Torsten Kroeger

Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

Short Bio

Torsten Kroeger is Head of Robotics Software at Google X and a visiting researcher at Stanford University. He received his Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from TU Braunschweig, Germany, in 2002. From 2003 to 2009, he was a research assistant at Robotics Research Institute at TU Braunschweig, from which he received his Doctorate degree in Computer Science in 2009 (summa cum laude). In 2010, he joined the Stanford AI Laboratory, where he worked on instantaneous trajectory generation, autonomous hybrid switched-control of robots, and distributed real-time hard- and software systems. He is the founder of Reflexxes GmbH, a spin-off of TU Braunschweig working on the development of deterministic real-time motion generation algorithms. In 2014, Reflexxes has joined Google. Torsten is an editor or an associate editor of multiple IEEE conference proceedings, books, and book series. He received the IEEE RAS Early Career Award, the Heinrich Büssing Award, the GFFT Award, two fellowships of the German Research Association, and he was a finalist of the IEEE/IFR IERA Award and the euRobotics TechTransfer Award. For more information, please see Torsten Kroeger's CV (pdf).

Torsten Kroeger

Contact

Torsten Kroeger  (Kröger)
Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305
USA

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