Pedro Lima

IST, representing INSIDE ERI

Pedro U. Lima received the Licenciatura and M.Sc degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from IST in 1984 and 1989, respectively, and the Ph.D. (1994) in Electrical Engineering from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA, where he was also a researcher in the CIRSSE NASA Center. Currently, he is an Associate Professor at IST, Universidade de Lisboa, and a researcher of the Institute for Systems and Robotics, where he is the coordinator of the Intelligent Robots and Systems group. He is the co-author of two books, and Associate Editor of the Elsevier’s Journal of Robotics and Autonomous Systems. Pedro Lima was President and founding member of the Portuguese Robotics Society, was National Delegate to EU and ESA Space Robotics programs and was awarded a 6-month Chair of Excellence at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain in 2010. Pedro is a Trustee of the RoboCup Federation and the Coordinator of the FP7 Coordination Action RoCKIn.