Roland Siegwart

ETH Zurich, Zurich Switzerland Research Areas Automation Applications, Control Design & Engineering, Mechatronics, Robot Programming, Robots Interview Synopsis In this interview, Roland Siegwart discusses his career and work in robotics. Describing his involvement at Stanford, EPFL, and ETH, he outlines his contributions to the field. He comments on the state of robotics in Switzerland and…

Bruce Shimano

Precise Automations, CA United States Research Areas Automation Applications Interview Synopsis In this interview, Bruce Shimano discusses his career and work in robotics. Describing his involvement in with the Stanford AI Lab and his move to industry when he joined Unimation and founded Adept Technologies, he outlines the robotics and automation applications he worked on.…

Richard Murray

California Institute of Technology, CA United States Research Areas Automation Applications, Control Design & Engineering, Control Systems, Control Theory, Optional Control, Robots Biography Richard Murray grew up in El Paso, Texas before going on to study undergraduate Electrical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology (CalTech) in 1981. He received a bachelor’s degree in Electrical…

John Craig

Stanford University, CA United States Research Areas Automation, Automation Applications, Control Design & Engineering, Robot Programming, Robots Interview Synopsis In this interview, Craig discusses his early interest in robotics and his contributions and achievements throughout his career. Additionally, he reflects on the changes in, and future challenges of, the field of robotics. Biography John Craig…

Raja Chatila

LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse France Research Areas Automation, Automation Applications, Control Design & Engineering, Human-computer Interaction, Image Processing, Machine Intelligence, Machine Learning, Robot Programming, Robots Biography Raja Chatila was born on January 29th, 1952 in Damascus, Syria. He attended school in Syria, until left he left at the age of seventeen to pursue higher studies in France.…