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Editorial and Advisory Boards


Holden Thorp

Washington, DC


Michael Lee, DPhil

Cambridge, UK

Chief Scientific Advisor and Founding Editor

Guang-Zhong Yang

Institute of Medical Robotics
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Editorial Board Members

Howie Choset

Kavcic-Moura Professor of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University/Robotics Institute, USA
Biologically Inspired Robots, Medical Robots, Manufacturing, Collaborative Robotics, Multi-Agent Systems, Search and Rescue

Steve Collins

Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, USA
Prosthetics, Exoskeletons, Assistive Robotics

Peer Fischer

Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, and Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Micro/Nanorobotics, Active Matter, Molecular Systems Engineering, Nanoscience, Materials Physics, Biomedical Applications

Dario Floreano

School of Engineering
EPFL, Switzerland
Bioinspired Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, Aerial Robotics, Soft Robotics, Swarm Robotics, Wearable Robotics

Ken Goldberg

Professor, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
William S. Floyd Jr. Distinguished Chair in Engineering
University of California, Berkeley, USA
Manipulation, Learning, Algorithms, Automation

Neil Jacobstein

Chair, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
Singularity University, NASA Research Park, Moffett Field, USA
Distinguished Visiting Scholar, MediaX Program Stanford University
Industrial and Manufacturing Applications of Robotics; Drone Technology and Applications; Military, Intelligence, and Public Health Applications of Robotics

Danica Kragic

Professor, Computer Science
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
Robotic Grasping and Manipulation, Computer Vision, Human-Robot Collaboration, Learning

Cecilia Laschi

Professor, The BioRobotics Institute
Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy
Soft Robotics, Neuro-Robotics, Bioinspired Robotics, Learning-Based Approaches to Robot Control, Marine Robotics

Hod Lipson

Professor of Engineering
Columbia University, USA
Artificial intelligence, Digital Manufacturing

Bradley Nelson

Professor of Robotics and Intelligent Systems
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Micro/Nanorobotics, Medical Robotics, Biorobotics, Humanitarian Robotics

Yulia Sandamirskaya

Applications research lead
Neuromorphic Computing Lab, Intel Labs
Neurorobotics, neuromorphic architectures for sensing, planning, control, and autonomous learning

Robert J. Wood

Charles River Professor of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Harvard University, USA
Bioinspired robots, microrobots, soft robotics

Advisory Board Members

James G. Bellingham

Director, Center for Marine Robotics
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA
Marine Robotics, Autonomy for Field Robotics, Multi-Platform Robotics, Observing System Design

Henrik I. Christensen

Director, Contextual Robotics Institute
Jacobs School of Engineering, University of California San Diego, USA
Systems-Oriented Approaches to Machine Perception, Robotics, and Design of Intelligent Machines

Paolo Dario

Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy
Medical and Surgical Robotics, Micro/Nanorobotics, Service Robots, Bionics, Robots in Education, Society and Ethics

Pierre E. Dupont

Edward P. Marram Chair and Chief, Pediatric Cardiac Bioengineering
Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
Surgical Robots, Robotic Implants, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Micro/Nanorobots, Novel Tool and Sensor Technologies for Medical Robots

Toshio Fukuda

Nagoya University, Meijo University, Japan and Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Intelligent Robotics, Self-Organizing Robotic Systems, Bio-Robotics, Biomedical Engineering, Micro/Nanorobotic Systems

Robert J. Full

Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Bio-Inspiration in Education and Research (CiBER)
Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California at Berkeley, USA
Bioinspired Robotics, Robotic Motion Systems, Synthetic Robotic Science, Experimental Robotics

Hugh Herr

Co-Director, MIT Center for Extreme Bionics
Associate Professor of Media Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology
MIT Media Lab, USA
Biomechanics, Biological Movement Control, Biomedical Devices

Robert D. Howe

Abbot and James Lawrence Professor of Engineering
Director, BioRobotics Laboratory, Harvard University, USA
Bioinspired Robotics and Computing, Biomechanics and Motor Control

Koji Ikuta

Professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology
University of Tokyo, Japan
BioMEMS, Nanorobotics for Biomedicine, 3D Micro/Nanofabrication, Optically Driven Nanomachines, Biochemical IC Chip Medical Robotics

Vijay Kumar

Professor and Nemirovsky Family Dean
School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Aerial Robotics, Robot Swarms, Microrobotics

Marcia McNutt

President, National Academy of Sciences
Chair, National Research Council
Washington, DC, USA

Robin R. Murphy

Raytheon Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
Texas A&M University, USA
Disaster robotics, artificial intelligence, human-robot interaction, robotics education, science narratives in science fiction

Yoshihiko Nakamura

Professor, Department of Mechano-Informatics
School of Information Science and Technology
University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Humanoid Robotics, Cognitive Robotics, Neuro Musculoskeletal Human Modeling

Stuart Russell

Professor of Computer Science
University of California, Berkeley, USA
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Planning and Decision Making

Russell H. Taylor

Director, Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics
Professor of Computer Science 
Johns Hopkins University, USA
Medical Robotics, Robotic Systems, Computer-Integrated Interventional Medicine, Medical Image Modeling and Analysis