Prof. Sami Haddadin
Tel.: +49 (89) 289 - 29403
From 2014 to 2018 Prof. Haddadin was Full Professor and Director of the Institute of Automatic Control at Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany. He received degrees in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Technology Management from Technische Universität München and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. He obtained his PhD from RWTH Aachen. He published more than 130 scientific articles in international journals and conferences. For his scientific work he received numerous prestigious awards like the George Giralt PhD Award (2012), the RSS Early Career Spotlight (2015) and IEEE/RAS Early Career Award (2015), the Alfried-Krupp-Prize for young professors (2015) as well as the German Future Prize of the Feder President (2017). Additionally he co-developed the Kuka LWR and is founder of the Franka Emika GmbH (Munich, 2016).
Since april 2018 Prof. Sami Haddadin is Director of the Munich School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and holds the Chair of Robotics Science and Systems Intelligence. His research interests include intelligent robot design, robot learning, collective intelligence, human-robot Interaction, nonlinear control, real-time planning, optimal control, human neuromechanics and robot safety.