Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief

Professor Shuzhi Sam Ge
FIEEE, FIFAC, PhD

E-mail: samge@nus.edu.sg
Web: http://robotics.nus.edu.sg/sge

Address

Social Robotics Laboratory, Interactive Digital Media Institute,
The National University of Singapore,
Tel: +65 6516 6821
Fax: +65 6779 1103

Expertise and Interests

  • Social Robotics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Real-time Control Intelligent
  • Digital Media
  • Human Robot Interaction
  • Intelligent Control

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Professor Maja Matarić
FAAAS, PhD

E-mail: mataric@usc.edu
Web: http://robotics.usc.edu/~maja/

Address

Computer Science Department & Neuroscience Program
University of Southern California

Tel: (213) 740-1169

Fax: (213) 821-5696

Expertise and Interests

  • Human-Robot Interaction
  • Assistive Robotics and Devices
  • Rehabilitation Robotics
  • Educational Robotics
  • Social Robotics
  • Multi-Robot Coordination
  • Artificial Intelligence

International Advisory Board

Professor Ronald Arkin
FIEEE, PhD

Email: ronald.arkin@cc.gatech.edu
Web: http://www.cc.gatech.edu/aimosaic/faculty/arkin

Address

College of Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0280
Phone: (404) 894-8209
Fax: (404) 894-0957

Expertise and Interests

  • Human-Robot  interaction
  • Robot ethics
  • Autonomous systems
  • Military robotics
  • Robot architectures

Professor Paolo Dario
FIEEE, PhD

Email: dario@arts.sssup.it
Web: http://www-arts.sssup.it/tiki/tiki-index.php?page=Paolo+Dario

Address

Research Center in Microengineering,
Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna,
56025 Pontedera, Italy
Phone: (39) 050 883 420
Fax: (39) 050 883 497

Expertise and Interests

  • Biorobotics
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Biomechatronics
  • Microengineering

Professor Fumio Hara,
FIEEE, PhD

Email: harajf@rs.kagu.tus.ac.jp

Address

Tokyo University of Science
1-14-6 Kudan-Kita, Chiyoda-ku, 
Tokyo, Japan
Tel: 03-3260-4271 ext. 1611
Fax: 03-3221-1284
Zip code:102-0073

Expertise and Interests

  • Face robot
  • Human-robot interactive communication
  • Artificial emotion

Professor Takeo Kanade
Elected National Academy of Engineering, FIEEE, FACM, FAAAI, PhD

Email: tk@cs.cmu.edu
Web: http://www.ri.cmu.edu/ people/
kanade_takeo.html

Address

The Robotics Institute
Carnegie Mellon University

Tel: (412) 268-3016
Fax: (412)-268-5570

Expertise and Interests

  • Computer vision
  • Visual and multi-media technology
  • Social robotics
  • Quality of life technologies

Professor Oussama Khatib
FIEEE, PhD

Email: khatib@robotics.stanford.edu
Web: http://robotics.stanford.edu/~ok/

Address

Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
Department of Computer Science
Stanford University

Tel: (650) 723-9753
Fax: (650) 725-1449

Expertise and Interests

  • Autonomous robots
  • Cooperative robots
  • Human-centered robotics
  • Haptic interaction
  • Dynamic simulation
  • Virtual environments
  • Augmented teleoperation
  • Human-friendly robot design

Professor  Jong-Hwan Kim,
PhD

E-mail:  jhkim@ee.kaist.ac.kr 
Web:  http://rit.kaist.ac.kr/

Address

Robot Intelligence Technology Laboratory,
Dept of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Expertise and Interests

  • Ubiquitous robot
  • Genetic robot
  • Entertainment robot

Professor Ryohei Nakatsu
FIEEE, PhD

Email: elenr@nus.edu.sg
Web: http://www.nirvana.ne.jp/updatefile
/nakatsu/indexE.html

Address

Interactive Digital Media Institute
National University of Singapore
21 Lower Kent Ridge Road

