programming, Robots, Sensors Biography Richard Volpe received a B.S. in Physics from Loyola College in Baltimore in 1984. He later attended Carnegie Mellon University where he completed a M.S. in Physics and a Ph.D. in Applied Physics in 1986 and…

Lynne Parker

University of Tennessee, TN United States Research Areas Agent-Based Systems, AI-Based Methods, Autonomous Agents, Behavior-Based Systems, Big Data in Robotics and Automation, Cognitive Human-Robot Interaction, Cooperating Robots, Deep Learning in Robotics and Automation, Distributed Robot Systems, Gesture, Posture and Facial Expressions, Human Detection and Tracking, Learning and Adaptive Systems, Learning from Demonstration, Motion and Path…

Larry Matthies

Senior Research Scientist Jet Propulsion Laborary/California Institute of Technology, CA United States Research Areas Aerial Systems: Perception and Autonomy, Computer Science, Computer Vision for Other Robotics Applications, Field Robots, Localization, Range Sensing, Robots, Sensor Fusion, Space Robotics and Automation, Visual-Based Navigation Biography Larry Matthies received his PhD in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University in…

Danica Kragic

Royal Institute of Technology – KTH, Stockholm Sweden Research Areas Assembly, Deep Learning in Robotics and Automation, Dexterous Manipulation, Grasping, Human Detection and Tracking, Industrial Robots, Learning from Demonstration, Manipulation Planning, Mobile Manipulation, Object Detection, Segmentation and Categorization, Perception for Grasping and Manipulation, Sensor Fusion, Service Robots, Visual Learning Biography Danica Kragic is a Professor…

Makoto Kaneko

Osaka University, Osaka Japan Research Areas Mechatronics, Robot Programming, Robots, Sensors, Sensors systems and applications Biography Makoto Kaneko was born on January 18th, 1954 in Hagi, Japan. He studied undergraduate Mechanical Engineering at Kyushu Institute of Technology before attending Tokyo University, where he received MS and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering in 1978 and 1981,…

Hiroshi Ishiguro

University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan Research Areas Human-computer Interaction, Image Processing, Robot Programming, Robots, Sensors Biography Hiroshi Ishiguro studied undergraduate Computer Science at the University of Yamanashi and later received a D.Eng. in Systems Engineering from Osaka University in 1991. Following graduation he began working as a research assistant in the Department of Electrical Engineering…

John Hollerbach

University of Utah, UT United States Research Areas Machine Vision, Robot Programming, Robots, Sensors Biography John Hollerbach was born in Marktheidenfeld, Germany to Hungarian-German refugees. He lived in Germany for five years before moving to Detroit. He received a B.S. in Chemistry and M.S in Mathematics from the University of Michigan in 1968 and 1969,…

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…