Technical Activities Board

The Technical Activities Board (TAB) focuses on the research content of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, tracking technical developments and encouraging innovation in: applications, theory, models, metrics, experiments, architectures, products, initiatives, and other technical areas. The TAB oversees the Technical Committees and the Distinguished Lecturer programs. The TAB is chaired by the Vice President for Technical Activities. Members of the TAB include all current Technical Committee Co-Chairs, and five members appointed by the RAS President.


Vice President - Technical Activities

Lianqing Liu portrait
Lianqing Liu
Vice President – Technical Activities
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Liaoning, China

Associate Vice Presidents

Imad Elhajj portrait
Imad Elhajj
Associate Vice President
American University of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Maria Pia Fanti portrait
Maria Pia Fanti
Associate Vice President
Polytechnic of Bari
Bari, Italy
Yasuhisa Hirata portrait
Yasuhisa Hirata
Associate Vice President
Tohoku University
Sendai, Japan
Aaron Ohta portrait
Aaron Ohta
Associate Vice President
University of Hawaii
Honolulu (HI), USA


Antonio Bicchi portrait
Antonio Bicchi
University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
IIT Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova, Italy
Torsten Kroeger portrait
Torsten Kroeger
Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT)
Karlsruhe, Germany
Raj Madhavan portrait
Raj Madhavan
Humanitarian Robotics Technologies, LLC
Maryland, USA
Max Meng portrait
Max Meng
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China
Brad Nelson portrait
Brad Nelson
ETH Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland
Frank Park portrait
Frank Park
Seoul National University
Seoul, Republic of Korea
Jindong Tan portrait
Jindong Tan
University of Tennessee
Knoxville (TN), USA
Bram Vanderborght portrait
Bram Vanderborght
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Brussel, Belgium
Hesheng Wang portrait
Hesheng Wang
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai, China
Michael Yu Wang portrait
Michael Yu Wang
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Jianwei Zhang portrait
Jianwei Zhang
University of Hamburg
Hamburg, Germany

RAS President

Wolfram Burgard portrait
Wolfram Burgard
University of Freiburg
Freiburg, Germany


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