Singapore 119077

Expertise and Interests

  • Speech recognition
  • Communication

Professor Tzyh Jong Tarn

Email: tarn@wustl.edu
Web: http://wuauto.wustl.edu/tjtarn.shtml

Address

Electrical and Systems Engineering Department
Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri  63130, USA


Center for Quantum Information Science and Technology
Tsinghua University
Beijing, 100084 People's Republic of China
Tel: 1 (314) 935 5565
        86 (10) 62797485
Fax: 1 (314) 935 7500

Expertise and Interests

  • Quantum control
  • Robotics and automation
  • Nanotechnology
  • Mathematical systems theory

Professor Tianmiao Wang
PhD

Email: itm@buaa.edu.cn 
Web: http://robot.buaa.edu.cn/personality/dept7-wangtianmiao.htm

Address

Robotics Institute
Beihang University (BUAA),

Beijing, China, 100191
Tel: (86) 10 82338805
Fax: (86) 10 82338805

Expertise and Interests

  • Biomimetic robotics
  • Medical and surgical robot
  • Mechatronics
  • Social robot

Professor Yangsheng Xu
FIEEE, PhD

Email: ysxu@acae.cuhk.edu.hk 
Web: http://arl.acae.cuhk.edu.hk/

Address

Advanced Robotics Lab
Dept of Mechanical and Automation Engineering
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Shatin, 
NT, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 26098484
Fax: (852) 26036002

Expertise and Interests

  • Service robotics
  • Space robotics
  • Wearable interface
  • Robot design

Associate Editors

Professor Arvin Agah,
PhD

Email: agah@ku.edu
Web:  http://people.ku.edu/~agah/

Address

Department of Electrical
Engineering and Computer Science
The University of Kansas Lawrence
KS 66045-7621 USA
Phone: (785) 864-8821
Fax: (785) 864-3226

Expertise and Interests

  • Autonomous MobileRobots
  • Biomedical Robotics
  • Distributed Robotics

Dr. Marcelo H. Ang Jr.
PhD

E-mail: mpeangh@nus.edu.sg 
Web:
http://guppy.mpe.nus.edu.sg/~mpeangh

Address

Department of Mechanical Engineering
National University of Singapore
9 Engineering Dr 1
Singapore 117576
Tel +65 6516-2555
Fax +65 6779-1459

Expertise and Interests

  • Robots in human environments
  • Mobile manipulation and compliant motion
  • Sensor and actuator networks
  • Autonomous robots

Dr. Kai O. Arras

Email: arras@informatik.uni-freiburg.de
Web: http://www.informatik.uni-
freiburg.de/~arras

Address

Social Robotics Lab
Department of Computer Science
University of Freiburg
Georges-Koehler-Allee 106
D-79110 Freiburg, Germany
Phone: +49 761 203 74 03
Fax: +49 761 203 75 20

Expertise and Interests

  • Robot navigation
  • Robot perception
  • People detection and tracking
  • Motion and path planning
  • SLAM/localization
  • Human-robot interaction
  • Activity recognition

Christoph Bartneck,
PhD

Email: christoph@bartneck.de
Web: http://www.bartneck.de

Address

Department of Industrial Design
Eindhoven University of Technology
Tel: +31 (0)40 247 5175
Fax: +31 (0)40 247 3285

Expertise and Interests

  • Human-robot interaction

Professor Thomas Bräunl
SIEEE, SAE, DHV,
PhD, Habil.

Email: tb@ee.uwa.edu.au
Web: http://robotics.ee.uwa.edu.au
http://theREVproject.com

Address

The University of Western Australia
Electrical and Computer Engineering
35 Stirling Hyw., Crawley WA6009
Australia
Phone: +61 8 6488 3897

Expertise and Interests

  • Intelligent mobile robots
  • Robot simulation system
  • Embedded robot vision systems
  • Automotive systems

Dr. John John Cabibihan,
PhD

Email: elecjj@nus.edu.sg
Web:  http://www.ece.nus.edu.sg
/stfpage/elecjj

Address

Social Robotics Laboratory
Interactive Digital Media Institute
The National University of Singapore
E2- 03-26, 4 Engineering Drive 3,
Singapore 117576
Tel: +65 6516 7916
Fax: +65 6779 1103

