Eleven IEEE RAS Members selected for the annual “Women in Robotics You Need to Know About”

Produced annually by Robohub, the "50 Women in Robotics You Need to Know About – 2021 Edition" honors ELEVEN members of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society!

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We’re delighted to introduce you to “50 women in robotics you need to know about”! From the Afghanistan Girls Robotics Team to K.G.Engelhardt who in 1989 founded, and was the first Director of, the Center for Human Service Robotics at Carnegie Mellon, these women showcase a wide range of roles in robotics. We hope these short bios will provide a world of inspiration, in our ninth Women in Robotics list!.

The following IEEE Robotics & Automation Society women are included in this year's list:

  • Estela Bicho - University of Minho, Portugal
  • Jessica Burgner-Kahrs - University of Toronto, Canada.
  • Maria Pia Fanti - Politecnico di Bari, Italy
  • Serena Ivaldi - INRIA Nancy Grand-Est, France
  • Elizabeth Jochum – Aalborg University, Denmark
  • Ming Lin - University of Maryland, USA
  • Laurel Riek - University of California, San Diego, USA
  • Carma Torras - Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain
  • Antonia Tzemanaki - University of Bristol, United Kingdom
  • Gentiane Venture - Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
  • Birgit Vogel-Heuser - Technical University of Munich, Germany

Please visit the full article to read more about all of these amazing women!

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