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Editors of "Springer Handbook of Robotics"

Prof. Bruno Siciliano 

Siciliano, Bruno, Editor
Bruno Siciliano received his Doctorate degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Naples in 1987. He is Professor of Control and Robotics, and Director of the PRISMA Lab in the Department of Computer and Systems Engineering at University of Naples. His current research is in force control, visual servoing, dual-arm/hand manipulation, lightweight flexible arms, human-robot interaction and service robotics. Professor Siciliano has co-authored 6 books and 5 edited volumes, 65 journal papers, 165 conference papers and book chapters, and has delivered 85 invited lectures and seminars at institutions around the world. He is Co-Editor of the Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics (STAR) series, the Springer Handbook of Robotics, and has served on the Editorial Boards of prestigious journals, as well as Chair or Co-Chair for numerous international conferences. He is a Fellow of both IEEE and ASME. Professor Siciliano is the President of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS), after serving as Vice President for Technical Activities and Vice President for Publications, as a Distinguished Lecturer, as a member of the Administrative Committee and of several other society committees.

Prof. Oussama Khatib 

Khatib,Oussama
Oussama Khatib received his Doctorate degree in Electrical Engineering from Sup’Aero, Toulouse, France, in 1980. He is Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University. His current research, which focuses on human-centered robotics, is concerned with human motion synthesis, humanoid robotics, haptic teleoperation, medical robotics, and human-friendly robot design. His research in these areas builds on a large body of studies he pursued over the past 25 years and published in over 200 contributions.
Professor Khatib has delivered over 50 keynote presentations and several hundreds of colloquia and seminars at institutions around the world. He is Co-Editor of the STAR series, the Springer Handbook of Robotics, and has served on the Advisory and Editorial Boards of prestigious institutions and journals, as well as Chair or Co-Chair for numerous international conferences. He is a Fellow of IEEE and has served RAS as a Distinguished Lecturer and as a member of the Administrative Committee.
Professor Khatib is the President of the International Foundation of Robotics Research (IFRR) and a recipient of the Japan Robot Association (JARA) Award in Research and Development.