Expertise and Interests

  • Social Robotics 
  • Humanlike Synthetic Skins
  • Bio-inspired Tactile Sensing

Professor Darwin G Caldwell,
PhD

Email: Darwin.Caldwell@iit.it
Web:  http://www.iit.it/en

Address

Italian Institute of Technology
Via Morego, 30,Genoa, 16163 Italy
Phone: +39 010 71781 407

Expertise and Interests

  • Haptics
  • Humanoids
  • Rehabilitation Robotics
  • Augmented teleoperation
  • Human-friendly robots

Professor Maria Chiara
Carrozza, PhD

Email:carrozza@sssup.it

Address

ARTS Lab
Advanced robotics Technologies and Systems Laboratory,
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna Pisa

Expertise and Interests

  • Neurobotics
  • Artificial hands
  • Design of robots for personal assistance
  • Interfaces for human-robot interactions

Professor Kerstin Dautenhahn,
PhD

Email: K.Dautenhahn@herts.ac.uk
Web:
 http://homepages.feis.herts.ac.uk/~comqkd/

Address

Adaptive Systems Research Group
The University of Hertfordshire
School of Computer Science
United Kingdom
Phone: +44-1707-284-333
Fax: +44-1707-284-303

Expertise and Interests

  • Human-robot interaction
  • Social learning
  • Robot assisted therapy

Professor Vanessa Evers,
PhD

Email: v.evers@utwente.nl
Web:
 http://vanessaevers.wordpress.com/

Address

Department of Electrical Engineering,
Mathematics and Computer Science, (EEMCS).
PO Box 217
NL-7500 AE Enschede
the Netherlands
Phone: +31 (0)53 489 3740
Fax: +31 (0)53 489 3503

Expertise and Interests

  • Interaction with intelligent and autonomous systems
  • Human computer interaction

Professor Ong Sing Goh,
PhD

Email:osgoh@ieee.org
Web: http://osgoh.ainibot.org

Address

Faculty of Information Technology and Communication
Technical University of Malaysia 

Melaka (UTeM), Malaysia
Tel: +618 9360 7507  
Fax: +618 9360 2941

Expertise and Interests

  • Intelligent agent
  • Software robot
  • Natural Language Understanding
  • Human-Machine Interaction

Dr. Jaap Ham
PhD

Email: j.r.c.ham@tue.nl
Web:
http://hti.ieis.tue.nl/user/8

Address

Department of Human-Technology Interaction
IPO 1.36
P.O. Box 513
5600 MB Eindhoven
The Netherlands
Tel.: +31 40 247 4210
Fax.: +31 40 244 9875

Expertise and Interests

  • Causal attribution
  • Communication, Language
  • Ethics and morality
  • Group processes
  • Judgment and decision making
  • Neuroscience, Psychophysiology

Dr. Guido Herrmann
SenMIEEE, MIET Ph.D

Email: g.herrmann@bristol.ac.uk
Web:
http://eis.bris.ac.uk/~mexghgherrmann.htm

Address

Bristol Robotics Laboratory,
Dynamics and Control Research Group
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Bristol, U.K.
Tel.: +44-117-928 8100 / 8208
Fax.: +44-117-929 4423

Expertise and Interests

  • Humanoid robotics
  • Humanoid control
  • Non-linear control
  • Neural network
  • Adaptive control
  • Servo-control

Professor Qiang Huang
PhD

Email: qhuang@bit.edu.cn
Web:
http://grd.bit.edu.cn/index.asp?modelname=dsqk_nr&recno=89

Address

Department of Mechanical and Electronic Engineering,
Beijing Institute of Technology
Beijing, China
Tel.: +86-010-68949988

Expertise and Interests

  • Humanoid biomimetic robots
  • Audiovisual human-computer interaction technology
  • Robot network communication and remote operation control

