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…

Paolo Dario

University of Pisa & SSSA, Pisa Italy Research Areas Bioengineering, Human-computer Interaction, Robot Programming, Robots, Sensors Biography Paolo Dario was born in Piombino, Tuscany. He received his Doctor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pisa in Italy in 1977 and then pursued post-graduate education with the University of Pisa and the…

Steve Cousins

Willow Garage, California United States Research Areas Robots

Peter Corke

Queensland University, Brisbane Australia Research Areas Computing and Electronics, Control Systems, Machine Vision, Robot Programming, Robots, Sensors, Sensors systems and applications Biography Peter Corke was born in Melbourne, Australia on August 24th, 1959. He attended the University of Melbourne, where he earned his bachelor’s and master’s in Electrical Engineering in 1980 and 1986, respectively. Following…

Howie Choset

Carnegie Mellon University, PA United States Research Areas Robots Biography Howie Choset was born in New York and grew up on Long Island. Choset’s early interest in motion led him to pursue robotics. He earned a dual bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1990 in computer science and engineering in 1990 from the…

Alicia Casals

Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona Spain Research Areas Robots Biography Alicia Casals was born in Barcelona, Spain and studied industrial engineering at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPS). She began teaching at the UPS after finishing her career in industrial engineering and became interested in robotics after her advisor returned from Japan, with information on robotics.…

Brian Carlisle

Vicarm United States Research Areas Robots Biography Brian Carlisle was born and raised in San Francisco. He studied mechanical and electrical engineering as an undergraduate and graduate student respecitvely at Stanford University. With thirty years of experience in the robotics industry, Carlisle has contributed greatly to the field. Serving as CEO of Adept Technology leading…

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…

Joel Burdick

California Institute of Technology (CalTech),NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) United States Research Areas Computing and Electronics, Mechanics Biography Joel Burdick was born in Rahway, New Jersey on May 22, 1959. He received his B.S. degree from Duke University, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University. Burdick then moved onto Cal Tech, and became…

Herman Bruyninckx

KU Leuven, Leuven Belgium Research Areas Computing and Electronics, Control Systems, Mechanics, Robot Programming, Robots Biography Herman Bruyninckx was born on December 22nd, 1962 in Turnhout, Belgium. He attended Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (University of Leuven) in Belgium, completing three master’s degrees: Mathematics in 1984, Computer Science in 1987, and a postgraduate engineering degree in Mechatronics…