Seth Hutchinson

Georgia Tech Atlanta (GA), USA United States Research Areas Computer Science, Localization, Mapping, Path Planning for Multiple Mobile Robots or Agents, Robots, Visual-Based Navigation Biography Seth Hutchinson was born in Sellersburg, Indiana. He earned a Bachelor of Science (1983), a Master of Science (1984), and a Ph.D. (1988) in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University. In…

Ayanna Howard

Ohio State University, OH United States Research Areas AI-Based Methods, Autonomous Agents, Behavior-Based Systems, Biomedical Equipment, Cognitive Human-Robot Interaction, Education Robotics, Education Robotics, Field Robots, Gesture, Posture and Facial Expressions, Haptics and Haptic Interfaces, Human Detection and Tracking, Human-Centered Robotics, Humanoid Robots, Learning and Adaptive Systems, Learning from Demonstration, Legged Robots, Multi Robot systems, Neural…

Ralph Hollis

Carnegie Mellon University, PA United States Research Areas Automation, Mechatronics, Robots Biography Ralph Hollis was born in 1941 in Hutchinson, Kansas. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in physics at Kansas State University, and a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Colorado. He then joined IBM Research, where he spent most of his time…

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,…

Shigeo Hirose

CEO, CTO HiBot Corp. Professor Emeritus of Tokyo Institute of Technology Japan Research Areas Automation, Biomimetics, Cellular and Modular Robots, Cooperating Robots, Demining Systems, Field Robots, Gripping and Other End-Effectors, Industrial Robots, Localization, Marine Robots, Motion and Path Planning, Redundant Robots, Robot Programming, Robotics in Hazardous Fields, Robots, Search and Rescue Robots, Space Robotics and…

Norihiro Hagita

Norihiro Hagita ATR Intelligent Robotics and Communicatuon Laboratories Japan Research Areas Humanoid Robots, Robots Biography Norihiro Hagita was born in 1954. He attended Keio University where he received a B.E., M.E., and Ph.D. in electrical engineering in 1976, 1978, and 1986, respectively. In 1978 he joined the Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation (now NTT) where…

Brian Gerkey

Open Robotics United States Research Areas Multi Robot systems, Robots, Simulation and Animation, Software, Middleware and Programming Environments Biography Brian Gerkey is co-founder and CEO of Open Robotics, which drives the development and adoption of open software and hardware for robotics. Prior to Open Robotics, Brian was a postdoc in the Stanford AI Lab, a…

Jodi Forlizzi

Carnegie Mellon University, PA United States Research Areas Robots Biography Jodi Forlizzi was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She received a BFA in Illustration from the Philadelphia College of Art, and then went on to complete her master’s degree in Interaction Design (1997) and her self-defined Ph.D. in Design in Human-Computer Interaction (2007) at Carnegie Mellon…

Terry Fong

NASA Ames Research Center, CA United States Research Areas Agent-Based Systems, Autonomous Agents, Cognitive Human-Robot Interaction, Collision Avoidance, Control Architectures and Programming, Cooperating Robots, Distributed Robot Systems, Field Robots, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Manipulation Planning, Mapping, Motion and Path Planning, Multi Robot systems, Networked Robots, Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking, Robotics in Hazardous Fields, Sensor Fusion, Simulation…