Richard Volpe

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), CA United States Research Areas Control Design & Engineering, Robot Programming, Robots, Sensors Biography Richard Volpe received a B.S. in Physics from Loyola College in Baltimore in 1984. He later attended Carnegie Mellon University where he completed a M.S. in Physics and a Ph.D. in Applied Physics in 1986 and…

Hiroshi Ishiguro

University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan Research Areas Human-computer Interaction, Image Processing, Robot Programming, Robots, Sensors Biography Hiroshi Ishiguro studied undergraduate Computer Science at the University of Yamanashi and later received a D.Eng. in Systems Engineering from Osaka University in 1991. Following graduation he began working as a research assistant in the Department of Electrical Engineering…

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…

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…

Ernst Dickmanns

Bundeswehr University, Munich Germany Research Areas Automation, Computer Science, Control Systems, Machine Intelligence, Machine Vision, Robot Programming, Robots, Sensors, Sensors systems and applications Biography Ernst Dickmanns was born in Newcastle, near Cologne, Germany on January 4th, 1936. In 1956, following graduation from the Polz Gymnasium, he started practical work with Dornier Aircraft Engineering near Munich…

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…

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…