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Robotics by Invitation – Panel Members

Michael Beetz

 

Michael Beetz

Professor for Artificial Intelligence, University of Bremen.

Rainer Bischoff

 

Rainer Bischoff

Chairman of the Executive Board of the European Robotics Technology Platform (EUROP), PM at KUKA Laboratories GmbH.

Herman Bruyninckx

 

Herman Bruyninckx

Coordinator of the European Robotics Research Network (EURON), Professor at KU Leuven.

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Ryan Calo

 

Ryan Calo

Former Research Director of the Center for Internet and Society, Professor at the University of Washington School of Law.

Henrik Christensen

 

Henrik Christensen

Director of the Center for Robotics and Intelligent Machines, KUKA Chair of Robotics at the College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Steve Cousins

 

Steve Cousins

CEO Willow Garage.
 
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Raffaello DAndrea

 

Raffaello D’Andrea

Co-Founder KIVA Systems, Professor for Dynamic Systems and Control, ETH Zurich.

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Kate Darling

 

Kate Darling

Research Specialist MIT Media Lab, PhD candidate in Intellectual Property ETH Zurich.

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Travis-Deyle

 

Travis Deyle

Travis Deyle has a PhD from Georgia Tech’s Healthcare Robotics Lab, he was a NSF/CRA Computing Innovation (CI) Postdoc Fellow at Duke University and he also runs the prominent robotics blog, Hizook.com.

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John Dulchinos

 

John Dulchinos

John Dulchinos is a visionary leader in the robotics industry.

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Jaidyn Edwards

Robot Builder, Tutorial Maker,  Arduino enthusiast.

 

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Dave Ferguson

 

Dave Ferguson

Robotics Researcher, Google Self-Driving Car Project.

Terry Fong

 

Terry Fong

Director of the Intelligent Robotics Group, NASA Ames.
 
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Brian Gerkey

 

Brian Gerkey

CEO Open Source Robotics Foundation.

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Ken Goldberg

 

Ken Goldberg

Director of the Laboratory for Automation Science and Engineering, UC Berkeley.

Saul Griffith

 

Saul Griffith

Australian American inventor, Co-founder, President, and Chief Scientist at Makani Power, Co-founder Squid Labs, Low Cost Eyeglasses, Potenco, How Toons!, Instructables.

Gerhard Hirzinger

 

Gerhard Hirzinger

Former Director of the Institute for Robotics and Mechatronics, DLR, Germany.

Owen Holland

 

Owen Holland

Professor of Cognitive Robotics, University of Sussex.

 

Dan-Kara

 

Dan Kara

Chief Research Officer at Myria RAS, a research and advisory services firm that delivers actionable advice, research and best practices models to assist current and future users of robotics, automation and intelligent systems technology enhance operational effectiveness.

 
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Andra Keay

 

Andra Keay

Founder of Robot Launchpad, Managing Director of Silicon Valley Robotics, CoFounder of Robot Garden.

 
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Valery Komissarova

 

Valery Komissarova

Business Development Director at Grishin Robotics, the first-ever investment company exclusively focused on consumer hardware, and she has been with the company since the moment of its inception.

 
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Colin Lewis

 

Colin Lewis

Blending robotic technology with Behavioral Economics to improve health and financial well-being via robotenomics.com

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Rich Mahoney

 

Rich Mahoney

Director, Robotics Program, SRI.

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Mark Stephen Meadows

CEO and founder of Geppetto Labs, author of “We, Robot,” and other books.

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Daniel Mellinger

Co-Founder, KMel Robotics.

Prof. Max Meng

 

Max Meng

Professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering, Chinese University of Hong Kong.

AJung Moon

 

AJung Moon

Author of the Roboethics Info Database, and member of the Open Roboethics Initiative.

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Robert Morris

 

Robert Morris

Founder and CEO of the aerial imaging start-up TerrAvion and former U.S. Army officer who led the first RQ-7 “Shadow” platoon in Afghanistan.

 
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Robin Murphy

 

Robin Murphy

Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University.

 

Illah Nourbakhsh

 

Illah Nourbakhsh

Professor of robotics, director of the CREATE lab, and head of the Robotics Masters Program at Carnegie Mellon University.

 
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Lynne Parker

 

Lynne Parker

Professor and Associate Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

 
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Chad Partridge

 

Chad Partridge

Senior Vice President, Corporate Operations for 2d3 Sensing, which is the recognized leader in motion imagery and computer vision software across unmanned system markets.

 
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Rolf Pfeifer

 

Rolf Pfeifer

Professor of Computer Science, Director of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, University of Zurich.

 

Erin Rapacki

 

Erin Rapacki

Product storyteller with robotics experience across academia and industry, in both the Boston and Silicon Valley hotspots.
 
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Theresa Richards

 

Theresa Richards

FIRST Robotics Program Coordinator at Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute.
 
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Jonathan Roberts

 

Jonathan Roberts

Research Director Autonomous Systems Laboratory, CSIRO ICT Centre Australia.
 
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Roland Siegwart

 

Roland Siegwart

Vice President Research and Corporate Relations, Professor for Autonomous Systems, ETH Zurich.
 
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Mark Tilden

 

Mark Tilden

Robotics Physicist. Founder of B.E.A.M. Robotics.

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Frank Tobe

 

Frank Tobe

Publisher of The Robot Report.

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Nicola Tomatis

 

Nicola Tomatis

CEO Bluebotics.

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Daniel Wilson

 

Daniel Wilson

New York Times best selling author, television host, robotics engineer.

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Alan Winfield

 

Alan Winfield

Professor at UWE Bristol.

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Alex Zelinsky

 

Alex Zelinsky

Chief Defence Scientist, Australia.

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Each month we pose a question of general interest to the robotics community, and ask our panel of experts to answer.

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