Governance

NCCR Robotics is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, beginning on 1st December 2010 up to a maximum period of 12 years. Governance and direction of NCCR Robotics is detailed below:

Direction

  • Prof. Dario Floreano, Director
  • Prof. Robert Riener, Co-Director

Steering Committee

  • Prof. Dario Floreano (Chair)
  • Prof. Robert Riener
  • Prof. Stephanie Lacour

Management Team

  • Tristan Piguet, Managing Director
  • Ana Caldas, Administration & Events Officer
  • Dr. Valeria Di Cola, Research Data Manager
  • Dr. Katiuska Molina-Luna, Tech Transfer Officer
  • Nicola Nosengo, Science Writer
  • Frances Ryser, Finance Officer

Equal Opportunities Committee

  • Prof. Auke Ijspeert (Chair)
  • Barbara Bruno
  • Ana Caldas
  • Prof. Dario Floreano
  • Prof. Roger Gassert
  • Anna-Maria Georgarakis
  • Antonio Loquercio
  • Prof. Laura Marchal-Crespo
  • Manasi Muglikar
  • Tristan Piguet
  • Vivek Ramachandran
  • William Stewart

Knowledge & Technology Transfer Committee

  • Prof. Luca Gambardella (Chair)
  • Prof. Tobi Delbruck
  • Prof. Auke Ijspeert
  • Prof. Marco Hutter
  • Dr. Katiuska Molina-Luna

Education & Society Committee

  • Prof. Francesco Mondada (Chair)
  • Ana Caldas
  • Prof. Tobi Delbruck
  • Prof. Luca Gambardella
  • Prof. Roger Gassert
  • Prof. Jamie Paik
  • Tristan Piguet

Review Panel

  • Prof. Katherine J. Kuchenbecker (Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart)
  • Prof. Rüdiger Dillmann (Karlsruhe Institut für Technologie)
  • Prof. Carme Torras (CSIC-UPC, Barcelona)
  • Prof. Verena Hafner (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
  • Prof. Robert Full (University of California at Berkeley)
  • Prof. William Harwin (University of Reading)
  • Prof. David Reinkensmeyer (University of California at Irvine)

Representatives of the SNSF Research Council

  • Prof. Bert Müller, Chair (University of Basel)
  • Prof. Henning Müller (HES-SO Valais-Wallis)
  • Prof. Lothar Thiele (ETH Zurich)
  • Stephan Bachmann (SNSF)

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