Education:
Ph.D Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Aug. 1987.
B.S. Engineering Science and Mechanics, Georgia Tech Sept. 1979
B.S. Physics, Ursinus College, May 1979

Experience:
Faculty Dean of Residential Commons, 2010-present
Professor of Computer Science, Director of the CS Robotics Lab, 2009-present
Professor and Chair, Dept. of Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2003-2009
Principle Member of Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories, 1998-2003
Associate Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, 1995-2000
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, Texas A&M University, 1990-1995
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Systems and Industrial Engineering, University of Arizona, 1988-1990
Research Assistant, Dept. of Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 1982-1987
Mechanical Engineer, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, 1979-1982

Visiting Positions:
Humboldt Fellow, Institute for Mechatronics and Robotics, German Aerospace Center, 2010
Humboldt Fellow, Institute of Applied Mechanics, Technical University of Munich, 2010
Associate Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Rice University, 1996-1997
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wollongong, 1987-1988
Summer Faculty Fellow, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, summer 1989
Designer/Draftsman, Gupton Engineering Associates, 1978


August 16, 2010