ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, HEAD OF USD MODULAR ROBOTICS RESEARCH LAB, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN DENMARK (SDU) .
Kasper Stoy is a robotics and artificial intelligence researcher holding an associate professor position at The Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute at the University of Southern Denmark.
He is concerned with the construction and design of robots, but being a computer scientist he has made most of his published contributions in distributed control of multi-robot systems and modular robotics. He has published more than sixty papers at international conferences and journals and is the author of the book “Self-Reconfigurable Robot: An Introduction” from MIT Press. He also co-founded Universal Robots, a company focused on user-friendly robot arms for industry. He is an active player in the international robot research community and reviews for all major journals and conference in robotics. He has also worked for extended periods of time at University of Southern California, Harvard University, University of Tarapacá (Chile), and Seam Reap (Cambodia). He holds an M.Sc. degree in computer science and physics from the University of Aarhus, Denmark (1999) and a PhD. degree in computer systems engineering from the University of Southern Denmark (2003).