Organization of RoboCup

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President

  • Itsuki Noda [1] , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan
    • President 2014-
    • Vice President 2008-2013
    • Trustee since 1999
    • Creator and founder of RoboCup Soccer Simulation, 1996

Founding Trustees

  • Hiroaki Kitano [2], Systems Biology Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    • Founding President
    • President 1996-2002
    • General Chair RoboCup'97, Nagoya, Japan
  • Minoru Asada [3], Osaka University, Japan
    • Japan, Finances
    • RoboCup Soccer
    • President 2002-2008
    • Founding Trustee
    • Trustee 1996-2013
    • General Chair RoboCup'02, Fukuoka, Japan
    • Co-Chair RoboCup'05, Osaka, Japan
  • Manuela Veloso [4], Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA
    • RoboCup Soccer
    • President 2008-2011
    • Vice-President 2002-2008
    • General Chair RoboCup'01, Seattle, USA
    • Founding Trustee, 1996

Past President

  • Daniele Nardi [5], Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    • Elected first term in 2011
    • President 2011-2014
    • Vice-President 2008-2011
    • Trustee since 2003
    • Co-Chair RoboCup'03, Padova, Italy

Vice Presidents

  • Gerhard Kraetzschmar [6], Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, Sankt Augustin, Germany
    • Europe, Finances
    • Appointed new first term in 2008
    • Trustee since 2004
    • Appointed Vice President 2012
  • Peter Stone [7], University of Texas, Austin, USA
    • RoboCup Soccer
    • Regional Committees Advisor
    • Trustee second term 2010
    • Appointed Vice President 2013
  • Changjiu Zhou [8], Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore
    • RoboCup Soccer
    • Elected first term in 2010
    • General Chair RoboCup'10, Singapore, Singapore
    • Appointed Vice President 2013
  • Amy Eguchi [9], Bloomfield College, USA
    • RoboCupJunior
    • Elected second term in 2012
    • Co-Chair RoboCupJunior '02, Fukuoka, Japan, Co-Chair RoboCupJunior '09, Graz, Austria, General Chair RoboCupJunior '10, Singapore, Singapore
    • Appointed Vice President 2013

Board of Trustees

  • Daniel Polani [10], University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK
    • President-Elect 2016
    • Trustee since 2008
    • Humanoid
  • Pedro Lima [11], Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
    • Trustee since 2003
    • RoboCup@Home
  • Luca Iocchi [12], Università di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
    • RoboCup@Home
    • Elected first term in 2013
  • Daniel D. Lee [13], University of Pennsylvania, USA
    • RoboCup Soccer
    • Elected first term in 2013
  • A. Fernando Ribeiro [14], Universidade do Minho, Portugal
    • RoboCup Soccer and RoboCupJunior
    • Elected first term in 2013
  • H. Levent Akin [15], Bogaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey
    • Robocup Soccer
    • Elected second term in 2014
    • General Chair RoboCup'11, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Oskar von Stryk [16], Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
    • RoboCup Soccer, RoboCup Rescue
    • Elected second term in 2014
  • Sven Behnke [17], Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Germany
    • Humanoid
    • Elected first term in 2014
  • Oliver Obst [18], CSIRO Computational Informatics, Australia
    • Humanoid
    • Elected first term in 2014
  • Komei Sugiura [19], National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan
    • RoboCup@Home
    • Elected first term in 2014
  • XiaoPing Chen[20], University of Science and Technology of China, China
    • Elected second term 2015
    • General Chair RoboCup '15, Hefei, China
  • Claude Sammut [21], University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    • RoboCup Soccer
    • Elected second term in 2016
  • Tijn van der Zant [22], University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    • RoboCup@Home
    • Elected second term in 2016

Treasurers

  • Tucker Balch [23], Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
    • Americas, Finances
    • Trustee 2001-2013
    • Co-Chair RoboCup'01, Seattle, USA
    • General Chair RoboCup'07, Atlanta, USA
    • Vice President 2007-2013
  • Minoru Asada [24], Osaka University, Japan
    • Japan, Finances
    • RoboCup Soccer
    • President 2002-2008
    • Founding Trustee
    • Trustee 1996-2013
    • General Chair RoboCup'02, Fukuoka, Japan
    • Co-Chair RoboCup'05, Osaka, Japan

