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Member Activities Board

The Member Activities Board is responsible for all membership-related activities of the Society, and in particular for member services, for ensuring the growth of the membership of the Society and for paying special attention to the membership of the Society worldwide.

The Vice President for Member Activities chairs the Member Activities Board, which consists of the chairs and co-chairs of the Standing Committees for which the Board is responsible, plus up to three (3) additional members appointed by the Vice President for Member Activities. This Board has the responsibility for overseeing the activities of the Standing Committees and for any other membership-related activities.

The Vice President for Member Activities is responsible for the following Committees:

Member Activities Board Members

Jing Xiao

Vice President- Member Activities

Jing XiaoUniversity of North Carolina at Charlotte
Charlotte (NC), United States
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Howie Choset

Associate Vice President- Member Activities

Howie ChosetCarnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh (PA), United States
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Wolfram Burgard

Wolfram BurgardUniversity of Freiburg
Freiburg, Germany
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Lydia Kavraki

Lydia KavrakiRice University
Houston, TX, United States
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Laura Margheri

Laura MargheriScuola Superiore S.A.
Potedera-Pisa, Italy
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Aswin Shibu

Aswin ShibuProfoundis
Santiago, Chile
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Satoshi Tadokoro

RAS President

Satoshi TakoroTohoku University
Sendai (Miyagi), Japan
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Tamim Asfour

Co-Chair - Chapter and International Activities Committee

Tamim AsfourKarlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) 
Karlsruhe, Germany 
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Kenji Suzuki

Co-Chair - Chapter and International Activities Committee

Kenji SuzukiUniversity of Tsukuba
Tokyo, Japan
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Biao Zhang

Co-Chair - Chapter and International Activities Committee

Biao ZhangABB Inc.
Hartford (CT), United States
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Xiaorui Zhu

Co-Chair - Chapter and International Activities Committee

Xiaorui ZhuHarbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School
Shenzhen, China
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M. Ani Hsieh

Chair - Education Committee

M. Ani HsiehDrexel University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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Angelika Peer

Co-Chair - Education Committee

Angelika PeerUniversity of The West of England
Bristol, England
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Venkat Krovi

Coordinator for Distinguished Lectures

Venkat KroviClemson University
Greenville (SC), United States
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John Hollerbach

Chair - Human Rights and Ethics Committee

John HollerbachUniversity of Utah
Salt Lake City (UT), United States
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Denny Oetomo

Co-Chair - Membership, Admissions and Retention Committee

Denny OetomoUniversity of Melbourne 
Melbourne, Australia
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Massimiliano Zecca

Co-Chair - Membership, Admissions and Retention Committee

Massimiliano ZeccaLoughborough University
Leics, United Kingdom
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Arash Ajoudani

Chair - Member Services Committee

Arash AjoudaniInstituto Italiano di Tecnologia
Genoa, Italy
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Yu Sun

Co-Chair - Member Services Committee

Yu SunUniversity of South Florida
Tampa (FL), United States
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Lauren Miller

Co-Chair - Member Services Committee

Lauren MillerUniversity of California, Berkeley
Berkeley (CA), United States
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Megan Emmons

Chair - Student Activities Committee

Megan EmmonsColorado State University
Fort Collins (CO), United States
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Jory Denny

Co-Chair- Student Activities Committee

Jory DennyTexas A & M University
College Station (TX), United States
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Denes Nagy

Co-Chair- Student Activities Committee

Denes NagyObuda University
Budapest, Hungary
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Ye Zhao

Co-Chair- Student Activities Committee

Ye ZhaoUniveristy of Texas at Austin
Austin (TX), United States
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Laura Margheri

Co-Chair - Women in Engineering Committee

Laura MargheriScuola Superiore S.A.
Potedera-Pisa, Italy
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Arash Ajoudani

Co-Chair- Young Professional Committee

Arash AjoudaniInstituto Italiano di Tecnologia
Genoa, Italy
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Lauren Miller

Co-Chair - Young Professionals Committee

Lauren MillerUniversity of California, Berkeley
Berkeley (CA), United States
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Seth Hutchinson

Director- Young Reviewers Program

Seth HutchinsonUniversity of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Urbana (IL), United States
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Arash Ajoudani

Executive Manager- Young Reviewers Program

Arash AjoudaniInstituto Italiano di Tecnologia
Genoa, Italy
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Tamas Haidegger

Tamas HaideggerObuda University
Budapest, Hungary
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