Professor Seul Jung
PhD

Email: jungs@cnu.ac.kr
Web:
http://isee.cnu.ac.kr

Address

Intelligent Systems and Emotional Engineering Laboratory
Department of Mechatronics Engineering
Chungnam National University
Daejeon, Korea
Tel: +82-42-821-6876
Fax: +82-42-823-4919

Expertise and Interests

  • Service Robots
  • Educational Robots
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Mechatronics Systems

Dr Takayuki Kanda,
PhD

Email: kanda@atr.jp 
Web: http://www.irc.atr.jp/~kanda/

Address

ATR Intelligent Robotics  & Communication Labs
Kyoto, Japan
Tel: +81 774 95 1424
Fax: +81 774 95 1408

Expertise and Interests

  • Human-robot Interaction
  • Interactive Robotics
  • Cooperative
  • Embodied communication
  • Field research

Dr. Kolja Kühnlenz,
PhD

E-mail: koku@tum.de
Web: http://www.lsr.ei.tum.de/

Address

Dynamic Vision Research Laboratory,
Inst. of Automatic Control Engineering,
Technische Universitaet Muenchen,
Tel: +49-89-289-28396,
Fax: +49-89-289-28340,

Expertise and Interests

  • Computer Vision
  • Social Robotics
  • Emotions
  • Attention
  • Robots and Interfaces in Arts

Professor Dong-Soo Kwon,
PhD

Email: kwonds@kaist.ac.kr
Web:
http://robot.kaist.ac.kr
http://hri.kaist.ac.kr

Address

Human-Robot Interaction ResearchCenter
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology(KAIST)
Tel:+82-42-869-3042

Expertise and Interests

  • Human-Robot Interaction
  • Medical Robotics
  • Haptics
  • Telerobotics

Dr Haizhou Li,
PhD

E-mail: hli@i2r.a-star.edu.sg  
Web: http://www1.i2r.a-star.edu.sg/~hli

Address

Human Language Technology 
Institute for Infocomm Research 
21 Heng Mui Keng Terrace 
Singapore 119613

Tel: +65 6874 6242
Fax: +65 6774 4998

Expertise and Interests

  • Spoken Dialogue Technology
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Human Robot Interaction
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Multimodal Interface

Dr. Pierre-Yves Oudeyer

Emai: py@csl.sony.fr
Web:
http://www.pyoudeyer.com/

Address

NRIA Bordeaux Sud-Ouest
Bat. 29 351, cours de la liberation
33405 Talence Cedex
France

Tel: + 33 1 5 24 57 40 30

Expertise and Interests

  • Developmental robotics
  • Artificial curiosity
  • Language acquisition
  • Intrinsic motivation
  • Social learning
  • Intuitive human-robot interaction
  • Entertainment robotics

Dr. Hong Qiao,
PhD

Email: hong.qiao@mail.ia.ac.cn
Web: http://www.ia.ac.cn

Address

Institute of Automation
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Zhongguancunlu #95
Beijing
Fax: 10-6254 5229

Expertise and Interests

  • Robotics
  • Machine learning
  • Pattern recognition

Professor Nicholas Roy
PhD

E-mail: nickroy@mit.edu
Web: http://web.mit.edu/nickroy/www/index.html

Address

Computer Science and 
Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
Massachusetts Institute Technology
77 Massachusetts Ave.
Room 33-315
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

Expertise and Interests

  • Machine learning
  • Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes
  • Multi-agent Robotics
  • Motion Planning
  • Dialogue management  

Professor Brian Scassellati, Ph.D

Email: scaz@cs.yale.edu
Web: http://cs-www.cs.yale.edu/homes/scaz/

Address

Department of Computer Science
Yale University
51 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06520-8285
Phone: (203) 432-1219
Fax: (203) 432-0593

Expertise and Interests

  • Humanoid robots
  • Active vision systems
  • Visual-motor coordination
  • Developmental models
  • Social learning
  • Cognitive science

