Stefan Schaal

University of Southern California, CA United States Research Areas Control Theory, Machine Learning, Robot Programming, Robots Biography Stefan Schaal was born in Germany. He completed his primary education at the Technical University of Munich, where he received his M.S. and Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering and Artificial Intelligence in 1988 and 1991, respectively. From 1991 to…

Robert Riener

ETH Zurich, Zurich Switzerland Research Areas Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Equipment, Control Theory, Prosthetics, Robot Programming, Robots Biography Robert Riener was born and raised in Munich, Germany. He studied Mechanical Engineering at TU München and the University of Maryland from 1988 to 1993. He received the Dipl.-Ing. degree and Dr. degree from TU München in 1993…

George Pappas

University of Pennsylvania (UPenn), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States Research Areas Control Systems, Control Theory, Robot Programming, Robots Biography George Pappas was born in New York to Greek parents. At five he returned to Greece, where he completed primary education before returning to the United States for his undergraduate and graduate education. He studied Computer and…

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…

Max Mintz

University of Pennsylvania, PA United States Research Areas Computer Science, Control Theory, Robot Programming, Robots Biography Max Mintz was born on September 4th, 1942. He completed a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Electrical Engineering at Cornell University, as well as a Ph.D. in Systems Theory. At Yale University he completed his post-doctoral work and served…