Terry Fong is the Director of the Intelligent Robotics Group
at the NASA Ames Research Center and is the manager of the NASA Human Exploration Telerobotics
project, which tests advanced telerobotic systems on the International Space Station. From 2002 to 2004, Dr. Fong was the deputy leader of the Virtual Reality and Active Interfaces Group at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL). From 1997 to 2000, he was Vice President of Development for Fourth Planet, Inc., a developer of real-time visualization software. Dr. Fong has published more than one hundred papers in field and space robotics, human-robot interaction, and virtual reality user interfaces. Dr. Fong received his B.S. and M.S. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his Ph.D. in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University.