Manuela Veloso

Carnegie Mellon University, PA United States Research Areas Automation, Computational and Artificial Intelligence, Human-computer Interaction, Man Machine Systems, Robot Programming, Robots Biography Manuela Veloso was born in Lisbon, Portugal. She completed a Licenciatura degree in Electrical Engineering and a M.Sc. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Instituto Superior Técnico in 1980 and 1984,…

Ken Salisbury

Stanford University, CA United States Research Areas Design Automation, Human-computer Interaction, Man Machine Systems, Robot Programming, Robots Biography Ken Salisbury was born in Schenectady, New York. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University in 1975, 1977, and 1982, respectively. From 1982-1999, he served as…

Oussama Khatib

Stanford University, CA United States Research Areas Automation, Man Machine Systems, Robot Programming, Robots Biography Oussama Khatib was born in Aleppo, where he grew up before moving to France for his   undergraduate and graduate studies. He attended the University of Montpellier where he earned his B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1971 and 1974, …

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…