Former Trustees

  • Luis Almeida, Universidade do Porto, Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal
    • Trustee 2008-2016
    • Vice President 2012-2013
    • General Chair RoboCupJunior '05 Osaka,Japan
    • Local Co-Chair RoboCupJunior '04, Lisbon Portugal
  • Bernardo Cunha, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
    • Trustee 2015-2016
  • Adam Jacoff, National Institute for Standards and Technology, Washington DC, USA
    • Trustee 2009-2015
  • Tucker Balch, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    • Trustee 2001 -2013
    • General Chair, RoboCup 2007 Atlanta
    • Co-Chair RoboCup'01, Seattle, USA
    • Vice President 2007-2013
  • Ubbo Visser, University of Miami, Coral Gables, USA
    • Trustee 2006-2012
  • Martin Riedmiller, University of Freiburg, Germany
    • Trustee 2008-2011
  • Satoshi Tadokoro, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    • Trustee 2004-2010
  • Elizabeth Sklar, Brooklyn College, New York, USA
    • RoboCupJunior (founding member)
    • Trustee 2002-2008
  • Hans-Dieter Burkhard, Humboldt University, Germany
    • Trustee, 1998-2008, Vice-President, 2002-2008
  • Silvia Coradeschi, Orebro University, Sweden
    • Trustee, 1999-2008
    • General Chair RoboCup'99, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Enrico Pagello, University Padova, Italy
    • Founding Trustee, 1997-2008, Vice-President, 2002-2008
    • General Chair RoboCup'03, Padova, Italy
  • Dominique Duhaut, University of Bretagne Sud, France
    • Founding Trustee, 1996-2002
    • General Chair RoboCup'98, Paris, France
  • Frans Groen, Intelligent Systems Lab Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    • Trustee, 1999-2001
  • Milind Tambe, University of Southern California, USA
    • Trustee 1999-2001
  • Andrew Jennings, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia
    • Trustee, 1997-2000
    • General Chair RoboCup'00, Melbourne, Australia

Executive Committee

Executive Committee members are responsible for the long term goals of the league and thus have also contact to other leagues as well as to the RoboCup federation. The Executive Committee presents the league and its achievements to the RoboCup federation every year and gets feedback to organize the league. All committee members are also members of the Technical Committee. Executive Committee members are elected by the board of trustees of the RoboCup federation; they serve 3-year terms.

Soccer Simulation

  • Tomomi Kawarabayashi, 1st Term until 2017
  • Mikhail Prokopenko, 1st Term until 2017
  • Marco Simoes, 1st Term, until 2018
  • Nuno Lau, 2nd Term, until 2019

Small Size Robot Soccer

  • Mehmet Akar, 2nd Term, until 2017
  • Kazuhito Murakami, 1st Term, until 2017
  • Joydeep Biswas, 1st Term, until 2017
  • Rong Xiong, 1st Term, until 2018

Middle Size Robot Soccer

  • Ricardo Dias, 1st Term, until 2019
  • Junhao Xiao, 1st Term, until 2019
  • Robin Soetens, 2nd Term, until 2019

Standard Platform Robot Soccer

  • Rico Tilgner, 1st Term, until 2019
  • Brad Hall, 2nd, until 2017
  • Eric Chown, 2nd Term, until 2019

Humanoid Robot Soccer

  • Reinhard Gerndt, 1st Term until 2017
  • Sean Luke, 1st Term until 2017
  • Jacky Baltes, 1st Term, until 2019
  • Soroush Sadeghnejad, 1st Term until 2017

Rescue Robot

  • Raymond Sheh, 1st Term until 2017
  • Jafar Chegini, 1st Term, until 2018
  • Sören Schwertfeger, 1st Term, until 2019
  • Tetsu Kimura, 1st Term, until 2019


Rescue Simulation

  • Arnoud Visser, 2nd Term, until 2018
  • Nobuhiro Ito, 2nd Term, until 2017
  • Farshid Faraji, 1st Term, until 2018

At Home

  • Dirk Holz, 2nd Term, until 2018
  • Kai Chen, 1st Term, until 2019
  • Caleb Rascon, 1st Term, until 2019
  • Sven Wachsmuth, 2nd Term, until 2019

At Work

  • Walter Nowak, 1st Term, until 2018
  • Nico Hochgeschwender, 1st Term, until 2018

Logistics League

  • Ulrich Karras, 1st Term, until 2017
  • Tim Niemueller, 1st Term, until 2017

Junior

  • Gerard Elias, 2nd Term, until 2019
  • Kate Sim, 2nd Term, until 2018
  • Luis Jose Lopez Lora, 1st Term, until 2019
  • Irene Kipnis, 1st Term, until 2019


