Dr. Florian Röhrbein is a senior lecturer in the research group “Robotics and Embedded Systems” at Technische Universität München. He is member of the executive committee of the European ECHORD project and is involved in the Neurorobotics division of the Human Brain Project. He has international work experience in various projects on brain-inspired cognitive systems. Research stays include the MacKay Institute of Communication and Neuroscience (UK), the HONDA Research Institute Europe GmbH (Germany) and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (New York). He received his Diploma (with honors) and PhD (magna cum laude) from TU München. In 2011 he received the venia legendi for computer science from Universität Bremen.