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John M. Hollerbach University of Utah, USA

John M. Hollerbach is Professor of Computer Science, and Research Professor of Mechanical Engineering, at the University of Utah. From 1989 to 1994 he was the Natural Sciences and Engineering/Canadian Institute for Advanced Research Professor of Robotics at McGill University, jointly in the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering. From 1982 to 1989 he was on the faculty of the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and a member of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT; from 1978 to 1982 he was a Research Scientist. He received his BS in chemistry ('68) and MS in mathematics ('69) from the University of Michigan, and SM ('75) and PhD ('78) from MIT in Computer Science. In 1984 he received an NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award, in 1988 he was named a Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, and in 1996 he became an IEEE Fellow. He was the Program Chairman of the 1989 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, a member of the Administrative Committee of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society from 1989 to 1993, Technical Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation from 1989 to1994, and Treasurer of the IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromec