Wolfram Burgard is VP for Automated Driving Technology at the Toyota Research Institute in Los Altos, USA. He is on leave from a Professorship for Autonomous Intelligent Systems at the University of Freiburg, Germany. His interests lie in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics. He has made substantial contributions to several relevant problems in Robotics including state estimation, navigation, localization, SLAM and mobile manipulation. For his work, Wolfram Burgard received the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, the most prestigious German research award, and an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council. He is fellow of the AAAI, the EurAI as well as the IEEE. He currently also serves as President of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society.
Automated Driving Technology,
Toyota Research Institute