Symposium 2017

  • TBA

Former Executive Committee Members

Simulation League

  • Hideisa Akiyama (Fukuoka University, Japan)
  • Sanem Sariel-Talay (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey)
  • Oliver Obst (CSIRO, Sydney, Australia)
  • Sahar Asadi (Orebro University, Sweden)

Small Size Robot League

  • Kanjanapan Sukvichai (Kasetsart University, Thailand)
  • Alfredo Weitzenfel (University of South Florida, USA)
  • Tadashi Naruse (Aichi Prefectural University, Japan)
  • Ng BengKiat (Ngee Ann Poly Technic, Singapore)
  • Paulo Costa (University of Porto, Portugal)
  • Brett Browning (Carnegie Mellon University, U.S.A.)
  • Raul Rojas (Free University of Berlin, Germany)
  • Tim Laue (DFKI Bremen, Germany)

Middle Size Robot League

  • Roel Merry (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands)
  • Yasutake Takahashi (Osaka University, Japan)
  • Andrea Bonarini (Politechnico di Milano, Italy)
  • Fernando Ribeiro (University of Minho, Portugal)
  • Gerald Steinbauer (Graz University of Technology, Austria)

Standard Platform League

  • Dan Lee (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
  • Gal Kaminka (Bar Ilan University, Israel)
  • Claude Sammut (University of New South Wales, Australia)
  • Thomas Roefer (University of Bremen, Germany)
  • Noriaki Mitsunaga (ATR, Japan)
  • Alessandro Saffiotti (Orebro University, Sweden)
  • Masahiro Fujita (Sony Corp., Japan)
  • Michael Quinlan (The University of Texas at Austin, USA)

Humanoid League

  • Carlos Acosta (Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore)
  • Sven Behnke (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitat Bonn, Germany)
  • Luis F Lupian (Universidad La Salle, Mexico)
  • Norbert M. Mayer (Osaka University, Japan)
  • Thomas Christaller (Fraunhofer Institute for Autonomous Intelligent Systems, Germany)
  • Pasan Kulvanit (King Mongkut's University of Technology, Thailand)

Education

  • Paul Levi (University of Stuttgart, Germany)

RoboCupRescue Robot League

  • Tetsuya Kimura (Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan)
  • Andreas Birk (International University Bremen, Germany)

RoboCupRescue Simulation League

  • Stefano Carpin (University of California, Merced, USA)
  • Tomoichi Takahashi (Meijo University, Japan)
  • Stephen Balakirsky (NIST, USA)

At Home

  • Komei Sugiura (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan)
  • Luca Iocchi (University of Rome, "La Sapienza", Italy)
  • Thomas Wisspeintner (Fraunhofer AIS, Germany)
  • Tijn van der Zant (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)
  • Javier Ruiz de Solar (Universidad de Chile, Chile)

Junior

  • Martin Bader (IGV, Germany)
  • Ashley Green (The Open University, UK)
  • Brian Thomas (Bellarine Secondary College, Victoria, Australia)
  • Jeffrey Johnson (Open University, United Kingdom)
  • Henrik Hautop Lund (University of Southern Denmark, Denmark)

Web Presentation

  • Ansgar Bredenfeld (Fraunhofer AiS, Germany)

Technical Committees

The Technical Committee for each league is responsible for planning the technical aspects of the league in short term to keep in the roadmap of the whole RoboCup in long term, i.e. the committee defines the rules for the next RoboCup and takes care of the according refereeing. All members are elected by the team leaders of the teams which have participated in the previous competition. In addition, all members of the Executive Committee are members of the Technical Committee.


RoboCup Soccer

  • Simulation League
    • Abbas Abdolmaleki (3D)
    • Patrick McAlpine (3D)
    • Yue Huang (3D)
    • Nader Zare (2D)
    • Sebastian Marian (2D)

RoboCup Rescue

  • Robot League
    • Masayuki Okugawa
    • Raimund Edlinger
    • Sakol Nakdhamabhorn
    • Mehdi Dadvar
  • Virtual
    • Fatemeh Pahlevan Agahababa
    • Francesco Amigoni
    • Masaru Shimizu

RoboCup@Home

  • @Home League
    • Loy Van Beek
    • Hideoki Nagano
    • Jose Martinez-Carranza
    • Wei Shuai
    • Rodrigo Ventura
    • Kathrin Evers

RoboCup@Work

  • @Work League
    • Sebastian Zug
    • Asadollah Norouzi
    • Robin Kammel
    • Benjamin Schnieders

RoboCupJunior


  • RCJ Soccer
    • TBA


  • RCJ Rescue
    • TBA


  • RCJ OnStage (former Dance)
    • TBA


  • CoSpace Sub-Committee
    • TBA

  • Logistics League
    • Christian Deppe
    • Ulrich Karras
    • Tobias Neumann
    • Tim Niemueller
    • Alain Rohr
    • Gerald Steinbauer

Organizing Committees

The Organizing Committee of each league is responsible for preparing and organizing the competition. This mainly includes making the schedule, performing the qualification process, and running the competition. The committee members are selected by the Executive Committee of the league and the RoboCup Trustees.


