euRobotics President and Vice-Presidents

President - Dr. Bernd Liepert


Dr. Bernd Liepert has been president of euRobotics aisbl – the European Robotics Association since 2012. In this capacity he has been leading the European robotics community and representing it at high political levels.





Vice-President Research - Prof.dr.ir. Stefano Stramigioli

Prof.dr.ir. Stefano Stramigioli is the Chair of RoboNED, The LEO Center for Service Robotics and the Robotics and Mechatronics (RAM)  group at the University of Twente. He is an IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Fellow. Stefano has been re-elected as Vice-President Research in 2018.





Vice-President Industry - Dr. Rainer Bischoff

Dr. Rainer Bischoff has been working for the KUKA Roboter Corporation since 2002, coordinating and managing the company's cooperative research projects on European and national level. He has been vice-president Industry since 2012.


 


Treasurer - Geoff Pegman



Board of Directors

RESEARCH   

 1. Agirre Ibarbia, Jon; Tecnalia
 2. Balaguer, Carlos; University Carlos III of Madrid
 3. Brell-Cokcan, Sigrid; Robotics in Architecture
 4. Kraus, Werner; Fraunhofer-IPA
 5. Leroux, Christophe; CEA
 6. Rocco, Paolo; Politecnico di Milano
 7. Röning, Juha; Oulu University
 8. Saenz, José; Fraunhofer IFF
 9. Saffiotti, Alessandro; Orebro University
10. Siciliano, Bruno; University of Naples
11. Stramigioli, Stefano; University of Twente
12. Vincze, Markus; TU Wien

INDUSTRY

 
1. Bischoff, Rainer; KUKA
 2. Bisset, David; iTechnic
 3. Calva, Mauricio; Chevron North Sea
 4. Champion, Renaud; PRIMNEXT SARL
 5. Ferro, Francesco; PAL Robotics
 6. Hofweber, Josef; Continental
 7. Koudelkova Delimoges, Petra; Another Brain
 8. Pegman, Geoff; R U Robots
 9. Stancu, Ana-Maria; Bucharest Promo Robots
10. Tomatis, Nicola; BlueBotics SA
11. Walker, Rich; Shadow Robot Company
12. Waltenberger, Anne; ABB



Secretary General

 

Dr. Reinhard Lafrenz became Secretary General of euRobotics in February 2016, after serving as senior researcher in the robotics and embedded systems at the Technical University of Munich and peviously at the University of Stuttgart. He also managed the EU-funded robotics projects, ECHORD and ECHORD++.

Contact: Reinhard.Lafrenz(at)eu-robotics.net and +32 2 706-8187