Prof. Robert Babuska received the M.Sc. (Hons.) degree in control engineering from the Czech Technical University in Prague, in 1990, and the Ph.D. (cum laude) degree from TU Delft, the Netherlands, in 1997. He has had faculty appointments with the Czech Technical University in Prague and with the Electrical Engineering Faculty, TU Delft. Currently, he is a full professor of Intelligent Control and Robotics at TU Delft, Faculty 3mE, Department of Cognitive Robotics. He has extensive experience with leading research project teams and in 2012 he established the TU Delft Robotics Institute (robotics.tudelft.nl) of which was the scientific director until 2016. His research interests include adaptive and learning control, reinforcement learning, nonlinear system identification, state estimation, and dynamic multi-agent systems. He has been involved in the applications of these techniques in various fields, ranging from process control to robotics and aerospace. Dr. Babuska has published three research monographs, three edited books, and over 280 scientific papers. He is the recipient of the 2009 Andrew P. Sage Award for the best paper published annually in IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics. He served as the chair of the IFAC technical committee on Cognition and Control and as associate editor in several archived journals, including Automatica, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 871295.
The SEACLEAR project spans four years, running from January 1st, 2020 to December 31st, 2023.