Bio: Dieter Fox is Professor in the Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington. He grew up in Bonn, Germany, and received his Ph.D. in 1998 from the Computer Science Department at the University of Bonn. Fox joined the UW faculty in the fall of 2000. Currently Professor Fox shares his time between UW and Nvidia, where he leads the Robotics Research Lab in Seattle.
His research interests are in robotics, artificial intelligence, and state estimation. Dieter is the head of the UW Robotics and State Estimation Lab RSE-Lab, a Fellow of the AAAI, ACM, and IEEE, recipient of the IEEE RAS Pioneer Award, and served as an editor of the IEEE Transactions on Robotics.