TEdxNaples: Naples, 24th of September 2016. Robotics scientist Bruno Siciliano brings robotics at TEDx
Palazzo Reale, TEDxNapoli - where x = independently organized TED event. At TEDxNapoli event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. Robotics scientist Bruno Siciliano will be speaking at TEDxNapoli with a talk on robotics, "Robots and Humans", and Roboethics.
Bruno Siciliano was born in Naples, Italy, on October 27, 1959. He received the Laurea degree and the Research Doctorate degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Naples in 1982 and 1987, respectively. From 1983 to 2000 he was with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology of the University of Naples Federico II. From 2000 to 2003 he was Professor of Automatic Control in the Department of Information and Electrical Engineering of the University of Salerno. He is currently Professor of Control and Robotics, and Director of the PRISMA Lab at University of Naples Federico II.
He has served as President-Elect for 2006-2007, President for 2008-2009, Junior Past-President for 2010-2011, Senior Past-President for 2012-2013. He has serving as a Board Director of euRobotics aisbl since 2013. He has received several awards including the 2010 IEEE RAS Distinguished Service Award and the 2015 IEEE RAS George Saridis Leadership Award in Robotics and Automation. From 1996 to 1999 he has been Chair of the Technical Committee on Manufacturing and Automation Robotic Control of the IEEE Control Systems Society. He has served as chair or co-chair for numerous international conferences. His group has been granted fifteen European projects, including an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council. Co-Editor of Springer Handbook of Robotics, 2003–pres. Co-Editor of Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics book series, 2002–pres. (http://wpage.unina.it/sicilian/)
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