Trappl Robert

Director of the Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence, where he manages the Department of Applied Cognitive Science and Social Robotics. Gives lectures and seminars at the University of Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna (Austria). Editor-in-chief of “Applied Artificial Intelligence” and “Cybernetics and Systems”. Published numerous books, most recently “Wissenschaft und Medizin” (2013), “Your Virtual Butler: The Making-of” (2013). In 2014 “A Construction Manual for Robots’ Ethical Systems” will be published. Leads several research projects and works on the flagship project of the European Union “Human Brain Project” in the field of Neurorobotics.