Professor Kerstin Severinson-
Eklundh, Ph.D

Email: kse@nada.kth.se
Web: http://hci.csc.kth.se/personView.jsp
?userName=kse

Address

Human Computer Interaction Group
School  of Computer Science and Communication
KTH – Royal Institute of Technology
Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: +46-(0)8-790 9103
Fax: +46-(0)8-790 9099

Expertise and Interests

  • Human-robot interaction
  • User-centered design of service robots
  • Computer-mediated communication and cooperative work

Professor Reid Simmons,
PhD

Email: reids@cs.cmu.edu  
Web:  http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~reids/

Address

Robotics Institute
School of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University
Tel: (412) 268-2621

Expertise and Interests

  • Intelligent Robotic
  • Robot Architectures
  • Stereo perception navigation planning
  • Multi-Robot Mapping and coordination
  • Social Robotics

Professor Matthias Scheutz
PhD

Email: mscheutz@indiana.edu
Web: http://mypage.iu.edu/~mscheutz/

Address

Human-Robot Interaction Laboratory
Cognitive Science and School of Informatics
Indiana University Bloomington
Phone: +1 (812) 856 1178
Fax: +1 (812) 855 1086

Expertise and Interests

  • Artificial life
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Cognitive science
  • Philosophy
  • Robotics

Professor Miguel A Salichs,
PhD

Email: salichs@ing.uc3m.es
Web: http://roboticslab.uc3m.es

Address

Robotics Lab
University Carlos III of Madrid
Tel: +34 916249495
Fax: +34 916249430

Expertise and Interests

  • Intelligent autonomous robots
  • Human-robot Interaction
  • Social robotics

Professor Jianbo Su,
PhD

E-mail: jbsu@sjtu.edu.cn  
Web:
http://rcir.sjtu.edu.cn/en/peoples
/jbsu.html

Address

Department of Automation
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
800 Dongchuan Road
Shanghai, 200240
P.R.China
Tel/Fax: 86-21-34204276

Expertise and Interests

  • Sensor-based robotics
  • Networked robots
  • Humanoid robot

Associate Professor Adriana Tapus,
PhD

Email: adriana.tapus@ensta-paristech.fr
Web:  http://www.ensta-paristech.fr/~tapus

Address

Ecole Nationale Superieure de Techniques Avancees (ENSTA-ParisTech)
Cognitive Robotics Lab
32 Blvd Victor
75015, Paris
France
Tel: +33 1 45 52 60 75
Fax: +33 1 45 52 83 27

Expertise and Interests

  • Human-Robot Interaction
  • Assistive Robotics
  • Aocial Learning
  • Long-term Learning and Adaptation

Professor Kevin Kok Wai
Wong, PhD

Email: K.Wong@murdoch.edu.au   
Web: http://www.it.murdoch.edu.au/~20001310/

Address

School of Information Technology
Murdoch University
South St, Murdoch,
Western Australia 150
Tel: +61 8 9360 6100
Fax: +61 8 9360 2941

Expertise and Interests

  • Computational Intelligence
  • InteractiveEntertainment

Professor Mary-Anne Williams

Email: Mary-Anne.Williams@uts.edu.au
Web:  http://innovation.it.uts.edu.au/Mary-Anne

Address

Human-Robot Collaboration Studio
University of Technology, Sydney
NSW 2007, Australia
Tel: +61 2 9514 2663
Fax: +61 2 9514 2868

Expertise and Interests

  • Human-Robot Collaboration 
  • Cognitive Architectures and Design
  • Bioinspired Robotics
  • Robots and the Law
  • Robot Perception and Actuation Experience
  • Self-Awareness, Attention, Anticipation
  • Robot Life Long Learning
  • Robot Autonomy

Professor Caihua Xiong,
PhD

Email: chxiong@mail.hust.edu.cn

Address

Institute of Rehabilitation and Medical Robotics
School of Mechanical Science and Engineering
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Wuhan, Hubei 430074, China

Expertise and Interests

  • Rehabilitation robotics
  • Biorobotics
  • Motion planning
  • Robot design

We would like to express our sincere gratitute to the previous editorial board members (2008-2011) for their dedicated service, significant contributions and unwavering support to the journal.