CV of Principal Investigators


Dr. Serge Kernbach

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Research Interests:

  • Collective Systems, Advanced Mechatronic Systems, Cognitive Systems & Robotics
  • Computer Science, Distributed Artificial Intelligence, Synergetics and Self-organization
  • Bio-/Chemo- Hybrid Systems, weak Bio-physical Interactions, audio/video/sensor data processing

Serge Kernbach is a director of research center of advanced robotics and environmental science (up to 03.2013 - head of collective robotics group at the University of Stuttgart, Germany). He graduated in electronic engineering and computer science in 1994. In 1996 he was awarded Presidential Fellowship as a young researcher, in 1997 - the DAAD fellowship, he was a guest scientist in the center of Synergetics leaded by Prof. H. Haken, who also co-supervised his PhD work. In 2007 his doctoral thesis won the faculty-award as the best dissertation of the year. Since 2004 he has been a coordinator of several European research projects on the field of collective robotics and biohybrid systems. Serge’s main research interest is focused on artificial biological and technological collective systems, AI, biohybridization, sensor systems, he is an author and co-author of over 200 articles in international journals and conferences with best paper awards, edited a few books .