Executive Committee

The Executive Committee (ExCom) is chaired by the IEEE Robotics & Automation Society President and consists of its Chair, the President-Elect, all the Vice Presidents, the Treasurer and the Secretary.

Between meetings of the Administrative Committee (AdCom), the ExCom is empowered to act for the Society except on matters which the AdCom has by resolution expressly reserved to itself.



Aude Billard portrait
Aude Billard
Lausanne, Switzerland


Patrick M.  Wensing portrait
Patrick M. Wensing
University of Notre Dame
South Bend (IN), USA


Tony Maciejewski portrait
Tony Maciejewski
Colorado State University
Fort Collins (CO), USA

Vice President of Conference Activities

Darwin Caldwell portrait
Darwin Caldwell
VP of Conference Activities
Italian Institute of Technology
Genova, Italy

Vice President of Educational Activities

Odest Chadwicke Jenkins portrait
Odest Chadwicke Jenkins
VP of Educational Activities
University of Michigan Ann Arbor
Michigan, USA

Vice President of Financial Activities

Jing Xiao portrait
Jing Xiao
VP of Financial Activities
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester (MA), USA

Vice President of Industrial Activities

Andra Keay portrait
Andra Keay
VP of Industrial Activities
Silicon Valley Robotics
Oakland, CA

Vice President of Media Services

Ludovic Righetti portrait
Ludovic Righetti
New York University
Brooklyn (NY), USA

Vice President of Member Activities

Katja Mombaur portrait
Katja Mombaur
VP of Member Activities
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Karlsruhe, Germany

Vice President of Publication Activities

Bram Vanderborght portrait
Bram Vanderborght
VP of Publication Activities
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Brussel, Belgium

Vice President of Technical Activities

Kyujin Cho portrait
Kyujin Cho
VP of Technical Activities
Seoul National University
Seoul, South Korea
RAS Geographic Region 3

President Elect

Nancy Amato portrait
Nancy Amato
President Elect
University of Illinois
Urbana (IL), USA

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