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Roel Pieters

Associate Professor (tenure track), Intelligent Machines and Robotics.

About me

I lead the Cognitive Robotics research group. My research interests are in enabling humans and robots to interact and collaborate.


Co-responsible for TAU's robotics major studies and Robolab Tampere

Main positions of trust

Vice-chair of IEEE Finland CSS/RAS/SMCS Joint Chapter

Research topics

  • Human-robot interaction
  • Cognitive robotics
  • Deep learning for robotics
  • Robot design

Research unit

Automation Technology and Mechanical Engineering

Research career

I obtained my MSc and PhD in robotics at Eindhoven University of Technology (NL) in 2009 and 2013, respectively. I was a postdoctoral researcher in ETH Zurich (CH) from 2013 to 2016 and in Aalto University (FI) from 2016 to 2017.
Since September 2017 I lead the Cognitive Robotics research group at Tampere University.

Selected publications

See my research group's website