Bio & Research:
His research interest is in robotics, especially in intelligent functions for mobile robots. Besides his work on map evaluation, Dr. Schwertfeger also worked and published on mapping, object detection and robot autonomy. He successfully participated in many robot competitions, both as team member and as judge and organizer. Dr. Schwertfeger was the chair of the 2014 German Open RoboCup Rescue competition. In 2012 he won the best paper award at the International Workshop on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR). He is the reviewer for many top journals and conferences in the area of robotics.