Stanford Robotics

Artificial Intelligence Laboratory - Stanford University

Oussama Khatib

Professor of Computer Science


Oussama Khatib
Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-9010

Gates Building, Room 144
Phone: +1 650 723 9753
Fax: +1 650 725-1449

Springer Handbook of Robotics

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Short Bio

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. He is Co-Editor of the Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics series, and has served on the Editorial Boards of several journals as well as Chair or Co-Chair for numerous international conferences. He co-edited the Springer Handbook of Robotics, which received the PROSE Award for Excellence in Physical Sciences & Mathematics and was also the winner in the category Engineering & Technology. He is a Fellow of IEEE and has served RAS as a Distinguished Lecturer, as a member of the Administrative Committee, and as the Program Chair of ICRA 2000. He 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.