Steering Committee

Co-chairs

  • Bilge Mutlu, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, 2018-2021
  • Sagerer Gerhard, Bielefeld University, Germany, 2016-2019

Members (in alphabetical order)

  • Adriana Tapus, ENSTA-ParisTech, France, HRI-18 Program Chair, HRI-19 General Chair
  • Angelika Peer, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy, HRI-17 Finance Chair
  • Astrid Weiss, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, HRI-17 Program Chair
  • Bilge Mutlu, University of Wisconsin–Madison, USA, HRI-17 General Chair
  • Cindy Bethel, Mississippi State University, USA, HRI-18 and HRI-19 Finance Chair
  • David Feil-Seifer, University of Nevada, USA, HRI-16 and HRI-17 Finance Chair
  • David Sirkin, Stanford University, USA, HRI-19 Program Chair
  • Guy Hoffman, Cornell University, USA, HRI-18 Program Chair
  • Hatice Gunes, University of Cambridge, UK, HRI-20 Program Chair
  • Hirotaka Osawa, University of Tsukuba , Japan, At-large member, 2016-2019
  • Iolanda Leite, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, At-large member, 2018-2021
  • James Young, University of Manitoba, Canada, HRI-17 Program Chair
  • Janet Wiles, University of Queensland, Australia, HRI-20 General Chair
  • Jung Kim, KAIST, South Korea, HRI-19 General Chair
  • Jongsuk Choi, KIST, South Korea, At-large member 2017-2020 and HRI-19 Finance Chair
  • Kate Tsui, Toyota Research Institute, USAAt-large member, 2018-2021
  • Kerstin Fischer,  University of Southern Denmark, At-large member, 2016-2019
  • Laurel Riek, UC San Diego, USA, HRI-20 Program Chair
  • Malte Jung, Cornell University, USA, HRI-19 Program Chair
  • Manfred Tscheligi, University of Salzburg, Austria, HRI-17 General Chair
  • Odest Jenkins, Brown University, USA, co-Editor in Chief of THRI
  • Paul Baxter, Lincoln University, UK, HRI-20 Financial Chair
  • Sara Kiesler, Carnegie Mellon University, USA, Advisory Editor, THRI
  • Selma Sabanovic, Indiana University, USA, co-Editor in Chief of THRI and HRI-18 General Chair
  • Sonya Kwak, KAIST, South Korea, HRI-19 Program Chair
  • Takayuki Kanda, Kyoto University/ATR, Japan, HRI-18 General Chair
  • Tony Belpaeme, Ghent University, Belgium/University of Plymouth, UK, HRI-20 General Chair
  • Wendy Ju, Cornell Tech., USA, At-large member, 2017-2020

Past Chairs (in reverse chronological order)

  • Jeonghye Han, Cheongju National University of Education, South Korea
  • Holly Yanco, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
  • Vanessa Evers, University of Twente, The Netherlands
  • Takayuki Kanda, Kyoto University/ATR, Japan
  • Julie A. Adams, Oregon State University, USA

Past Members (in alphabetical order)

  • Aaron Steinfeld, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Alan Schultz, Naval Research Laboratory, USA
  • Ana Maria Paiva, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Andrea Thomaz, University of Texas Austin, USA
  • Aude Billard, EPFL, Switzerland
  • Bill Smart, Oregon State University, USA
  • Ben Kröse, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Brian Scassellatti, Yale University, USA
  • Christoph Bartneck, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Cynthia Breazeal, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
  • David Woods, Ohio State University, USA
  • Dong-Soo Kwon, KAIST, South Korea
  • Francois Michaud, University of Sherbrooke, Canada
  • Franz Kummert, Bielefeld University, Germany
  • Gerhard Sagerer, University of Bielefeld, Germany
  • Greg Trafton, Naval Research Laboratory, USA
  • Hideaki Kazuoka, University of Tsukuba, Japan
  • Hiroshi Ishiguro, Osaka University, Japan
  • Jeonghye Han, Cheongju National University of Education, Korea
  • Jodi Forlizzi, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Julie A. Adams, Vanderbilt University, USA
  • Kerstin Dautenhahn, University of Hertfordshire, UK
  • Kerstin Severinson-Eklundh, KTH, Sweden
  • Laurel Riek, UC San Diego, USA
  • Leila Takayama, UC Santa Cruz, USA
  • Masahiro Shiomi, ATR, Japan, HRI-14 Finance Chair
  • Matthew Johnson, IHMC, USA
  • Matthias Scheutz, Tufts University, USA
  • Maya Cakmak, University of Washington, USA
  • Michael A. Goodrich, Brigham Young University, USA
  • Michita Imai, Keio University, Japan
  • Odest Chadwicke Jenkins, University of Michigan, USA
  • Pamela J. Hinds, Stanford University, USA
  • Peter Kahn, University of Washington, USA
  • Robin Murphy, Texas A&M, USA
  • Sara Kiesler, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Sonia Chernova, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • Sonya Kwak, Ewha Womans University, Korea
  • Sylvain Calinon, EPFL, Switzerland
  • Terry Fong, NASA, USA
  • Tony Belpaeme, University of Plymouth, UK
  • Yiannis Demiris, University of Edinburgh, UK
  • Yukie Nagai, Osaka University, Japan

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