CASE 2018: RAS Women In Engineering (WIE) Luncheon

From 21 Aug, 2018 until 21 Aug, 2018
Categories: Events

Date: Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Time: 12:45-14:15


Technical University Munich,
Garching, Mechanical Engineering building
Munich, Germany

Room: MW 2250

RAS WiE Luncheon Coordinator:      Karinne Ramirez Amaro <>

The Luncheon is FREE to attendees, but you MUST be registered in advance.

RAS is pleased to arrange two Luncheon Networking events for our Members attending CASE 2018 in Munich, Germany. Space is limited for these popular events. Don’t miss the chance to attend either or both because the space has been filled.

The WiE luncheon provides the opportunity to foster discussion on the role of women in robotics and automation, inspire girls and promote collaborations and initiatives to advance women in leadership.  As the goal for this event is to be more than a lunch for women, but a lunch with women.  Therefore, men are more than welcome to participate and enjoy the discussion.


Maria Pia Fanti

Maria Pia Fanti  (IEEE Fellow) received the Laurea degree in electronic engineering from the University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy, in 1983. She was a visiting researcher at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute of Troy, New York, in 1999. Since 1983, she has been with the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering of the Polytechnic of Bari, Italy, where she is currently a Full Professor of system and control engineering and Chair of the Laboratory of Automation and Control. Her research interests include discrete-event systems; Petri net; consensus protocols; fault detection; management and modeling of complex systems, such as production systems, logistic and healthcare systems.

Prof. Fanti was General Chair of the 2011 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering and of the IFAC Workshop on Dependable Control of Discrete Systems 2009. She is Editor of the IEEE Trans. on Automation Science and Engineering and Associate Editor of the IEEE Trans. on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems. She is member at large of the Board of Governors of the IEEE SMC Society, Co-Chair of the Technical committee on Discrete Event Systems of the IEEE SMC Society, and of the Technical Committee on Automation in Logistics of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society.

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