PROF. DR. METIN SITTI
Metin Sitti received the BSc and MSc degrees in electrical and electronics engineering from Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, in 1992 and 1994, respectively, and the PhD degree in electrical engineering from the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, in 1999. He was a research scientist at UC Berkeley during 1999-2002. He is currently a director in Max-Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart, Germany and a professor at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA. His research interests include physical intelligence, medical miniature robot, smobile milli/microrobots, and bio-inspired and smart micro/nanomaterials. He is an IEEE Fellow. He received the SPIE Nanoengineering Pioneer Award in 2011 and the NSF CAREER Award in 2005. He received many best paper, video, and poster awards in major robotics and adhesion conferences. He is the editor-in-chief of Journal of Micro-Bio Robotics.