RoboCup Soccer

  • Humanoid League
    • Chair: Maike Paetzel
    • Local Chair: Yasuo Hayashibara
    • Soroush Sadeghnejad
    • Reinhard Gerndt
    • Jacky Baltes
    • Bente Reichardt
    • Agnes Passault
    • Rodrigo Guerra
  • Standard Platform League
    • Hayden Smith
    • Patrick Göttsch
    • Kunikazu Kobayashi
    • José Miguel Yáñez
    • John Genter (Independent OC Volunteer)
  • Simulation League
    • Teruya Yamanishi (3D)
    • Kosuke Onda (3D)
    • Tomohiro Iwanaga (3D)
    • Hidehisa Akiyama (2D)

RoboCup Rescue

    • Virtual Robot:
    • Fatemeh Pahlevan Agahababa
    • Francesco Amigoni
    • Masaru Shimizu

RoboCup@Home

  • @Home League
    • Chair: Mauricio Matamoros
    • Raphael Memmesheimer
    • Josemar Rodrigues de Souza
    • Jeffrey Too Chuan Tan
    • Alexander Willem Moriaty
    • Ryuichi Ueda
    • Francisco Javier Rodriguez Lera

RoboCup@Work

  • RoboCup@Work
    • Philipp Busse
    • Asadollah Norouzi
    • Daniele Evangelista

RoboCupJunior


  • RCJ Soccer
    • TBA


  • RCJ Rescue
    • TBA


  • RCJ OnStage (former Dance)
    • TBA


  • CoSpace Sub-Committee
    • TBA

  • Logistics League
    • Ulrich Karras (Exec)
    • Wataru Uemura (LOC)
    • Alexander Ferrein
    • Sebastian Reuter
    • Thomas Voss
    • Thomas Zürcher

Internal Advisory Board

All past members of the RoboCup Federation (RCF) Executive Board and Trustees Board as well as past RoboCup Chairs are invited to the RCF Internal Advisory Board (IAB). Please send email to April Foster, april[dot]robocup[at]gmail[dot]com, if you are missing from this list and would like to join our IAB.

  • IAB Members
    • Alessandro Saffiotti (Orebro University, Sweden)
    • Alfredo Weitzenfeld (University of South Florida, United States)
    • Andreas Birk (Jacobs University, Bremen)
    • Ansgar Bredenfeld (Dr. Bredenfeld UG, Germany)
    • Ashley Green (Open University, United Kingdom)
    • Brian Thomas (Bellarine Secondary College, Australia)
    • Cetin Mericli (Carnegie Mellon University, United States)
    • Daniel Polani (University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom)
    • Dominique Duhaut (University of Bretagne Sud, France)
    • Eli Kolberg (Bar-Ilan University, Israel)
    • Elizabeth Sklar (Brooklyn College, New York, United States)
    • Enrico Pagello (University Padova, Italy)
    • Frans Groen (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)
    • Franz Wotawa (Graz University of Technology, Austria)
    • Hans-Dieter Burkhard (Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany)
    • Jacky Baltes (University of Manitoba, Canada)
    • Jesus Savage (National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico)
    • Martin Riedmiller (University of Freiburg, Germany)
    • Michail Lagoudakis (Technical University of Crete, Greece)
    • N. Michael Mayer (National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan)
    • Noriaki Mitsunaga (ATR, Japan)
    • Pedro Lima (Instituto Superior Técnico - Lisbon Technical University, Portugal)
    • Raul Rojas (Free University of Berlin, Germany)
    • Satoshi Tadokoro (Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan)
    • Stefano Carpin (University of California, Merced, United States)
    • Stephen Balakirsky (NIST, United States)
    • Tetsuya Kimura (Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan)
    • Tekin Mericli (Carnegie Mellon University, United States)
    • Thomas Roefer (University of Bremen, Germany)
    • Tim Laue (DFKI Bremen, Germany)
    • Ubbo Visser (University of Miami, Coral Gables, United States)
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