Steering Committee

Co-chairs

  • James Young, University of Manitoba, Canada, 2022-2025
  • Ana Paiva, University of Lisbon, Portugal, 2021-2024

Members (in alphabetical order)

  • Henny Admoni, USA, HRI 2021 Finance Co-chair
  • Cindy Bethel,  USA, HRI 2021 General Chair
  • Elizabeth Broadbent, New Zealand, HRI 2021 Program Co-chair
  • Maya Cakmak, USA, HRI 2023 Program Co-chair
  • Ginevra Castellano, Sweden, HRI 2023 General Co-chair
  • David Feil-Seifer, USA, HRI 2021 Program Co-chair
  • Maartje de Graaf, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, At-large member, 2019-2022
  • Odest Jenkins, University of Michigan, USA, co-Editor in Chief of THRI
  • Michelle Johnson, USA, HRI 2023 Finance Co-chair
  • Laura Hiatt,  USA, HRI 2021 Finance Co-chair
  • Iolanda Leite,  Sweden, HRI 2023 Program Co-chair
  • Severin Lemaignan, Spain, At-large member, 2021-2024
  • Daniel Rea, Canada, HRI 2022 and HRI 2023 Finance Co-chair
  • Laurel Riek, USA, HRI 2023 General Co-chair
  • Selma Sabanovic, Indiana University, USA, co-Editor in Chief of THRI and HRI-18 General Chair
  • Daisuke Sakamoto, Japan, HRI 2022 General Co-chair
  • Masahiro Shiomi, ATR, Japan, HRI 2022 Program Co-chair
  • Daniel Szafir, USA, HRI 2021 Program Co-chair
  • Fumihide Tanaka, Japan, At-large member, 2021-2024
  • Kate Tsui, USA, HRI 2021 and HRI 2022 Finance Co-chair
  • Marynel Vázquez, USA, Junior at-large member, 2021-2024
  • Astrid Weiss, Austria, HRI 2022 General Co-chair
  • Thomas Williams, USA, At-large member, 2021-2024

Past Chairs (in reverse chronological order)

  • Michita Imai, Keio University, Japan
  • Bilge Mutlu, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Gerhard Sagerer, Bielefeld University, Germany
  • 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
  • Micheal A. Goodrich, Brigham Young University, USA
  • Alan C. Schultz, Naval Research Laboratory, USA

Past Members (in alphabetical order)

  • Julie A. Adams, Oregon State University, USA
  • Christoph Bartneck, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Paul Baxter, Lincoln University, UK
  • Tony Belpaeme, University of Plymouth, UK
  • Aude Billard, EPFL, Switzerland
  • Cynthia Breazeal, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
  • Maya Cakmak, University of Washington, USA
  • Sylvain Calinon, EPFL, Switzerland
  • Sonia Chernova, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • Jongsuk Choi, KIST, South Korea
  • Kerstin Dautenhahn, University of Hertfordshire, UK
  • Yiannis Demiris, University of Edinburgh, UK
  • Terry Fong, NASA, USA
  • Kerstin Fischer,  University of Southern Denmark
  • Jodi Forlizzi, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Michael A. Goodrich, Brigham Young University, USA
  • Hatice Gunes, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Pamela J. Hinds, Stanford University, USA
  • Jeonghye Han, Cheongju National University of Education, Korea
  • Guy Hoffman, Cornell University, USA
  • Michita Imai, Keio University, Japan
  • Hiroshi Ishiguro, Osaka University, Japan
  • Odest Chadwicke Jenkins, University of Michigan, USA
  • Matthew Johnson, IHMC, USA
  • Wendy Ju, Cornell Tech., USA
  • Malte Jung, Cornell University, USA
  • Peter Kahn, University of Washington, USA
  • Takayuki Kanda, Kyoto University/ATR, Japan
  • Hideaki Kazuoka, University of Tsukuba, Japan
  • Sara Kiesler, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Jung Kim, KAIST, South Korea
  • Ben Kröse, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Franz Kummert, Bielefeld University, Germany
  • Sonya Kwak, Ewha Womans University, Korea
  • Dong-Soo Kwon, KAIST, South Korea
  • Iolanda Leite, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
  • Francois Michaud, University of Sherbrooke, Canada
  • Robin Murphy, Texas A&M, USA
  • Bilge Mutlu, University of Wisconsin–Madison, USA
  • Yukie Nagai, Osaka University, Japan
  • Ana Maria Paiva, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Hirotaka Osawa, University of Tsukuba , Japan
  • Ana Paiva, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
  • Laurel Riek, UC San Diego, USA
  • Gerhard Sagerer, University of Bielefeld, Germany
  • Brian Scassellatti, Yale University, USA
  • Matthias Scheutz, Tufts University, USA
  • Alan Schultz, Naval Research Laboratory, USA
  • Kerstin Severinson-Eklundh, KTH, Sweden
  • Masahiro Shiomi, ATR, Japan
  • David Sirkin, Stanford University, USA
  • Bill Smart, Oregon State University, USA
  • Aaron Steinfeld, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Sonya Kwak, KIST, South Korea
  • Leila Takayama, UC Santa Cruz, USA
  • Adriana Tapus, ENSTA-ParisTech, France
  • Andrea Thomaz, University of Texas Austin, USA
  • Greg Trafton, Naval Research Laboratory, USA
  • Astrid Weiss, Technical University of Vienna, Austria
  • Janet Wiles, University of Queensland, Australia
  • David Woods, Ohio State University, USA
  • James Young, University of Manitoba, Canada

Policy documents