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

Kyujin Cho portrait
Kyujin Cho
Vice President – Technical Activities
Seoul National University
Seoul, South Korea
RAS Geographic Region 3

Associate Vice Presidents

Amy Kyungwon Han portrait
Amy Kyungwon Han
Associate Vice President
Seoul National University
Seoul, South Korea
Josie Hughes portrait
Josie Hughes
Associate Vice President
Lausanne, Switzerland
Hugo Rodrigue portrait
Hugo Rodrigue
Associate Vice President
Sungkyunkwan University
Seoul, South Korea
Biyun Xie portrait
Biyun Xie
Associate Vice President
University of Kentucky
Lexington (KY), USA

TAB Robotics Foundation Cluster Chair

Marcelo Ang portrait
Marcelo Ang
Cluster - Robotics Foundation - Chair
National University of Singapore

TAB Automation Cluster Chair

Birgit Vogel-Heuser portrait
Birgit Vogel-Heuser
Cluster - Automation - Chair
Technical University of Munich
Munich, Germany

TAB Human Centered and Lifelike Robotics Cluster Chair

Cecilia Laschi portrait
Cecilia Laschi
Cluster - Human-Centered and Lifelike Robotics - Chair
National University of Singapore

TAB Robotics for Unstructured Environments Cluster Chair

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TAB Robotics Healthcare and Medical Robotics Cluster Chair

Yasuhisa Hirata portrait
Yasuhisa Hirata
Cluster - Healthcare and Medical Robotics - Chair
Tohoku University
Sendai, Japan


Fumihito Arai  portrait
Fumihito Arai
University of Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan
Tamim Asfour portrait
Tamim Asfour
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Karlsruhe, Germany
Wolfram Burgard portrait
Wolfram Burgard
University of Technology Nuremberg
Nuremberg, Germany
Darwin Caldwell portrait
Darwin Caldwell
Italian Institute of Technology
Genova, Italy
Yi Guo portrait
Yi Guo
Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken (NJ), United States
RAS Geographical Area 1
Andra Keay portrait
Andra Keay
Silicon Valley Robotics
Oakland, CA
Barbara Mazzolai  portrait
Barbara Mazzolai
Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT)
Genoa, Italy
Marcia K.  O'Malley portrait
Marcia K. O'Malley
Rice University
Houston (TX), USA
Tetsuya Ogata portrait
Tetsuya Ogata
Waseda University
Tokyo, Japan
Ludovic Righetti portrait
Ludovic Righetti
New York University
Brooklyn (NY), USA
Yu Sun portrait
Yu Sun
University of Toronto
Toronto (ON), Canada
RAS Geographical Area 1
Enrica Tricomi portrait
Enrica Tricomi
Heidelberg University Germany
Heidelberg, Germany
Eiichi  Yoshida portrait
Eiichi Yoshida
Tokyo University of Science
Tokyo, Japan
RAS Geographic Region 3

Past VP- Senior Advisor

Tony Maciejewski portrait
Tony Maciejewski
Past Vice President - Senior Advisor
Colorado State University
Fort Collins (CO), USA

RAS President

Aude Billard portrait
Aude Billard
Lausanne, Switzerland


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