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Pioneer in AI and Robotics, UC Berkeley Professor, Artist, Inventor

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Award-Winning Roboticist

William S. Floyd Jr. Distinguished Chair in Engineering, UC Berkeley

Co-Founder and Chief Scientist of Ambi Robotics

Artist and Inventor

Award winning Roboticist, Filmmaker, and UC Berkeley Engineering Professor Ken Goldberg is a popular public speaker who combines compelling images and videos in dynamic presentations on emerging Artificial Intelligence and Robotics technologies, sharing insights about what isn’t new, what is new, and how we can prepare for the future.

Ken trains the next generation of researchers and entrepreneurs in his research lab at UC Berkeley.  Ken is a pioneer in technology and visual expression, bridging the “Two Cultures” of Art and Science. With unique skills in creative problem solving, invention, and thinking on the edge, Ken has presented over 400 keynote and invited lectures to audiences around the world at events such as the World Economic Forum, Aspen Ideas Festival, Google Zeitgeist, TEDx, Web 2.0, SXSW, and at Google, General Electric, Intel, Cisco, Fujitsu, Siemens, Autodesk, Samsung, Tata, Vodefone, Deutsche Telekom, Fidelity, and Flextronics on topics such as the five listed below.

Ken Goldberg is Chief Scientist at Ambi Robotics where he does pioneering research in optimal robot grasping, motion, and design for applications ranging from surgery to manufacturing to precision agriculture to social media. He is Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research with appointments in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Art Practice, the School of Information and UCSF Radiation Oncology. Ken is Chair of the Berkeley AI Researc (BAIR) Steering Committee and Director of the CITRIS "People and Robots" Initiative (75 faculty across 4 UC campuses). Ken also served as Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE) and was Co-Founder of: the Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM), Hybrid Wisdom Labs, the Moxie Film Studio, the African Robotics Network (AFRON), and Founding Director of UC Berkeley's Art, Technology, and Culture Lecture Series. Ken's artwork has appeared in 70 exhibits including the Whitney Biennial and he developed the first provably complete algorithm for part feeding and the first robot on the Internet. Ken’s projects are regularly featured on television, radio, and in publications such as the New York Times, The Atlantic, and der Spiegel.

Ken was awarded 9 US patents, the NSF Presidential Faculty Fellowship (PECASE 1995), the Joseph Engelberger Award (top honor in Robotics, 2000), the IEEE Major Educational Innovation Award (2001), and elected IEEE Fellow in in 2005.

With unique skills in creative problem solving, invention, and thinking on the edge, Ken has engaged audiences around the world in over 400 keynotes.

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Thank you for sharing your knowledge and expertise of the future of robotics with the Cisco research community. Your energy and engagement with the audience made it an exceptional experience for all involved!

- Cisco

Thank you for sharing your knowledge and expertise of the future of robotics with the Cisco research community. Your energy and engagement with the audience made it an exceptional experience for all involved!

- Cisco

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