Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rüdiger Dillmann

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rüdiger Dillmann

Scientific Director
Intelligent Systems and Production Engineering


With a PhD in Electrical Engineering and a post-doctorate in computer science on the subject of learning robots, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rüdiger Dillmann has dedicated himself to the development of autonomous robots that can correctly interpret human behavior and learn from it.

At the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Rüdiger Dillman is spokesman of the collaborative research division “Humanoid Robots” as well as of the focus “Anthropomatics and Robotics”. He is also spokesman of the research division “Intelligent Systems and Production Engineering” (ISPE) at the FZI Research Center for Information Technology.

Engagements and Awards

  • Spokesman of the Collaborative Research Division 588 “Humanoid Robots” at KIT
  • Spokesman of the KIT- Focus “Anthropomatics and Robotics”
  • Editor in Chief of the book series COSMOS (Cognitive Systems Monographs), Springer.
  • IROS Fellow
  • General Chair of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2013

IEEE Fellow (2012)

for his contributions to robot programming and human-centered technologies