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

Tony Maciejewski portrait
Tony Maciejewski
Vice President – Technical Activities
Colorado State University
Fort Collins (CO), USA

Associate Vice President


Yasuhisa Hirata portrait
Yasuhisa Hirata
Associate Vice President
Tohoku University
Sendai, Japan
Biyun Xie portrait
Biyun Xie
Associate Vice President
University of Kentucky
Lexington (KY), USA


Robert  Ambrose portrait
Robert Ambrose
NASA Johnson Space Center
Houston (TX), USA
Marcelo Ang portrait
Marcelo Ang
National University of Singapore (NUS)
Fumihito Arai  portrait
Fumihito Arai
Nagoya University
Nagoya, Japan
Maria Pia Fanti portrait
Maria Pia Fanti
Polytechnic of Bari
Bari, Italy
Torsten Kroeger portrait
Torsten Kroeger
Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT)
Karlsruhe, Germany
Cecilia Laschi portrait
Cecilia Laschi
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (SSSA)
Pisa, Italy
Kevin Lynch portrait
Kevin Lynch
Northwestern University
Evanston (IL), United States
Allison Okamura portrait
Allison Okamura
Stanford University
Stanford (CA), USA
Bram Vanderborght portrait
Bram Vanderborght
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Brussel, Belgium
Richard Voyles portrait
Richard Voyles
Purdue University
West Lafayette (IN), USA
Michael Yu Wang portrait
Michael Yu Wang
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Past VP- Senior Advisor

Lianqing Liu portrait
Lianqing Liu
Past Vice President - Senior Advisor
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Liaoning, China

RAS President

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


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