RAS Welcomes the 2024-2025 Executive Committee

RAS welcomes a new Executive Committee under the leadership of President Aude Billard for the 2024-2025 term. The RAS Executive Committee (ExCom) is chaired by the IEEE Robotics & Automation Society President and consists of its Chair, the President-Elect, all the Vice Presidents, the Treasurer, and the Secretary.

Between meetings of the Administrative Committee (AdCom), the ExCom is empowered to act for the Society except on matters which the AdCom has by resolution expressly reserved to itself.

Below are the members of the new RAS ExCom.


Aude Billard


Lausanne, Switzerland

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Patrick M. Wensing

University of Notre Dame

South Bend (IN), USA

576 wensing patrick m


Tony Maciejewski

Colorado State University

Fort Collins (CO), USA

184 maciejewski tony

Vice President of Conference Activities

Darwin Caldwell

Italian Institute of Technology

Genova, Italy

1346 caldwell darwin

Vice President of Educational Activities

Odest Chadwicke Jenkins

University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Michigan, USA

976 chadwicke jenkins odest

Vice President of Financial Activities

Jing Xiao

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester (MA), USA

166 xiao jing

Vice President of Industrial Activities

Andra Keay

Silicon Valley Robotics

Oakland, CA

1016 keay andra

Vice President of Media Services

Ludovic Righetti

New York University

Brooklyn (NY), USA

578 righetti ludovic

Vice President of Member Activities

Katja Mombaur

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Karlsruhe, Germany

73 mombaur katja

Vice President of Publication Activities

Bram Vanderborght

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Brussel, Belgium

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Vice President of Technical Activities

Kyujin Cho

Seoul National University

Seoul, South Korea

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President Elect

Nancy Amato

University of Illinois

Urbana (IL), USA

188 amato nancy


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