Ken Goldberg supervises research in Robotics and Automation. He holds degrees in Electrical Engineering and Economics from the University of Pennsylvania (1984) and a Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University (1990).
He joined the UC Berkeley faculty in 1995 and is a Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. Ken and his co-authors have published over 300 peer-reviewed technical papers on algorithms for robotics, automation, and social information filtering, and he holds ten U.S. patents.
He was awarded the Presidential Faculty Fellowship by President Clinton in 1995, the National Science Foundation Faculty Fellowship in 1994, the Joseph Engelberger Robotics Award in 2000, and was elected IEEE Fellow in 2005.