Financial Activities Board

The Financial Activities Board has overall responsibility for the finances of the IEEE Robotics & Automation Society, including the general responsibility for procuring more funds. The Vice President for Financial Activities is the chair of the Financial Activities Board. This Board consists of the Chair, the Editors-in-Chief of the Transactions, the Editor-in-Chief of the Magazine, the Vice President for Conference Activities, the Secretary, the Treasurer, a member appointed by the Vice President for Member Activities, a member appointed by the Vice President for Technical Activities, and a member appointed by the Vice President for Publication Activities.

This Board also acts as the liaison for the Society on financial matters with IEEE Headquarters; acts as consultant and financial supervisor of the RAS Treasurer; makes periodic reports to the Administrative Committee on the financial status of the Society; and observes the financial operations of the Society and takes appropriate actions to see that money is spent or invested wisely and in the best interest of the Society. The Vice President for Financial Activities, with the assistance of the Financial Activities Board, prepares the Society budget, which is then submitted to the Administrative Committee for approval.



Vice-President - Financial Activities

Yasushi Nakauchi portrait
Yasushi Nakauchi
Vice President- Financial Activities
University of Tsukuba
Tsukuba, Japan


Nancy Amato portrait
Nancy Amato
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana (IL), USA
Robert  Ambrose portrait
Robert Ambrose
Texas A&M
College Station (TX), USA
Tamim Asfour portrait
Tamim Asfour
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Karlsruhe, Germany
Aude Billard portrait
Aude Billard
Lausanne, Switzerland
Paolo Fiorini portrait
Paolo Fiorini
University of Verona
Verona, Italy
Yi Guo portrait
Yi Guo
Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken (NJ), United States
Yasuhisa Hirata portrait
Yasuhisa Hirata
Tohoku University
Sendai, Japan
Torsten Kroeger portrait
Torsten Kroeger
Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT)
Karlsruhe, Germany
Venkat Krovi portrait
Venkat Krovi
Clemson University
Clemson (SC), USA
Kevin Lynch portrait
Kevin Lynch
Northwestern University
Evanston (IL), United States
Tony Maciejewski portrait
Tony Maciejewski
Colorado State University
Fort Collins (CO), USA
Michael Yu Wang portrait
Michael Yu Wang
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Zhidong Wang portrait
Zhidong Wang
Chiba Institute of Technology
Chiba, Japan

Past Vice-President - Senior Advisor


Ron Lumia portrait
Ron Lumia
Past VP- Senior Advisor
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque (NM), United States

RAS President

Seth Hutchinson portrait
Seth Hutchinson
Georgia Tech
Atlanta (GA), USA




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